Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Saturday, 21 December 2013
Big Garden Gathering
I don't usually post sightings from my Stocksbridge garden, but there were exceptional numbers on the feeders early this morning for around 20 minutes with:1 male Sparrowhawk (not surprisingly the final visitor), 2 Wood Pigeon, 1 Stock Dove, 3 Collared Doves, 2 Magpies, 3+ Coal Tits, 1 Willow Tit, 30+ Blue Tits, c10 Great Tits, 3 Robins, 5 Dunnocks, 5+ House Sparrows, 2 Chaffinches, 11 Greenfinches, 3 Goldfinches, 1 Siskin and 6 Bullfinches - and all this in a garden approx. 3m x 4m.