Saturday 27 May 2017

Moorland news + 27/5/17.

Last nights nocturnal jaunt. - Ewden stone circle track had 1 churring Nightjar on broomhead moor at 10-08pm. Also heard clapping but not seen, + 3 Woodcocks, 2+ Golden Plovers, 1 chipping Snipe, 5 displaying Lapwings. Better Nightjar news at Mortimer road/ Gill Royd lane junction with 2 churring and 2 showing. Also here Woodcock and 3+ displaying Snipe. Nowt audible in the midhope res./low moor area apart from displaying Snipe. This afternoon at wharnclffe wood no sign of any Wood Warblers and at cliffe wood 3 Pied Flycatchers showing well and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. A birdwatcher in cliffe wood reckons on about 8 males in there. Does anyone have any news on Wood Warbler at wharncliffe wood ?.

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