Bird & wildlife sightings from the Barnsley recording area.
Sunday, 17 December 2017
Wilthorpe Marsh sewage farm 17/12/17.
Sunny late morning and productive. Infested with flies on the filter beds and surprisingly no Chiffchaffs. Water Pipit showed well a few times preening on the filter bed carousel wires. Also 15+ Meadow Pipits, c.60 Pied Wagtail, 6 Grey Wagtail, 1 Green Sandpiper. 6 Siskin were feeding in alders, 2 Goldcrests and 1 C Snipe flushed. Fly overs were 6 Herring Gulls, 3 Cormarants, C Buzzard, Kestrel.