Monday 22 March 2021

Carlton Marsh

Today's highlights singing Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaffs, 2 Buzzards,12 Tufted Ducks, 2 Water Rails, 30 Yellow Buntings in to roost with 15 Fieldfares and 3 Redwings. 2 Snipe left west before dark. A Weasel was seen in the car park (Dave Smith). 

Cudworth Common

3 Ringed Plovers were on the ash plain and 2 Redshanks were in the Symphony compound! 1 singing Little Grebe on Ferrymoor ponds.

Also of note 3 singing Chiffchaffs, 1 Pair of Red -legged and 1 pair of Grey Partridge, 12 Yellow Buntings, 10 Reed Buntings and 12 Skylarks. A pair of Willow Tits (1 singing) were located in mixed woodland at 15.45hrs opposite the southern end of the Symphony factory 'What 3 Words' clicker.broads.aliens (Les & Andrew Corral/CG).

Dearne Valley Park

3 Buzzards were thermalling, Sparrowhawk, 9 Peacock, 14 S. Tortoiseshell, 16 Comma and a Bee Fly.  A Bank Vole was also seen (Chris Parkin).

6 Coal Tits in Dave Smith's garden was unusual.

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