Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
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Latest blog posts
  • Whimbrel!

    Hello, there's been a whimbrel at Old Moor today. It's been there all day, or at least it was until I left which was about 4pm. It was asleep or just sitting/standing quietly for quite a chunk of today and then mid-afternoon it woke up and started...
  • Another kingfisher sighting!

    Hello, it's always a good when whenever you catch a glimpse of a kingfisher, usually a flash of brilliant blue that zips on by and doesn't stay for you to have a good look! Today somebody did have that moment on the bridge from the car park to...
  • Three Black Terns!

    Hello, another glorious day to be out and about and at Old Moor in particular this afternoon when 3 black terns decided to pay us a visit! As of when I rang up for the sightings, they were still there. They can be seen on the Mere from the Family Hide...
  • Shrews! - Sightings, 22 April

    Hi Folks! It was another lovely day in the Dearne Valley today and, at one point, the thermometer read nineteen degrees. I confidently expect some local newspaper to run a “phew, wotta scorcher (for April)” headline tomorrow. Needless to say...
  • Such Wonderful Weather!

    Hello, don't you think that the weather been amazing?! What an absolutely glorious day to be out and about and especially if you were at Old Moor today. Many thanks to everyone who put sightings in the book, it's pretty full! I spent a lovely...
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