Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
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Latest blog posts
  • Another First - Sightings, 27 June

    Hi Folks! It was another great day in the Dearne Valley today. When I got to Old Moor, I headed straight for the Bittern Hide to pick up the latest news. It was great to see the place was packed with visitors all eager to catch a glimpse of those bitterns...
  • Gathering Wits - Sightings, 26 June

    Hi Folks! Raincoat? No, shorts. Thick jumper? Maybe just a T-shirt. I dunno. Perhaps, all of the above… just in case. This June seems to want it all! I mean yesterday some of us had hail for goodness sake. And speaking of having it all, our...
  • Sightings 24th June

    Hello! Thanks go to Andrew for sending the sightings my way this eve. I'll start with Twitter this eve. From the Barnsley Birders (@Barnsleybsg) we have sightings of - the little bittern, great bittern, a marsh harrier which later became 2 marsh...
  • And there were six..... Sightings 23rd June

    Hello again, my title refers to the fact that there are only six sightings in the book today. Good stuff though! The little bittern was barking from around the wildlife ponds this morning at 10.15am. Chris Harris has just tweeted that he’s just...
  • Hobby - Sightings, 22 June

    Hi Folks! Apparently it was quite a nice one out there in the Dearne Valley today with some pretty bright and warm periods. Sadly, this didn’t entice the little bittern to show himself at Old Moor despite a determined number of watchers scouring...
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