Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
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  • Wednesday and Thursday combined -30 & 31st July

    Somehow I seem to have lost a day, so I'll try to make up for it in this bumper sightings post. Black-tailed godwit count in the book for the last couple of days reached five on Wath Ings where there were also sightings of snipe, green sandpiper...
  • Sightings from Old Moor, Tuesdays 29th July

    Busy day today on the reserve with Tuesday Tales prooving as popular as ever so thanks to Chris and Bob, you can find them in their story tellinbg tent every Tuesday during the school holidays. Now onto the sightings, starting in the bird garden where...
  • Sightings Monday 28th July

    Apologies for the slight delay in posting the sightings today but I was waiting for a positive ID on this fantastic water stick insect that was found by one of our younger visitors from the pond dipping platform today. Rumer and Cara Sanderson found...
  • Saturday Sightings 26th July

    Hello, here are the sightings from OM today from the book. Main Mere - a garganey, 2 black tailed godwits, oystercatcher, a barnacle goose, a peregrine, 5 common sandpipers, 4 green sandpipers and a wigeon. Wath Ings - 8 little egrets and 2 LRP...
  • 2 birds in the book!

    Hello, I took a photo of the sightings book at about 4pm today...only 2 bird sightings.There were however butterflies, flowering plants and dragonflies. Birds - a green sandpiper and a common sandpiper. Butterflies - peacocks, commas, gatekeepers...
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