Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
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  • Belated....

    Hello, here are the sightings from yesterday which are taken solely from the Barnsley Birders on twitter... Great news that a bittern was seen yesterday afternoon at Old Moor! There was a whooper swan on the Mere first thing, it then flew off towards...
  • Whoopers....

    Hello, the sightings are once again taken solely from the Barnsley Birders via twitter. 26 whooper swans were on Old Moor yesterday and today there has been one at Old Moor and one at Wombwell. Whooper swans are mainly winter visitors from Iceland...
  • Monday and the Sightings from Old Moor....

    Hello, I haven't seen the book today so the sightings are taken solely from the Barnsley Birders via Twitter (@Barnsleybsg). This evening - a barn owl, a peregrine and 7 black tailed godwits. This afternoon on Wath Ings there was a jack snipe...
  • The Sightings on Saturday 18th...

    Hello, I spent a couple of hours at a warm & windy Old Moor this afternoon, very nice it was too! Quite a few people told of many birds of prey sightings form Wath Ings so I'll start the sightings there, it sounds amazing! Wath Ings/main...
  • It's Friday and here are the Sightings...

    Hello, a big thanks go to Lauren in the Visitor Centre for emailing me the sightings from the book today! Here they are.... Bird Garden : Bullfinch, Tree Sparrow, Collared Dove, Chaffinch, Magpie, Pheasant, Mallard and a Stock Dove. Wath Ing...
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