Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
Do you love visiting our Dearne Valley reserves? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • Boom Boom Boom – Sightings 26 Jan.

    Hi Folks! The title? No, not Private Baldrick’s attempt at war poetry nor the catch phrase of a famous puppet (whatever happened to Basil? He must be the oldest fox in show business by now). No, my title comes from a cracking day at Old Moor . Yes...
  • Sunny Sunday and the Sightings...

    Hello, I had a short visit to Old Moor this aft and had a lovely wander down to the reedbed screen in the sunshine. I was hoping to see a water rail but didn't manage it. Instead I bumped into a couple of friends that I hadn't seen for a while...
  • Planets and Pintails - Sightings, 24 Jan.

    Hi Folks! What a day it’s been at Old Moor today. The reserve was very busy indeed – probably in part due to it being the Big Garden Birdwatch weekend but also because the sun shone and at times it almost felt – well, spring-like. ...
  • Friday 23rd January & The Sightings...

    Hello, my turn today and the sightings are from the book, thanks go to Craig for emailing them to me :) I'll start in the bird garden where there were sightings of pheasants, blackbirds, robins, greenfinches, goldfinches, long tailed tits, dunnocks...
  • A White One - Sightings, 21 Jan.

    Hi Folks! Well, you hardly need a weather summary from me tonight. Needless to say, it was a white one with the snow overnight making it all the more important to keep those bird feeders topped up. There’s no doubt that tonight will test the mettle...
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