Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
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  • Halloween Sightings

    Hello, here are the Halloween sightings....hopefully I can use this as a title, we shall soon see! It's been another sunny warm day today with many dragonflies, both hawkers and darters, and some even mating! Bird garden - blue tits, great tits...
  • Wednesday... and the Sightings

    Hello, I checked the book today to see if there was anything from yesterday after I left and there was..... so I shall start with those today. Yesterday later on from the book - 4 snipe, a great spotted woodpecker, a stonechat, a kingfisher on Wath...
  • Early....

    Hello, after the belated sightings the other day it's time for the 'early' sightings. I left Old Moor at about 2.30pm so if you added to the book after that then apologies but it won't be in this blog. It has been another warm and sunny...
  • Warm, Sunny and Blustery Monday...

    Hello, as the title says, it has been a blustery but also a lovely warm sunny day at Old Moor. We had dark clouds all around us but somehow it stayed sunny over the reserve! The sightings today are mainly from the book. Wath Ings - 2 spotted redshanks...
  • 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...
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