Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
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Latest blog posts
  • March at last! - Sightings, 1 Mar.

    Hi folks! Welcome to the first sightings blog of March. I know that to scientific folk we have to wait twenty more days for the vernal equinox but to us gardeners the first of March is officially ‘spring’! The winter months have finally passed...
  • It's Friday the 27th!

    It's nearly the end of February already ...soon be March then! The sightings today are from the book. In the bird garden visitors saw yellowhammer, reed buntings, goldfinches, blue tits, great tits, long tailed tits, robins, blackbirds, collared...
  • Another Boom!

    Hello! A bittern boom was heard this morning at Old Moor which was great news! Actually, the entry in the book says it was more of a 'croak' than a boom....still, a great 'hearing!' I'll start this eve with the sightings from...
  • The Crescent Moon Last Night....

    It clouded over last night so I didn't quite manage a photo of the lovely crescent moon in the night sky...ah well, fingers crossed for this evening! Still, we do have the sightings from the book today :) Two buzzards were seen over the reedbeds...
  • Crescent Moon...

    Anyone noticed the lovely little crescent moon today? It'll be beautiful later in the darkness if the sky stays clear... I've just visited google where it says that the moon today is in a 'waxing crescent phase,' which is the first...
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