Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
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Latest blog posts
  • Shifts - Sightings, 8 Feb.

    Hi Folks! Lots of showers today in the Dearne Valley and the odd appearance of sunshine – or maybe I imagined that. As a result the sightings have been a little sporadic today but I’ll do my best to sort it out for you. Starting at Wombwell...
  • Kortnebbgås - Sightings, 7 Feb.

    Hi Folks! Today began with the news that THEY have been seen again... - the beardies of course! This is great news especially as it has now been twenty days since they were first reported. Today’s sighting was of two birds in the reedbeds at Old...
  • Red-Necked Grebe!

    Hello! The exciting news from Old Moor today is that a red-necked grebe arrived on the Mere. The last time we had a visit from a red-necked grebe was in 1995! From Tom Hibber t via Twitter we have the following quote - ' I think extent of yellow...
  • 4th of Feb - Sightings

    Hello, I'll launch straight in with the news that we still have bearded tits at Old Moor! Two of them were seen twice (I think) from the reedbed screen today as well as being heard from there too. Good news indeed! There is another sighting in...
  • Everyday - Sightings, 3 February.

    Hi Folks! It was a sunny one today in the Dearne Valley and there was just enough light at either end of the day to appreciate some of the local flora. Snowdrops aplenty now but also daffs – not the fancier varieties yet, just the cookers –...
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