Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
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Latest blog posts
  • Sightings 24th June

    Hello! Thanks go to Andrew for sending the sightings my way this eve. I'll start with Twitter this eve. From the Barnsley Birders (@Barnsleybsg) we have sightings of - the little bittern, great bittern, a marsh harrier which later became 2 marsh...
  • And there were six..... Sightings 23rd June

    Hello again, my title refers to the fact that there are only six sightings in the book today. Good stuff though! The little bittern was barking from around the wildlife ponds this morning at 10.15am. Chris Harris has just tweeted that he’s just...
  • Hobby - Sightings, 22 June

    Hi Folks! Apparently it was quite a nice one out there in the Dearne Valley today with some pretty bright and warm periods. Sadly, this didn’t entice the little bittern to show himself at Old Moor despite a determined number of watchers scouring...
  • No Sight or Sound....

    No sight or sound of the little bittern today as of me typing this. It doesn't necessarily mean it isn't at Old Moor, but time will tell. Hello by the way :) There have however been plenty of sightings of our bitterns ! In short, reedbeds...
  • Midsummer - Sightings, 20 June

    Hi Folks! This being a leap year, today is in fact the summer solstice and not tomorrow. You could have been forgiven for not remembering that amid this morning’s gloom but then, as I write this, the sun is shining and, well, it does in fact feel...
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