From Old Moor & Dearne Valley nature reserves in England:
23 Aug 2014 7:58 PM
Hello, a tricky bit of each blog I write is the title. I have to think up a new one every time… so, today in our fab cafe we had a great lunch, roasted butternut squash with couscous!
From the Barnsley Birders on Twitter – a juv marsh harrier over the reedbeds/cuckoo tree this morning, 16 black tailed godwits, 2 LRP’s [lesser ringed plovers], 2 golden plover and a greenshank. Most likely Wath Ings and the main Mere for these sightings.
Wombwell Ings – a garganey, 7 black tailed godwits and 3 greenshank.
From the book at OM…
Wader Scrape – 2 lesser black backed gulls, juv shelduck, a yellow wagtail flying over, a common sandpiper, 5 snipe, a shelduck, a stock dove, 3 swifts, a peregrine and a vole was seen near this hide.
Family Hide – a kingfisher, a buzzard, a green sandpiper and a 2 common sandpipers.
A kingfisher was also seen over the Mere and 2 green woodpeckers were seen on the road in and also from Green Lane and the FPW hide.
Field Pool West – a little egret.
Field Pool East – a greenshank