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11th June A Cuckoo reported from Eastfield Lane (per MC).

10th June 2 Red Kite over Roche Abbey & 6 Buzzard from Kings Wood. A Kingfisher at Brown Bailey's (ADH). A Hobby >N over Axle Lane (MC).

9th June At Hodsock were a pair of Little Ringed Plover with 2 juvs, Oystercatcher with 1 juv. and 6 Lapwing with at least 4 juvs. (MC).

5th June A Little Egret >S over Axle Lane (MC).

3rd June An Oystercatcher on the lawn at Lingodell (LC).

1st June The highlights from the "Big Sit" at NAPT today between 0400-2200 were Reed Warbler & Garden Warbler over towards Cramfit, c10 Buzzard, c4 Kestrel, Raven >NW, c4 Sparrowhawk, Hobby >S and Red Kite- from the hide with a total of 47 species seen or heard (ADH). A Garden Warbler in a garden at Axle Lane (MC). A Red Kite this afternoon over Crowgate, South Anston (AM).

29th May A Yellow Wagtail at Tommy Flockton's Marsh (JCe).

27th May At Roche Abbey this morning were 2 Marsh Tit, single m Teal, 2 Moorhen, 14 Mallard, m Gadwall, Spotted Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Buzzard, 2 Red Kite and Lapwing. At Thornbury Hill were 8 Skylark, Cormorant >W and 8 Buzzard. At Brown Bailey's were 11 Sand Martin, 3 Mallard and a Coot (ADH).

24th May Hobby >E over the old college field, Dinnington at 0626 (JW).

21st May An Osprey circling high over Axle Lane before >N (MC).

13th May A Red Kite >E over Axle Lane (MC).

11th May A probable Montagu's Harrier >N over Axle Lane. Watched for approx. 5 minutes in scope, but was silhouetted. Shape and flight indicated a Montagu's Harrier (MC). Little Owl and Lesser Whitethroat at Harry Croft's Quarry (LC & FK). At Thurcroft Marsh, a single Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, single Chiffchaff, Song Thrush and a m Reed Bunting. Thurcroft Pit Top yielded 7 Willow Warbler, 12 Whitethroat, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Reed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Blackcap, 6 Reed Bunting, Kestrel and 4 Buzzard (MC). Dipper reported at Stone (MS).

Raven & Buzzard @ Harry Croft's Quarry © Les Coeclick for orig pic

Little Owl @ Harry Croft's Quarry © Les Coeclick for orig pic

10th May At Thurcroft Marsh were 3 Swift, 6 Whitethroat, 2 Grey Partridge and 2 displaying Sparrowhawk (BC).

8th May A Red Kite >E over Axle Lane (MC).

7th May At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) were 2 Sedge Warbler, a Reed Warbler, a Cetti’s Warbler, plus Little Grebe on the pond (WB).

6th May 4 Common Crane >S over Dinnington, towards Anston at 1145 (SJ). A Hobby hunting along Axle Lane before >E (MC).

5th May A Ring Ouzel at Harry Croft's Quarry, plus Lesser Whitethroat by entrance (AM). By the N entrance to Thurcroft Pit Top, a Garden Warbler. From Carr Hill, towards Brookhouse were 3 Buzzard (PL). An Osprey photographed at Langold Lake today (ACh).

Osprey @ Langold Lake © Andrew Cavanaghclick for orig pic

Osprey @ Langold Lake © Andrew Cavanaghclick for orig pic

Osprey @ Langold Lake © Andrew Cavanaghclick for orig pic

Osprey @ Langold Lake © Andrew Cavanaghclick for orig pic

29th April 2m & 1f Wheatear at Axle Lane (WB).

27th April At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland), both Sedge Warbler & Reed Warbler at the fishing ponds (WB).

26th April A Corn Bunting singing from wires past the horse paddocks on Rackford Lane (AM). At Hodsock this evening were 30 Swallow, 6ad, 4juv. Lapwing, 4 Black-headed Gull, 2 Avocet still present, 10ad, 8juv. Mallard, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, a pair of Teal, 12 Linnet, 4m Yellow Wagtail, a pair of Shoveler, 4 Skylark, a pair of Grey Partridge, 3 Sand Martin, 2 Moorhen, 6 Buzzard, m Gadwall, Oystercatcher and 2 Greylag Goose. At NAPT were 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Mallard, 5 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 2 Lesser Redpoll & Reed Warbler (ADH).

25th April A Reed Warbler in the reedbed at Cramfit Corner at NAPT (BC).

24th April At Hodsock this morning, the 2 Avocet remain as does the summer plumage m Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Little Ringed Plover, plus Redshank, 3 Shoveler, Yellow Wagtail and 4 Swallow (MC).

23rd April At Hodsock this morning were summer plumaged m Bar-tailed Godwit (first twitchable record. Previous record was a fly-over), 2 Avocet still present, 2m Gadwall, 2m Yellow Wagtail, c6 Swallow, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, a pair of Shoveler, 4 Oystercatcher, 6 Pied Wagtail, 4 Linnet, 3 Meadow Pipit, 3 Black-headed Gull, 4 Greylag Goose, m Kestrel, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 16 Lapwing, m Peregrine and 2 Buzzard (MC, ADH & BC).

Brian Chambers & Mick Clay @ Hodsock © Andy Hirst click for orig pic

22nd April An evening visit to Langold Lake produced 6 Robin, 5 Song Thrush, Heron, 12 Mallard, 23 Tufted Duck, 9ad. & 3juv. Coot, 5 Blackcap, 2 pairs of Mute Swan, and 1 nest, 4 Lapwing, 9ad & 19juv Greylag Goose, 3 pairs (3 nests) of Great Crested Grebe, 2 Moorhen, single Sand Martin, 3 Swallow, 3 Nuthatch, 2 House Martin, Green Woodpecker, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull >N, Grey Wagtail and 3 Stock Dove (ADH).

21st April Lesser Whitethroat still at Tommy Flockton's Marsh, plus 2 Sand Martin >S (SA). Lesser Whitethroat in Harry Croft's Quarry (AM). At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) this morning were Green Woodpecker, a pair of Bullfinch, 3 Whitethroat, 6 Reed Bunting and a Cetti’s Warbler (WB). A Lesser Whitethroat at Wallingwells (BC). A single Swift >N over Axle Lane (MC).

20th April A Lesser Whitethroat at Tommy Flockton's Marsh. At Axle Lane, an imm. m Peregrine hunting, a f Peregrine mobbing a Buzzard and 4 displaying Sparrowhawk (MC).

19th April 2 Avocet still present at Hodsock this morning, plus 2 Little Ringed Plover (BC). Sedge Warbler by the hospice at NAPT this morning (MC).

Avocet @ Hodsock © Andy Hirstclick for orig pic

18th April A pair of Avocet at Hodsock mid-morning, plus 3 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Swallow, 2 Gadwall and 12 Lapwing. With 3 Sand Martin & 2 Oystercatcher at sewage works (WB). 2 Avocet Still present at 1900 (ADH). 5 juv. Greylag Goose at Langold Lake (MSc).

15th April 2m Wheatear at Axle Lane (MC).

14th April 6 Sand Martin over Harry Croft's Quarry (AM). 3 (2m,1f) Wheatear & single Yellow Wagtail still present at Axle Lane, plus Sand Martin and 2 House Martin >N. Later a m&f Peregrine mobbing Buzzard (MC).

13th April At Axle Lane this morning were 3 (2m,1f) Wheatear, 2 Yellow Wagtail and Swallow >S (MC). A House Martin >NW over Axle Lane (ADH).

12th April 2 Swallow over Grange Farm Court, Woodsetts (NB). Swallow over Pocket Handkerchief Lane (JW).

11th April At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) were 2 Whitethroat, 5 Willow Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 10 Chiffchaff, Cetti’s Warbler and 3 House Martin >N (MC).

10th April Along the Chesterfield Canal, near Turnerwood were 2 Swallow, 18 Brambling and 4 Blackcap, all near lock 29 (WB).  At Lindrick Golf Course were 4 Willow Warbler & 2 Blackcap. At Brown Bailey’s pond were 10 Sand Martin and  2 Great Crested  Grebe (BC).

7th April Willow Warbler singing in Harry Croft's Quarry, plus Green Woodpecker (AM).

6th April 2 Swallow over observers Woodsetts garden (GP).

5th April Osprey reported to catch a fish at Safety Kleen fishing Pond, Dinnington Marsh (per JW).

4th April At Hodsock were 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Gadwall, 9 Lapwing & 2 Redshank (WB & BC).

1st April An evening visit to Langold Lake produced 4 Chiffchaff, 4 Nuthatch, 6 Great Crested Grebe plus 2 nests, 25 Greylag Goose, 15 Mallard, pair of Grey Wagtail, 2 Moorhen, 12 Tufted Duck, 2 Blackcap, 11 Coot and a Green Woodpecker (ADH).

30th March A probable Lesser Spotted Woodpecker in Anston Stones Wood this morning, near the Rookery (AM & MS). Red Kite & Curlew over Harry Croft's Quarry (LC). This afternoon at Hodsock were 2 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 pairs of Gadwall, 13 Lapwing, 2 Black-headed Gull, pair of Mallard and 3 Buzzard (ADH).

29th March 6 Great Crested Grebe inc. 1 nest at Langold Lake and 3 singing Blackcap. At Hodsock were 2 Oystercatcher, 10 Lapwing, a Sparrowhawk and a Yellowhammer (GF & LF). A Red Kite over Long Thwaite Wood (LC).

Great Crested Grebe nest @ Langold Lake © Geoff Facer click for orig pic

27th March 3 Egyptian Goose and Little Egret (WB, GF & LF). Cetti's Warbler at Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) (WB).

26th March 2 Golden Plover at Axle Lane plus Raven >N & 8 Buzzard circling (MC). A Red Kite over Anston Stones Wood (WB).

24th March A Red Kite over First Lane (MC).

23rd March at least 12 Chiffchaff along the Chesterfield Canal (BC). Oystercatcher on flooded field at Axle Lane (MC). Little Owl at Carr (ADH).

21st March A Red Kite >W over NAPT (MC). A m Stonechat towards the Todwick end of Axle Lane (BC). At At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) this morning were 3 Lesser Redpoll, a Yellowhammer, 5 Reed Bunting, 4 Bullfinch, 2 Jay & 9 Chiffchaff (WB).

19th March At Moses Seat, above Lindrick were a Green Woodpecker & 3 Chiffchaff (BC). Evening visit to Harry Croft's Quarry produced 2 Moorhen, 3 Coot, 6 Mallard, 4 Little Grebe, Chiffchaff, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 9 Linnet & 2 Yellowhammer (ADH). 3 Chiffchaff in Long Thwaite wood (JW). At least 5 singing Chiffchaff in Anston Stones Wood (AM).

17th March At Tommy Flockton’s Marsh today were 5 Little Egret, 2 Egyptian Goose, 27 Wigeon & 6 Teal (BC).

15th March Singing Chiffchaff in Anston Stones Wood (AM). And 6 Chiffchaff at Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) (MC).

13th March At Tommy Flockton’s Marsh were 5 Little Egret, 26 Wigeon, 7 Teal, 2 Buzzard mobbed by 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull (WB).

12th March Raven >E over Axle Lane plus 5 Buzzard (MC).

11th March At Axle Lane around the flooded field area were 9 Lapwing, 3 Herring Gull, 38 Black-headed Gull, 2 Canada Goose a Mallard, c20 Meadow Pipit, 9 Yellowhammer and  2 Pied Wagtail (BC). In a stubble field near Anston Grange Farm were Stonechat, 15 Yellowhammer, 20+ Reed Bunting, 12 Chaffinch, 20+ Meadow Pipit & 2 Buzzard (WB).

10th March 500 Fieldfare at Axle Lane (MC).

9th March 42 Whooper Swan >N over Roche Abbey. On the flooded field at Axle Lane, by Greenscene were single Dunlin, 46 Lapwing, Common Gull and 130 Black-headed Gull (MC). 3 Buzzard mobbed by 2 Raven at the far end of Rackford Road, also 25 Fieldfare (AM).

6th March 2 Raven and 2 Stonechat along First Lane (MC).

4th March 2 Grey Partridge at Axle Lane, from the observers back garden (MC).

Grey Partridge @ Axle Lane © Mick Clayclick for orig pic

Grey Partridge @ Axle Lane © Mick Clayclick for orig pic

2nd March A f Stonechat at Axle Lane, plus 2 Raven over Axle Lane at lunchtime (MC). At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland), a mixed flock 40 Siskin & Lesser Redpoll (WB).

1st March At a very flooded Tommy Flockton’s Marsh were 26 Wigeon, 12 Teal, 3 Little Egret, 2 Egyptian Goose &  5 Moorhen (BC).

25th February Over Swinston Hill Wood were c250 Pink-footed Goose >N (AM). A Red Kite over Eastfield Lane today (MC).

24th February M&f Stonechat still at Axle Lane wall and 39 Meadow Pipit (MC). The Woodsetts Starling murmration continued this evening with c150 birds (BCa).

22nd February At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) were 2 Egyptian Goose. At Tommy Flockton's Marsh were 22 Wigeon, 16 Teal, 4 Little Egret & 6 Moorhen and 22 Siskin at At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) (BC) Plus 20 Lesser Redpoll (WB).

21st February c50 Brambling in a mixed Chaffinch flock of between 100 to 150 birds just passed Turnerwood, in a stubble field. Also c20 Siskin higher up the Chesterfield Canal (AM). At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland), were 2 m Goosander on the fishing ponds (BC).45+ Siskin at Gateford- junction of Carlton Road & Eddison Park Avenue, also on garden feeders (RP).

20th February 5 Little Egret at Tommy Flockton's Marsh (BC). At Axle Lane today were Raven, 2m and a f Stonechat (MC). At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) were 8 Lesser Redpoll, and just outside the square a Stonechat (WB).

19th February Cetti's Warbler and Water Rail at Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) (MC & BC).

18th February Around Roche Abbey were 3 Song Thrush, 4 Wren, 4 Robin, 4 Stock Dove, c50 Siskin, m Grey Wagtail, 3 pairs of Mallard, Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, 7 Teal, 2 Moorhen, 2 Coot and 14 Jackdaw. From the groups raptor watch at Kings Wood Corner between 0915-1300 were Cormorant >N, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c20 Pheasant, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Nuthatch, 19 Buzzard, Jay, Mistle Thrush, 5 Skylark, 2 Common Gull >NW, 2 Black-headed Gull >NW, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull >N, 2 Greylag Goose, Tawny Owl hooting at 1100, 10 Fieldfare, 2m Sparrowhawk, 2 Red Kite and a Raven. Plus 12 Lapwing, 6 Starling >N and a pair of Kestrel. An afternoon visit to Hodsock produced 3 Oystercatcher, 5 Lapwing, 4 Pied Wagtail, Sparrowhawk, 28 Stock Dove and 18 Golden Plover >S (ADH).

17th February At Turnerwood were c150 flock Linnet, Chaffinch, at least 30 Brambling & 4 Reed Bunting (WB). Plus c40 Brambling by Dewidales Wood (BCa).

9th February 5 Golden Plover at Axle Lane (WB). 5-6 Waxwing over Laughton Common > Laughton-en-le Morthen (JW). 2 Lesser Redpoll >W over S. Anston (AM).

8th February Probable 20+ Waxwing >N over Throapham (ADH).

7th February 140 Pink-footed Goose >W over Axle Lane early morning, plus 2 Stonechat and 12 Yellowhammer at the Todwick end (MC). Two skeins of Pink-footed Goose >W over Throapham at 1150, consisting 45 & 55 birds (FK). At Hodsock were 2 Oystercatcher a Sparrowhawk (WB).

6th February 2-300 Starling over Woodsetts at dusk (AM).

3rd February At Tommy Flockton's Marsh this morning were 3 Little Egret, 12 Wigeon & 9 Teal. At Turnerwood were Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail, Nuthatch & c60 Linnet (WB). A m Blackcap on feeders in S. Anston (SA). Dipper still present at Roche Abbey (per RP).

2nd February c350-400 Starling over Woodsetts this evening (BCa),

1st February 9 Whooper Swan >W over Common Farm, Dinnington (MC). c200 Starling over Woodsetts at dusk (AM).

31st January 2 Red Kite over Roche Abbey (per RP).

30th January Dipper still present at 1600, in narrow channel between the stepping stones and kissing gate. Also 2 Grey Wagtail and a Tawny Owl calling at 1500 (per RP).

28th January From a Dinnington garden for the The Big Garden Birdwatch; 10 Blackbird, 2 Blue Tit, 6 Chaffinch, a Dunnock, 12 Goldfinch, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Collared Dove, 10 Greenfinch, 2 Robin, 15 Woodpigeon, a Starling & Blackcap (LC). 2 Red Kite >S over Tommy Flockton's Marsh (MC).

27th January At Axle Lane today were 47 Lapwing and 5 Buzzard (MC).

26th January 6 Raven over First Lane, S. Anston, plus Peregrine hunting over Axle Lane (MC).

25th January A Waxwing >N over Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) (per BirdGuides). Plus 2 Waxwing in a tree to the N, by the main road through Langold (PB).

24th January 2 Little Egret at Langold Lake (MSc). Dipper still present at Roche Abbey (JOM & RP).

23rd January A Dipper via (MNR)- Doncaster WhatsApp group, along Firbeck Dike at Roche Abbey (ADH, MC & JW). Also Red Kite, 4 Teal and 4 Gadwall (MC & BC).

Dipper @ Roche Abbey © John Williamsonclick for orig pic

Dipper @ Roche Abbey © John Williamsonclick for orig pic

Dipper @ Roche Abbey © Mick Clay click for orig pic

22nd January c40 Waxwing in small berry tree opposite the Dentist on New Street, Dinnington @ 1106 (MC, SJ). 20 Waxwing present here by 1210 (RP).

Waxwings @ Dinnington © Sue Jordanclick for orig pic

Waxwings @ Dinnington © Sue Jordanclick for orig pic

Waxwing @ Dinnington © Sue Jordanclick for orig pic

21st January Juv. Stonechat at Axle Lane wall, towards Todwick end (MC).

19th January At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) today, a Jack Snipe flushed, 5 Siskin and 2 Bullfinch (WB). 7 Waxwing by 36 Rectory Gardens, Todwick (BC). (but no sign at 1400).

18th January 5 Waxwing at Swinston Hill Road, Dinnington (RSm).

Waxwing @ Swinston Hill Road, Dinnington © Richard Smithclick for orig pic

13th January 3 Brambling in trees near the old sewage works at Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) (BC).

9th January A pair of Stonechat at Dewidales, plus c50 Goldfinch (BCa). Great White Egret and a Grey Heron at Axle Lane still (PT).

5th January The Great White Egret still present at Axle Lane, by the ponds (MC).

4th January At least 4 Water Rail at Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland). The Great White Egret still present at Axle Lane, by the ponds (MC).

3rd January At Axle Lane this morning, a Raven >S and 76 Pink-footed Goose >N (MC). 160 Pink-footed Goose >W over Tommy Flockton’s Marsh (WB) and 80 Pink-footed Goose >W over S. Anston, plus Raven Calling (AM). Great White Egret and Stonechat at Axle Lane this afternoon (MC).

1st January At Axle Lane this morning were Little Egret, Grey Heron, Great White Egret, Cormorant, 60 Fieldfare, Buzzard, 6 Herring Gull & 3 Black-headed Gull. Tommy Flockton's Marsh held several Redwing, 35 Greylag Goose, Kestrel, 16 Wigeon, 9 Moorhen, 16 Mallard, 2 Little Egret, 9 Teal, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull >W & 2 Herring Gull. At NAPT 2 Egyptian Goose flew off >S, 21 Mallard, 2 Woodcock, 4 Stock Dove, Buzzard, c200 Pink-footed Goose in 2 skeins >SSE & a Grey Wagtail. A covey of 12 Grey Partridge by Common Road. Around Roche Abbey were 12 Siskin, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Buzzard, 2 Nuthatch, and Marsh Tit. A flock of 50 Linnet along Eastfield Lane, by Ledger Lakes. At Langold Lake were c100 Canada Goose, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 20 Tufted Duck, 17 Coot, 28 Mallard, 276 Black-headed Gull, 6 Moorhen & 2 Mute Swan. Dusk at Thurcroft Marsh produced Sparrowhawk, 6 Redwing, 25 Magpie, Barn Owl, Kestrel & Buzzard (ADH, MC & BC). Barn Owl hunting along Crowgate, S. Anston (MC).

31st December At Axle Lane were Great White Egret and 3 Little Egret before flying off towards Tommy Flockton's Marsh (MC).

30th December The annual SK58 Post Christmas Walk produced, along Eastfield Lane; 60 Fieldfare, 200 Woodpigeon and 10 Linnet. At Slade Hills were c100 Black-headed Gull and 5 Buzzard feeding on worms. Around Roche Abbey were 2 Marsh Tit, 5 Mallard & 4 Teal. At Stone were 2 Kestrel, m Sparrowhawk & Buzzard (ADH, MC, PBa, & AM).

29th December At Axle Lane ponds were 2 Little Egret and a Great White Egret (MC). A Red Kite over Throapham Orchard (ADH).

28th December At Axle Lane were Great White Egret, Peregrine and Red Kite >N (AE).

26th December 110 Pink-footed Goose >E over Axle Lane. Stonechat and Great White Egret also present (MC).

25th December 2 Stonechat at Axle Lane, plus 100 Golden Plover (MC).

24th December At Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) were Sparrowhawk, 5 Siskin, 6 Reed Bunting, 22 Redwing and a Kestrel (WB).

23rd December At Tommy Flockton’s Marsh were 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Little Egret, 7 Teal, 11 Wigeon and 4 Mallard (BC).

20th December A Red Kite over Langold Lake this morning, a Little Egret in the shallows. Plus 40-50 Pink-footed Goose >NE (MSc). Stonechat, 24 Lapwing, 93 Golden Plover at Axle Lane. Plus 46 Pink-footed Goose >E (MC).

18th December This morning at Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) was a mixed flock 50+ Goldfinch & Siskin, also 28 Fieldfare, 42 Redwing, 4 Bullfinch, Kestrel and 2 Jay. Tommy Flockton’s Marsh produced 4 Little Egret & 8 Wigeon (WB).

16th December A Stonechat and 26 Golden Plover at Axle Lane (MC).

14th December A Red Kite >N over Axle Lane (MC).

13th December 6 Buzzard and 21 Golden Plover at Axle Lane (MC).

10th December 4 Waxwing at Anston Grange Farm today (GF & LF).

5th December At a very wet Tommy Flockton’s Marsh this morning were c50 Mallard, c25 Wigeon, c20 Teal. Also 2 Little Egret, 2 Egyptian Goose, Grey Heron, 6 Moorhen, m Gadwall, 8 Canada Goose, 3 Mute Swan, 22 Black-headed Gull and c12 Redwing (BC). 30 Pink-footed Goose >W over Throapham (ADH).

3rd December Jack Snipe at Kiveton Pit Top (Kiveton Community Woodland) (WB).

1st December Little Egret at Langold Lake this morning (MSc).

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