Category Archives: Birds

Peregrine watch proves successful

Sunday shoppers were enthralled at the sight of wild peregrines high up on the cathedral during this morning’s peregrine watch organised by Francis. People were actually gasping and squealing with delight as they looked through telescopes for the first time … Continue reading

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Sparrowhawk on the Westgate run!

Viv Owen, an artist who has a studio on Westgate, sent me a note to say she has been watching a visitor to the fire escape metal works who had been there for most of the day. This new visitor … Continue reading

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Waxwings in Ryhill and at Pugneys

Just answered the phone and as I approached the dining room window to pick up the receiver, I thought I could hear waxwings. Looking out of the window, there were 27 waxwings in the top of the oak tree in … Continue reading

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Barn Owl at Cold Heindley

A barn owl was seen hunting the edge of the fields between Cold Heindley and Wintersett reservoir at dusk this evening.

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Great Northern Diver at Pugneys

Got a call last night to say there was a great northern diver (common loon for the USA visitors) on Cawood’s Pool at Pugneys Country Park and it had still been there at dusk. So, I set off early this … Continue reading

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