Birding Diary for 1977

Saturday, 29th October @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Overcast.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Collared Dove

Dunnock

Great Tit

House Sparrow

Magpie

Robin

Song Thrush

Starling

Wren

Sunday 30th October, morning @ Redmires

Rain and strong W wind. Poor light.

Large gull-like birds, nearly all black: lapwing or oystercatcher?

Wednesday 2nd November, afternoon @ Redmires

Overcast and strong W wind. Poor light.

Not a single dicky bird!

Thursday 3rd November @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Redwing in garden with several blackbirds.

Saturday 12th November @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Coal Tit (a rarity)

Collared Dove

Dunnock

Great Tit

House Sparrow

Magpie

Robin

Starling

4 greenfinches appeared for the first time recently to feed on nuts.
Chaffinch has been rare recently, but one noted.
(Also saw jackdaw at Broomhill on the road.)

Saturday 19th November, morning @ Catcliffe Flash

Coot

Great Black-backed Gull

Pochard

Tufted Duck

Saturday 19th November @ Clumber Park

Blackbird

Black-headed Gull

Blue Tit

Canada Goose

Coal Tit

Coot

Dunnock

Fieldfare

Goldcrest

Great-crested Grebe

Great Tit

Herring Gull

House Sparrow

Jay

Lapwing

Long-tailed Tit

Mallard

Marsh Tit

Mistle Thrush

Moorhen

Mute Swan

Nuthatch

Pied Wagtail

Redpoll

Redwing

Shoveler

Siskin

Song Thrush

Treecreeper

Woodpigeon

Wren

Sunday, 20th November @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Chaffinch

Collared Dove

Dunnock

Great Tit

House Sparrow

Robin

Starling

Saturday, 26th November @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Very cold, dry, some sun.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Carrion Crow (2)

Chaffinch

Collared Dove

Dunnock

Great Tit

Greenfinch (juvenile)

House Sparrow

Magpie

Robin

Starling

Sunday, 27th November @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Cool, hazy.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Chaffinch

Collared Dove

Great Tit

Greenfinch

House Sparrow

Robin

Starling

Saturday, 3rd December @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Cool, hazy.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Collared Dove

Dunnock

Great Tit

House Sparrow

Magpie (4)

Robin

Starling

Tuesday, 6th December @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Kestrel on Crookesmoor Road, hovering near site of Broomhill Hotel. Flew off eastward.

Saturday, 10th December @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Quite warm, sunny, no wind.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Carrion Crow (2 in flight)

Collared Dove

Great Tit

Greenfinch

House Sparrow

Magpie

Robin

Song Thrush

Starling

Saturday, 17th December @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Cool, overcast. Started using Swoop bird food.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Collared Dove

Dunnock

Great Tit

House Sparrow

Magpie (4)

Robin

Starling

Sunday, 25th December @ Withywood

Pied Wagtail feeding on road. According to brother-in-law, robins have moved out and lots of pied wagtails moved in.
Many starlings and black-headed gulls, crows, very few sparrows.

Wednesday, 28th December @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Collared Dove

Dunnock

Great Tit

Greenfinch

House Sparrow

Magpie

Robin

Starling

Saturday, 31st December @ Sheffield, 547B Crookesmoor Road

Quite warm, sunny, no wind.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Chaffinch

Collared Dove

Dunnock

Great Tit

House Sparrow

Magpie

Mistle Thrush

Robin

Song Thrush

Starling