7th December

• Nottinghamshire Adult Caspian Gull Holme Pierrepoint in roost on A52 pit + 1st Winter Glaucous Gull & Water Pipit SK625395
• Nottinghamshire 1st Winter Iceland Gull SE/ over Carlton 15:08 flying twds Netherfield NG3 3JP
• Nottinghamshire 1st Winter Iceland Gull Cotham Flash 11:25 on landfill site viewed from cycle track
• Nottinghamshire Redhead Smew Attenborough NR on Clifton Pond NG9 6DY SK516340
• South Yorkshire 7 Two-barred Crossbill 2km S/of Stocksbridge at Broomhead Resv 10:15 in larches by the main road to Lower Bradfield just E/ of junction but mobile S36 4ZA SK255957

Thanks to Matthew Birkin for the following:-
From the layby on the A54, just north of Three Shires Head we had a Starling flock which must have been at least 1000 birds and when they flew across the road it shocked a few drivers. I’m presuming this is in Cheshire, but it was an impressive sight. Also 20+ Fieldfare from the road north of Longnor village.

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