Birdwatching in the Sheffield area and the Peak District by David Herringshaw

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  • Birds -- Sheffield, England.,
  • Birds -- Peak Distric, England.

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StatementD. Herringshaw, R. A. Frost ; with illustrations by P. Leonard.
ContributionsFrost, R. A.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17912757M
ISBN 10095074980X

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Sheffield lies on the boundary of the Peak District uplands and the agricultural English lowlands. This book maps and describes the breeding birds of a 1,km 2 recording area and provides an up-to-date analysis of the species encountered during a tetrad-based atlas carried out in – a repeat of a previous tetrad atlas in There are lots of the wonderful Bird Watching Sites in the Peak District all with their own distinct characteristics.

Ogston Reservoir lies approximately two miles south west of Clay Cross in the northern area of the Amber Valley. This allows the more shallow areas Birdwatching in the Sheffield area and the Peak District book show expanses of mud, which is an ideal habitat for the birds on.

Breeding Birds of the Sheffield Area including the North-East Peak District analyses the results of the Sheffield Bird Study Group's breeding Atlas survey carried out duringand considers the changes that have taken place since the original survey in to provide a fascinating and up-to-date picture of the region's breeding avifauna.

Breeding Birds of the Sheffield Area - including the North-east Peak District: a New Atlas Due to the very large number of regional and local atlases that are currently being produced we feel we are unable to individually do justice to each one with a review.

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The Sheffield area lies on the boundary of upland and lowland Britain and extends from the high gritstone moorlands of the Peak District, southwards to the rich limestone dales of the White Peak and eastwards across the flood plains of the rivers Don and Rother/5(2).

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Padley Gorge is a deep but narrow valley in the Peak District, Derbyshire between the village of Grindleford and the A Flycatcher, Wood Warbler, Common Redtart and other woodland birds.

Bird Watching. There are a number of Bird and Wildfowl reserves for great bird watching in the Peak District and surrounding area. So do get out your binoculars and enjoy our bird visitors all year around. Alternatively from most Party Houses you should be able to view a variety of birds.

Birding Derbyshire. Derbyshire is a land locked, medium sized county in central England which encompasses the bulk of the Peak District. It is a county with a wide diversity of scenery and habitat and this makes Derbyshire an ideal place for birds and birdwatching.

Birding South Yorkshire. South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. It is the southernmost county in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and had a population of million in It has Birdwatching in the Sheffield area and the Peak District book area of 1, square kilometres ( sq mi) and consists of four metropolitan boroughs, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.

I’ve been bird surveying Blacka Moor Sheffield Wildlife Trust (SWT) Nature Reserve for the last three years. It’s an excellent site for birding comprising ha of mixed habitat on the western fringe of Sheffield just inside the Peak District. I’ve logged 84 species there so far, not bad for a.

Wood, D. & Hill, R. (eds) Breeding Birds of the Sheffield Area, including the North-east Peak District: A New Atlas − pages, with many maps and illustrations.

Sheffield: Sheffield Bird Study Group, Hardback, £, including p.&p., from Martin Hodgson, Hangingwater Road, Sheffield File Size: KB. Wildlife: Where to Watch 8 Moorland Birds in The Peak District Eastern Moors, North Staffordshire Moors, Bakewell area, Carsington Water, Flouch, Stockport area Marsden area, Buxton area, Wessenden Valley, Meltham area.

List of sources of information on the Peak District. The best around for Peak landscape history. Up to date and and generally clearly written, although a few more maps and a glossary would make it more accessible for the casual reader (For example, Hey refers to "fothers" of lead, "mullioned" windows and "diapered" bricks without explanation).

The Peak District National Park, whose dramatic scenery attracts around 22 million visitors per year, is directly to the west of Sheffield. The national park is the fourth largest in England and Wales and has an area of square miles (1, square km), which includes much of the western part of Sheffield.

The group's recording area, covering twelve 10km squares with the city roughly in the middle, is hugely diverse, stretching north to the outskirts of Barnsley, south to Chesterfield, east to the lowlands beyond Rotherham and Bolsover, and west to the highest tops of the Peak District National Park.

With thousands of twitchers and birdwatchers flocking into the area each year Peak District Online thought it would benefit the tourism market to show what indeed is. An area centred on three upland reservoirs, miles west of Sheffield city centre and just inside the Peak District National Park.

Depending on the season, the reservoirs attract waterfowl, waders and gulls whilst the surrounding forest, fields and moorland can yield many other species - especially in the spring and early summer. The Natural History Of The Sheffield Area book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Start by marking “The Natural History Of The Sheffield Area: And The Peak District” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving Ratings: 0. Britain’s first national park, the Peak District sits between Sheffield and Manchester and is loved by many for its rolling peaks, gritstone crags, open moorland and abundance of hiking trails.

Though walking in the park doesn’t require scaling any tall peaks or mountains, the highest being Kinder Scout at a modest m, the Peak is incredibly popular with hillwalkers who come here for the. The Peak District is an upland area in England at the southern end of the is mostly in northern Derbyshire, but also includes parts of Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, West Yorkshire, and South area of great diversity, it is mostly split into the Dark Peak, where most of the moorland is found and the geology is gritstone, and the limestone area of the White Location: Derbyshire, Cheshire, Greater.

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Peak District walks are some of the best in the country, and the Peak District National Park is one the UK’s most popular walking destinations. There are many walks in the Peak District which have traffic-free trails, so whether you’re looking for a gentle countryside stroll or a full-on hike, we have something to please everyone.

A blog about my walks in the eastern area of the Peak District, using public transport to get there. Plenty of photos too. Walking The Peak My walks in the Peak District and the surrounding areas, using public transport to get there also some of my days out; when I still walk quite a bit too.

I've started by exploring some new. Sett Valley Trail. The Sett Valley Trail, on the Manchester side of the Peak District, is a short gentle trail. The mile walk, between the towns of Hayfield and New Mills was originally a stretch of the Hayfield to Manchester railway, closed down inwhich explains why it is an easy, level walk.

The Peak District is arguably at its most spectacular at this time of year, when its moorlands turn burnished brown – as Mick Ryan’s images show in a. If you’d fancy an even more relaxing way to see the Peak District & Derbyshire, you can book onto a fantastic driving tour. Whether it’s a vintage Ford that you fancy going for a spin in or a luxury scenic tour in an Executive VW minibus, we’ve got loads of great touring options.

The display is based on a book; Breeding Birds of the Sheffield Area including the North-East Peak District, which lists every species that was found calling for a mate, nesting or brooding eggs in the area. It was produced by the Sheffield Bird Study Group (SBSG) and shows the results of two major surveys from and Sheffield Bird Study Group was formed in December as a forum for birdwatchers in and around the city with an active interest in ornithology.

The group's recording area, covering twelve 10km squares with the city roughly in the middle, is hugely diverse, stretching north to the outskirts of Barn. Other streams in the area include the Burbage Brook, which runs down from Burbage Valley through Padley Gorge and into the River Derwent near Grindleford station.

The area is a popular tourist destination, particularly as the Hope Valley Line railway from Sheffield to Manchester runs through it, from the western end of the Totley Tunnel near.

Peak District» Peak District Guide» Peak District in Pictures» Peak District Wildlife» Peak District Birds - The Curlew Peak District Birds - The Curlew If you were driving through the Peak District and happened to see one of these beautiful birds flying alongside your car, you would be forgiven for thinking you had taken a wrong turn.

There is an emphasis on walking and cycling guides, but other aspects of the area are also represented. All books are new and unused. Maps of the Peak District and surrounding area from Ordnance Survey and Harvey.

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The city lies directly next to Rotherham with the M1 designating much of the border between them. Birdwatching around Sheffield Yorkshire. I spent three years in Sheffield as a student many years ago. You can (or could) get Dipper in Endcliffe Park near the university, in winter they'd come right down to the bottom, in summer you have to walk up the valley for a while to find breeding birds.

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As well as a burgeoning food and drink scene, Sheffield is also known as the UK’s first ‘outdoor city’, and benefits from a close proximity to the Peak District, where climbing, mountain biking, road cycling, hiking and trail running are all easily accessible.

Sheffield: Fun facts. There’s a national park inside the city.

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