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Friday 25th September 2015

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BIRD REPORTS

POTTERIC CARR – 9 Wigeon, 200+ Teal, 70+ Shoveler, 1rh Goosander, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 6 Little Grebe, 2j Great Crested Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 1 Hobby over, 600+ Lapwing, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 9 Snipe, 4 Goldcrest, 2 Swallow S, 6 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, c.200 Starling, 1j Wheatear, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Meadow Pipit and 1 Siskin over (Keith Lynes, Sue & Roger Bird) For further detail see today’s POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS

WENT VALLEYSouthfield Res. – 27 Great Crested Grebe, 2i Marsh Harrier, 1 Kingfisher and 3 Siskin S (Adrian Scutt)

WENT VALLEYWent Ings – 1 Green Sandpiper (Adrian Scutt)

DON VALLEYShaftholme/Bentley Community Woodland – 1 Little Egret, c.130 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 LBB Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker and 9 Siskin S in half a hour (Chris Robinson)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP – 3 Great Crested Grebe, 16 Little Grebe, 10 Cormorant, 14 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag Goose (2S), 169 Canada Goose, 120 Black-headed Gull (100W), 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull (3W+4S), 1 Swallow, 50 House Martin (most left S), 10 Meadow Pipit S, 25 Robin, 1m Blackcap, 13 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 22+ Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 1 Siskin S, 6 Bullfinch (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS).

DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands – 2 Ruff, 1 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 24 Lapwing and 3s Chiffchaff (Ken Foundation per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYBolton Ings – 2 Mute Swan, 8 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 10 Tufted Duck, 6 Pochard, 4 Gadwall, 4 Mallard, 2 Teal, 4 Cormorant, 15 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 99 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 13 BH Gull and 2 LBB Gull. Also present were 4 Grey Heron, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 88 Lapwing, 2 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel and 1 Kingfisher (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYBroomhill Flash – 4+5y Mute Swan, 132 Canada Geese, 67 Greylag, 140 Mallard, 94 Teal, 64 Gadwall, 21 Shoveler, 12 Tufted Duck, 6 Wigeon, 2 Pochard, 1 Red Legged Partridge, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret (5 early AM), 15 Little Grebe, 68 Coot, 6 Moorhen, and 1s Chiffchaff (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor – 51 Pink-footed Geese W, 42 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 1r GREAT WHITE EGRET, 15r Little Egret inc. FJ, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Peregrine, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Barn Owl (Chris Harris and Nigel Smith per Twitter).

DEARNE VALLEYWombwell Ings – 1 Greylag, 43 Gadwall, 22 Teal, 12 Wigeon, 7 Mallard, 7 Shoveler, 4 Pochard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 121 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 1 Kestrel, 22 BH Gull, 1 Swallow, 5 Linnet and 3 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

Brian Hague,  a founder member of the DDOS, giving a talk on the first ten years of the DDOS at the 60th Anniversary meeting held on 24th September 2015 © Dave Carroll 2015
Brian Hague, a founder member of the DDOS, giving a talk on the first ten years of the DDOS at the 60th Anniversary meeting held on 24th September 2015 © Dave Carroll 2015

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly sunny and bright with variable levels of cloud, dry throughout. Visibility: mainly good occasionally very good. Temperatures: 6.8° to +16.3°C. Wind: very light throughout, variable in direction but wholly from the W quarter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1016hPa and rising. Fronts etc.: none

NORTH ATLANTIC SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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Moon phase – Waxing gibbous.
Crown copyright 2015, the Met Office


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