September 28, 2015

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Monday 28th September 2015

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BIRD REPORTS

POTTERIC CARR – 1 Pintail, 3 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 6 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Hobby, 1 Water Rail, 1031 Lapwing, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, 7 Snipe, 1 Jay, 2 Goldcrest, 6s Cetti’s Warbler, 10+ Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 Siskin (Andy Dalton, Sue & Roger Bird) For further detail see today’s POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS

IDLE VALLEYHagg Lane Flash (Notts) – 2 Mute Swan, Teal, 9 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Buzzard, 20+ Lapwing, 1 Greenshank, 18 Snipe, 3 Ruff, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Swallow and 1 Meadow Pipit (Justin Parker)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDSHatfield Moors – 1 Little Egret, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1j Hobby, 1 Grey Plover and 1 Stonechat (Chip Rhodes). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG.

DON VALLEYFirsby Res. – 1 Kestrel, 2 Siskin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1s Chiffchaff, 1 Teal, 1 Grey Heron and 3 Buzzard (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS).

DON VALLEYRawmarshStubbin Old Pit Site – 1f/i Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Goldcrest (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS).

DON VALLEYSilverwood Lagoon – 7 Wigeon, 6 Teal, 4 Pochard, 3 Gadwall, 3 Little Grebe, 110 Black-headed Gull, 2 Snipe, 4 Chiffchaff, 12 Reed Bunting, c.30 Meadow Pipit, 4 Mistle Thrush, c.35 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Siskin (2S/2SW), 20 Linnet, 2 Kestrel, c.30 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Grey Partridge, 5 Bullfinch, 3 Jackdaw NE (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP – 2 Pochard, 1 Water Rail and 1 Grey Wagtail (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS).

DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands –1j PECTORAL SANDPIPER (Paul & Barbara Shepherd per Twitter)

The Pectoral Sandpiper at Adwick Washlands today © Paul & Barbara Shepherd 2015
The Pectoral Sandpiper at Adwick Washlands today © Paul & Barbara Shepherd 2015

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor – 3 Pink-footed Geese, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 2 Ruff, 1 Greenshank, 1 LRP, 168 Golden Plover and 1 Cetti’s Warbler (Barnsley Birders and Chris Harris per Twitter).

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with some mist and cloud during the early hours and morning but giving way to a warm, bright and sunny day, dry throughout. Visibility: moderate to very poor until mid-morning then very good/excellent until mid-evening then good thereafter. Temperatures: 4.9° to +17.8°C. Wind: very light throughout, variable in direction but wholly from the eastern quarter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1037hPa 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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