November 22, 2015

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Sunday 22nd November 2015

by Rich C
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Bird news

Idle Stop:- 1 Hen Harrier (ringtail), 1 Willow tit. Steve Furber*

Hen Harrier at Idlestop this morning © Steve Furber 2015
                                   Hen Harrier at Idlestop this morning © Steve Furber 2015

Barnby Dunn sailing lake:- 1 Goosander*

Thorpe Marsh YWT:- 1 Goldeneye, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Woodcock, 1 Willow tit. Both records Neil Shaw.*

Shaftholme:- 1 Grey Wagtail (Chris Robinson)*

Bentley Community Woodland:- 1 Peregrine NW (Chris Robinson)*

Potteric Carr YWT:- c25 Pink-footed goose – NE, c22o Greylag geese, 14 Wigeon, c220 Teal, 56 Shoveler, 3 Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, 3 Little Egret, 1 CC Marsh Harrier, 2 Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 10 Snipe, 5 Goldcrest, 1 Skylark, 2 Lesser Redpoll. Richard Scott & Jenny Kingsland.*

Hatfield Moors area:- 1 Brambling 10 Curlew, 2 Goldeneye, 1f Marsh Harrier, 670+ Pink-footed Geese, 2 Pintail, 9 Pochard, 13 Redpoll, 1 Redshank, 1 Shelduck, 24 Shoveler, 1 Siskin, 4 Stonechat, 1 Water Rail, 14 Whooper Swan, 1999 Woodpigeon S (Andy Marshall, John Robinson and Adrian Scutt)*

Southfield Res.:- 4 Dunlin through, 4 Goldeneye, 4 Goosander, 1 Kingfisher, 1f MERLIN, 5 Snipe, 70+ Teal, 1 Whooper Swan, 149 Wigeon (Adrian Scutt)*

* = Entered on Birdtrack

Local weather

A much better day for birding, a little cooler than yesterday with temperatures peaking at 4 degrees C with a NW breeze of 5-10 mph, occasional prolonged showers and sunny spells. Visibility very good, air pressure 1013mb.

Surface pressure chart.

22 novCrown copyright The Met Office 2015


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