November 29, 2015

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Sunday 29th November 2015*

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands – 10 Fieldfare, 11 Gadwall, 1 Little Egret, 6 Shoveler, 48 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 70 Wigeon (Nigel Smith per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor – 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 49+ Cormorant (23E), 70 Golden Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Grey Heron, 135 Herring Gull S, 2r Little Egret,1 Peregrine, 1 Redshank, 1 Ruff, 11 Snipe, 1 Shelduck (Nigel Smith and Barnsley Birders per Twitter)

DON VALLEYRawmarshHaugh Road – 3 Common Gull, 2 Cormorant N, 4 Herring Gull (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYSilverwood Lagoon – 300 Fieldfare, 6 Grey Partridge, 2 Jackdaw E, 2 Kestrel, 13 Lapwing SW, 9 Lesser Redpoll, 11 Meadow Pipit, 4 Mistle Thrush, 30 Redwing, 1 SHORT-EARED OWL, 2 Teal (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP – 27 Blackbird, c.200 Black-headed Gull, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Buzzard E, 2 Coal Tit, 4 Cormorant, 18 Dunnock, 5 Fieldfare S, 18 Gadwall, 1 Goldcrest, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Herring Gull (5W+2S), c.100 Lapwing, 5 Little Grebe, 8+ Long-tailed Tit, 20 Pochard, 5 Redwing, 12 Robin, 1m Shoveler, 10 Tree Sparrow, 80 Tufted Duck, 1 Water Rail (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS).

POTTERIC CARR – 1 Bittern, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Jay, 1 Redwing, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Shelduck, 4 Sparrowhawk (Jenny Kingsland) For further detail see today’s POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS

NEW SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY

As you may be aware, Spurn Bird Observatory have started a fundraising campaign to purchase a new Observatory building in Kilnsea to help with their migration studies and other educational work. If you have a few £s to spare and would like to help you can access the Just Giving appeal by clicking HERE

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies until mid-early hours, then cloudy/overcast with heavy showers through much of the day. Visibility: mainly very good/excellent occasionally good. Temperatures: +11.7° to +5.6C. Wind: light/moderate, occasionally gusting to 31mphWSW/SW until mid-morning, then strong/very strong gusting to 52mph tereafter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1000Pa falling to 997hPa then rising to 1009hPa. Fronts etc.: a N/SW cold front moved rapidly E during the late afternoon.

NORTH ATLANTIC SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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