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Tuesday 19th April 2016

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat (Heather Bennett per Twitter and today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYDenaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) – 6 AVOCET, 1 Goosander, 1 Oystercatcher (Ken Foundation)

DEARNE VALLEYManvers Lake – 1 Sedge Warbler (John Law per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor (SE4302) – 2 AVOCET, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1f Goosander, 1+ Kestrel, 1+ Kingfisher, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 8 Oystercatcher, 8 Redshank, 1 Sparrowhawk (Barnsley Bird Sightings per Twitter and today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYWombwell Ings (SE4102) – 6 Redshank, 2 Little Egret, 2 Shelduck, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Pink footed Geese, 1 Kingfisher, 8 Skylark and 1 Wheatear (Jeff Wragg per Twitter)

RAWMARSHCemetery – 1c Tawny Owl (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYRAWMARSHRockcliffe Road – 1s Blackcap (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 3 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Kestrel, 1 Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher, c.5 Redpoll over, 7 Ringed Plover, 1 Snipe, 1m Stonechat, 1 Tawny Owl, 1 WHIMBREL, 37 (thirty seven) WHITE WAGTAIL (John Wozencroft and ). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IDLE VALLEYHagg Lane Flash (Notts SK6793) – 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Steve Furber)

IDLE VALLEYMISSONSlaynes Lane (SK6793, SK6794, SK6893 and SK6894) – 2 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew (Steve Furber)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2 Shelduck, 15 Pochard, 2 Goosander, 2b BITTERN, 1 Little Egret, 1m Marsh Harrier, 1 Sparrowhawk, 8 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Redshank, 5 Snipe, 3 Jay, 8 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow, 8 CETTI’S WARBLER, 14 Chiffchaff, 16 Willow Warbler, 10 Blackcap, c.20 Redpoll (Brian Buckle, Michael Bird, Adrian Andruchiw, Barry Wardley, Dave Harden, Phil Goacher, Geoff Chatterton, Keith Lynes, Dave Carroll, Sheila Bury) For further detail see today’s POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS

WENT VALLEYMossRailway Station Paddock – 1 WHITE WAGTAIL (Rich Collis)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with warm sunshine. Visibility: very good throughout. Temperatures: +0.9° to +13.1°C. Wind: very light throughout; mainly W occasionally WSW, WNW, NNW until mid-morning; then variable from within the E quarter thereafter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: starting on 1024hpa and rising throughout the day to end on 1032hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

See today’s DONCASTER BIRDING PHOTOGRAPHS

MOON PHASE – Waxing gibbous.

Crown copyright 2016, the Met Office


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