June 26, 2016


Sunday 26th June 2016

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DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 HOBBY W @ 09:10 (M Gough per Gary Stones via Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYBroomhill (a garden) – 1j Siskin on feeders (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor (SE4302) –1 BITTERN, 8 BLACK-TAILED GODWIT, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5j Common Tern, 1 LITTLE BITTERN, 1m+1f MARSH HARRIER, 1 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 2 Oystercatcher, 1j Peregrine, 1 Redshank, 1 Ringed Plover (Barnsley BSG and Chris Harris per Twitter and today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 3 Great Crested Grebe – (nesting pair +1); 2 Cormorant, 11 (1p+6j+3) Mute Swan, 21 Greylag Goose, 5 Canada Goose, 27m+2f Tufted Duck, 1 Buzzard, 1m+1f Kestrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 16s+3j Wren, 4 (3s) Blackcap, 4 (3s) Whitethroat, 3s Reed Warbler, 1s Willow Warbler, 20+ (3fam) Great Tit, 4 Bullfinch, 3s Reed Bunting, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6s Skylark (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2a+3j Mute Swan, 9 Cormorant, 8 Little Egret, 2a+1j BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1m+2f MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Water Rail, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Redshank, 30+ Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Skylark, 5 CETTI’S WARBLER, 3 Reed Bunting (Adrian Andruchiw and Richard Scott). For further detail see today’s POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS

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LOCALWeather: mainly cloudy but bright skies with some sunny spells; overcast periods during the early hours, afternoon and evening, some rain fell during the early evening. Visibility: mainly moderate until early morning, very good until early evening; moderate until mid-evening and moderate thereafter. Temperatures: +11.6° to +19.2°C. Wind: very light/light throughout, variable in direction mainly W/WNW/WSW. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1016hPa falling very slowly through much of the day to end on 1013hPa. Fronts etc.: a NNW/SW occlusion and a parallel warm front moved E over the District during the afternoon.


2606mapMOON PHASE – Waning gibbous.
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