Monday 27th June 2016


DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands (SE4602) – 3 AVOCET, 1 Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 17 Redshank (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+7j Mute Swan, 54+6j Gadwall, 21 Tufted Duck, 4 Pochard, 2 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 57 Coot, 1 Moorhen, c200 BH Gull , 2 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull, 1 Cormorant, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER presumed same as Old Moor bird; and 1 Green Woodpecker (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYBroomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 41 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 12 Gadwall, 12 Tufted Duck, 4 Mallard, 1 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 2+2j Pochard, 2 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 47 Coot, 1 Kestrel, 19 Lapwing, c.80 BH Gull and 2 LBB Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and Dave Bamforth per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor (SE4302) – 1 BITTERN, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 CUCKOO, 2 Curlew, 1 HOBBY, 1 Kestrel, 1cc MARSH HARRIER, 2 MEDITERRANEAN GULL (one the same as Broomhill Flash bird); 1 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Rook, 48 Gadwall, 9 Mute Swan, 5 Pochard, 2 GC Grebe, 2 LBB Gull, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Goldfinch (Barnsley BSG and Paul Gould per Twitter and today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYTPT (Wombwell Ings to Bolton Ings) – 6s Willow Warbler, 5s Blackcap, 4s Chiffchaff and 2s Whitethroat (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYWombwell Ings (SE4102) – 1 HOBBY, 8 Mute Swan, 2+3j Greylag, 1 Canada Goose, 11 Gadwall, 4 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 24 Coot, 1 Moorhen,19 Lapwing, 1 LRP, 14 BH Gull, 2 Skylark, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Mistle Thrush and 4 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS).

DON VALLEYSandall Sewage Treatment Works (SE6006) – 2a+1j Oystercatcher (Rich Collis)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 3a+6j Mute Swan, 16 Greylag Goose, 3 Canada Goose, 15 Tufted Duck, 4 Buzzard (2N,2E); 2 Kestrel, 10 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Common Tern N, 1c Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6s Skylark, 20+ Swift, 2 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 13s Wren, 6s Dunnock, 2a+4j+1a+1j Robin, 9 (4s) Blackbird, 2s Blackcap, 4 (3s) Whitethroat, 2s Reed Warbler, 1s Willow Warbler, 2s Chiffchaff, 14+ Great Tit (inc 2fams); 12+ Blue Tit inc. a fam. of 6+); 6+ Long-tailed Tit, 26 Magpie (inc.6 fams of 4 birds); 4 Bullfinch, 2a+1j Reed Bunting, 1s Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDSHatfield Moors – 1 Greenshank and 2a+3j LRP (Chip Rhodes)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1j BITTERN the first this year at Potteric (Chrissie Whittles and Ray Toller). For further detail see today’s POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS)

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LOCALWeather: mainly cloudy but bright, occasionally overcast, dry throughout. Visibility: mainly excellent/very good, occasionally good/poor/moderate. Temperatures: +12.6° to +17.9°C. Wind: light/very light throughout, variable in direction mainly W/WNW/WSW. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1013hPa and rising for much of the day to end on 1019hPa. Fronts etc.: none.


2706mapMOON PHASE – Third quarter.
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