June 28, 2016


Tuesday 28th June 2016

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DEARNE VALLEYBolton Ings (SE4302) – 64 Gadwall, 15 Tufted Duck, 3+7j Mallard, 2+3j Pochard, 2 Little Grebe, 71+20j Coot and 150+ BH Gull. Also present were 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 LBB Gull, 3 Lapwing and 1 Grey Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYBroomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 38 Canada Geese,1 Greylag, 9 Gadwall, 6 Tufted Duck, 3 Mallard, 3+5j Pochard, 1 Teal, 2+2j Great Crested Grebe, 3+2j Litle Grebe, 47 Coot, 16 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 90+ BH Gull and 1 LBB Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS )

DEARNE VALLEYDenaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) – 2a+1j AVOCET (Ken Foundation)

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor (SE4302) – 7 AVOCET, 1 BITTERN, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 LITTLE BITTERN, 1cc MARSH HARRIER, 12 Teal (Paul Thomas, Jeff Wragg and Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYTPT (Wombwell Ings to Bolton Ings) – 8s Willow Warbler, 6s Blackcap, 3s Chiffchaff, 1s Sedge Warbler and 1s Whitethroat (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYWombwell Ings (SE4102) – 9 Mute Swan, 2+3j Greylag, 1 Canada Goose, 7 Tufted Duck, 4 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler, 3 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 13 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 27 Lapwing, 1 LRP, 1 Snipe, 28 BH Gull, 4 Skylark, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Linnet, a singing Sedge Warbler and a singing Song Thrush+3 Mistle Thrush in Broomhill Park (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS).

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDSHatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew, 1 Greenshank, 4 LRP, 2+ Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Tawny Owl (Chip Rhodes, Col Neale and John Wozencroft). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1j BITTERN, 4 Little Egret, 1p+1j BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1m+2f MARSH HARRIER, 2 Buzzard, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 MEDITERRANEAN GULL over, 1a+1j Herring Gull, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Great-Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 6 CETTI’S WARBLER (B G A Buckle, M A Bird, K Lynes, B Wardley, A Andruchiw, S Bird, H Womack, AR). For further detail see today’s POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS

WENT VALLEYSouthfield Res (SE6519) – 1 LITTLE TERN arrived 07:50 and was still present at 16:00 (Adrian Scutt and Steve Furber)

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LOCALWeather: mainly overcast/cloudy, rain from late afternoon onwards. Visibility: mainly good/very good, occasionally moderate. Temperatures: +9.1° to +17.3°C. Wind: very light throughout, variable in direction mainly from within SW quarter until early evening, then from NE quarter threafter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1019hPa and falling for much of the day to end on 1007hPa. Fronts etc.: none.


2806mapMOON PHASE – Third quarter.
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