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Friday 22nd July 2016

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 HOBBY, 1 RUFF, 1j WHINCHAT (Ken Foundation, Mick Bellas and Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYBolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+6j Mute Swan, 50 Gadwall, 18 Pochard, 8+6j Tufted Duck, 6 Mallard, 1 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Great Cretsed Grebe, 84 Coot, 2 Moorhen, and 6 BH Gull. Also present were 3 Canada Geese, 2 Grey Heron, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Whitethroat and 1 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYBroomhill Flash (SE4102) – 3 Mute Swan,10 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 14+18j Gadwall, 6+32j Tufted Duck, 2 Pochard, 19 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1+1j Great Crested Grebe, 83 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 80+ Lapwing, 35 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Kestrel, 2 Barn Owl and 1 Little Owl (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY Old Moor (SE4302) – 1a+1j AVOCET, 2 Barn Owl, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Common Tern, 3 Kingfisher, 7 Little Egret, 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 LRP, 5 Oystercatcher, 30 Pochard, 22 Shoveler, 74 Teal, 2 Wigeon (Barnsley BSG, Chris Harris per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYTPT (Wombwell Ings to Bolton Ings) – 3s Chiffchaff and 2s Blackcap (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYWombwell Ings (SE4102) – 4 Mute Swan, 16 Greylag, 14 Canada Geese, 54 Mallard, 3 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 9 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 26 Lapwing, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 24 BH Gull, 1 Skylark, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Linnet and a flock of 30+ Goldfinch. A Willow Warbler was singing in Broomhill Park and a Chiffchaff along the R. Dove (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEYSilver Wood (SK4893) – 1 Grey Heron (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYSilverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – c.15 Little Grebe (inc. pair feeding second brood); 12+ Reed Warbler (several js in reedbeds (probably three pairs bred) + 2 singing males; 2 Lapwing, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Common Gull, c.40 Black-headed Gull, 3 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Swallow, c.25 House Martin, 10 Swift, 25 Goldfinch, 15 Linnet, 1 Yellow Wagtail S, 2s Reed Bunting, 2s Chiffchaff, 1s Yellowhammer, 1 Green Woodpecker, c.20 Coot 4+ pairs with js); 1 Cormorant N, 2 Bullfinch, 5 Carrion Crow (family party); 3 Jay (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 7 (3p+1) Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 2a+6j Mute Swan, 17 Greylag Goose, 9 Canada Goose, 48 Tufted Duck, 1 Kestrel E, 3a+1j Lapwing, 15 Black-headed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull W, 3a Common Tern dep W; 2+ Swift, 1 Sand Martin S, 2 Swallow, 1 Yellow Wagtail S, 18+ (15s+js c) Wren, 1s Song Thrush, 1 Blackcap, 13+ Whitethroat (2 family parties +2); 1s Reed Warbler, 2 (1s) Willow Warbler, 6 (1s) Chiffchaff, 10+ House Sparrow, 11+ Tree Sparrow, 1m Chaffinch, 2 Linnet, 50+ Goldfinch (inc c30+ c17); 2 Bullfinch, 2 (1s) Reed Bunting, 3m (2s) Yellowhammer, 1 Green Woodpecker (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDSHatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 Green Sandpiper, 1m+2j Stonechat, 32+ LRP,  9 Ringed Plover, 11 Dunlin, 1 SANDERLING, 2 TURNSTONE, 2 Snipe, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Peregrine, 2 HOBBY, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 4 CURLEW SANDPIPER at 19:45, 1 Common Tern, 2 WHIMBREL (John Wozencroft, Andy Marshall and Mark Paine). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG)

IDLE VALLEYHagg Lane Flash (Notts SK6793) – 8 Little Egret, 2 Wigeon (Steve Furber)

IDLE VALLEYNewington Flash (S Yorks – SK6693) – 3 Wigeon, 12 Little Egret, 2 Snipe, 2 RUFF, 3 Common Tern (Steve Furber)

IDLE VALLEYMISSONSlaynes Lane (SK6793, SK6794, SK6893, SK6894) – 1 Green Sandpiper (Steve Furber)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 Wigeon, 1 BITTERN, 1 Curlew SW, 3 Green Sandpiper, c40 Lesser Black-backed Gull (Richard Scott)

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WEATHER REPORTS

LOCAL – Weather: warm, sunny and dry throughout. Visibility: very good occasionally good and excellent. Temperatures: +23.7° to +16.1°C. Wind: very light throughout, variable from within the SW quarter until mid-afternoon; then variable from within the SE quarter thereafter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: starting on 1017hPa and rising through much of the day to end on 1020hPa. Fronts etc. ?.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waning gibbous.

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