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Monday 25th July 2016

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1m REDSTART, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 AVOCET, 3 Little Egret (Paul Gould per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+6j Mute Swan, 22 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 26 Pochard, 11 Tufted Duck, 4 Gadwall, 3 Mallard, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe and 75 Coot, 4 Cormorant, 2 Kestrel, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Jay, 1 SPOTTED REDSHANK over heading for Adwick and 1 MARSH HARRIER (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and Adam Hutt per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYBroomhill Flash (SE4102) – 1 Black Tailed Godwit, 2 Mute Swan, 40 Gadwall, 7+30j Tufted Duck, 3 Mallard, 3 Pochard, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 19 Little Grebe, 1+1j Great Crested Grebe, 103 Coot, 9 Moorhen, 88 Lapwing, and 27 BH Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYDenaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) – 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret and 1 Water Rail (Paul Gould per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor (SE4302) – 1a+1j GC Grebe, 1f+5j Tufted Duck, 1 AVOCET, 1 RUFF, 1 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Snipe, 6 Oystercatcher, 6 LRP, 104 Teal, 1 Common Tern, 6 Kingfisher, 1 MARSH HARRIER depd S, 1a+4j Shelduck, and a total of 9 Bitterns have fledged at Old Moor this season. Including the adults that gives at least 13 different birds this year (Nigel Smith and Dave Simmonite per Twitter and today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYTPT (Wombwell Ings to Bolton Ings) – 1s Chiffchaff and 1s Blackcap. Also 1 Jay (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 3 Mute Swan, 11 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 68 Mallard, 6 Gadwall, 5 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 6 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 29 Lapwing, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 LRP, 2 Oystercatcher, 46 BH Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Pied Wagtail and 2 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEYArksey Ings (SE593061) – 1 Cormorant, 3 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 7 Gadwall, 13 Tufted Duck (including imms and 4 chicks), 1 Peregrine, 2 Buzzard, 4 Oystercatcher, 40 Lapwing, 2 Green Sandpiper, 80 BH Gull, 4 LBB Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Pied Wagtail, 8 Mistle Thrush, 4 Swallow, 2 Swift (Neil Shaw)

DON VALLEYNorwood Bridge (SE 593089) – report from Thorpe Marsh of a dead j BITTERN here last week (Per Neil Shaw)

DON VALLEYRAWMARSHStubbin Hill – 1 Cormorant N @ 13.15; 5 Buzzard circing @ 14.45; 4 Lapwing, 1 Ringed Plover S @ 13.20; 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker over; 377 Swift SW in 4 hrs 13.00-17.00; 2 Sand Martin S, 17 House Martin SW, 7 Mistle Thrush, 3 Siskin SW, 2 Bullfinch over (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYSandall Sewage Treatment Works (SE6006) – 1 Peregrine possibly same as Arksey Ings bird (Rich Collis) 

DON VALLEYThorpe Marsh (SE5909Z) – 150+ Greylag, 1 Kingfisher (Neil Shaw)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 6 Great Crested Grebe (3pr prob 2pr nest1ad carrying fish into deep cover); 1a+1j Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 1p+6j Mute Swan, 3 Greylag Goose, 12 Canada Goose, 69 Tufted Duck – 69 – only 9f +1jv noted; 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 3a+1j Lapwing, 1 Common Gull NW, 60 Black-headed Gull, 8 Swift, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1m Pied Wagtail, 12 (9s) Wren, 5 (4s) Dunnock, 5j Robin, 10 (3+j) Blackbird, 1 f/j Blackcap, 5 (3c+2j) Whitethroat, 1s Willow Warbler, 1s+3c Chiffchaff, 7 Great Tit, 7 Blue Tit, 13 Magpie, 9 (4W) Carrion Crow, 9+ House Sparrow, 4+ Tree Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch, 3 Linnet, 90+ Goldfinch, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Bullfinch, 3 (2s) Yellowhammer, 3+ Reed Warbler (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDSHatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 WOOD SANDPIPER, 1 Greenshank, 5+ Dunlin, 1 SANDERLING, 27+ LRP, 1 Common Tern, c.80 Swift, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Barn Owl, 1 CUCKOO, 1 Curlew, 1 HOBBY, 4 Kestrel, 1 WHINCHAT (John Wozencroft, Chip Rhodes, John Robinson and Andy Marshall). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG)

IDLE VALLEYHagg Lane Flash (Notts SK6793) – 10 Little Egret (Per today’s NOTTINGHAMSHIRE BIRDWATCHERS)

IDLE VALLEY Newington Flash (S Yorks – SK6693) – 1 PINTAIL, 26 Little Egret+10 at Hagg Lane – 36 is probably a site record, 2 Snipe, 2 RUFF (Steve Furber)

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

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 BITTERN, 4 Little Egret, 1 GLOSSY IBIS, 1f+2j MARSH HARRIER, 2 Buzzard, 1c Water Rail, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher (Adrian Andruchiw)

WENT VALLEYNorton Common Bridleway – 1 HOBBY (Ryan McClarence)

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WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly cloudy but bright with occasional clear/sunny spells during the early hours and morning and occasional overcast spells during the evening. Visibility: mainly very good, with a short spell of good during the early hours/early morning. Temperatures: +13.4° to +19.9°C. Wind: very light throughout, mainly from W/WSW occasionally SW and WNW. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: starting the day on 1015hPa rising through much of the day to end on 1019hPa. Fronts etc.: a N/S occlusion moved E over the District during the early hours.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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MOON PHASE – Waning gibbous.
Crown copyright 2016, the Met Office


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