July 30, 2016

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Saturday 30th July 2016

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEYBroomhill Flash (SE4102) – 1 Barn Owl and 8 Little Egret (David Bamforth per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 Common Tern, 2 Greenshank, 7 Green Sandpiper, 9 Common Sandpiper, 5 LRP, 1m Peregrine, 4 Dunlin, 26 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Oystercatcher, 5j Shelduck (Peter Walsh, Paul Thomas and Jeff Wragg per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYWombwell Ings (SE4102) – 2 GARGANEY, 1 Ringed Plover (David Bamforth per Twitter)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 2p Great Crested Grebe nesting p, 5 Cormorant, 8 Mute Swan res. fam.; 91 Tufted Duck, 1f Common Scoter, 24 Black-headed Gull, 1a Barn Owl, 2 Swift, 2 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 2 Blackcap, 5 Whitethroat, 1+ Reed Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 6 House Sparrow, 10+ Tree Sparrow, 4c Bullfinch, 2 (1s) Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDSHatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Common Tern, 2 Dunlin, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 17 LRP, 1 Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover (Andy Marshall, Daz Watson and John Robinson). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG)

IDLE VALLEYNewington Flash (S Yorks – SK6693) – 6 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 2 Common Tern, 3 Kestrel, 5j Shelduck, c.250 Lapwing, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 RUFF (Rich Collis and Richard Scott)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 17 Little Egret, 1 GLOSSY IBIS, 1m+2f+1j MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 6 Buzzard, 1 HOBBY, 1 Peregrine over M18; 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Stock Dove, 6 Swift through and 2 Kingfisher (Brian Buckle, Keith Lynes, Adrian Andruchiw, Helen Womack, Richard Scott)

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WEATHER REPORTS

LOCAL Weather: mainly clear skies with hazy sunshine through the daylight hours. Visibility: mainly poor/moderate until late morning; then mainly very good thereafter. Temperatures: +12.3° to +18.7°C. Wind: very light and variable in direction mainly W and WNW, occasionally SSW, NE, SW NW. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: starting the day on 1012hPa and rising slowly through much of the day to end it on 1014hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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