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Thursday 25th August 2016

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEYBolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+3j Mute Swan, 286 Canada Geese, 51 Greylag, 16 Tufted Duck, 16 Mallard, 11 Gadwall, 6 Pochard, 8 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 52 Coot, 2 Moorhen and 4 BH Gull. Also present were 2 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 13 Lapwing, 1 Kingfisher and 2 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYBroomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Geese, 61 Gadwall, 27 Tufted Duck, 16 Teal, 4 Mallard, 3 Pochard, 1 GARGANEY, 31 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Cormorant, 56 Coot, 11 Moorhen, 27 Lapwing, 10 Snipe, 6 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 45 BH Gull, 2 LBB Gull and 1 Common Tern (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS).

DEARNE VALLEYDenaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) – 1 WILLOW TIT (Mark Roberts)

DEARNE VALLEY Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 RUFF, 1 Dunlin, 11 Snipe (Peter Walsh per Twitter and today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYWombwell Ings (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 46 Gadwall, 43 Teal, 39 Mallard, 11 Shoveler, 2 Tufted Duck, 5 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, 75 Lapwing, 2 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 29 BH Gull and 3 Pied Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEYRawmarshHaugh Road (SK4396) – 21 Black-headed Gull, 1 Oystercatcher (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYSilverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 4 Wigeon, 3 Shoveler, 14 Gadwall (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 14 Great Crested Grebe (inc,2a+4y+2a+2j+4a); 5 Little Grebe (3a+2j); 7 Cormorant, 9 Mute Swan (fam.8+1a); 48 Canada Goose, 75 Tufted Duck, 1a Lesser Black-backed Gull E, 60+ (10S) Swallow, 18 Robin, 2 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 17 (2s) Chiffchaff, 11 Great Tit, 6+ Long-tailed Tit, 5+ Tree Sparrow, 160+ Goldfinch, 7 Greenfinch, 2 Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDSHatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1 Common Sandpiper, 13 Dunlin, 5+ Greenshank, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 LITTLE STINT, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 33 Ringed Plover, 6 Snipe, 2+j Stonechat, 1 WHINCHAT, 2j WOODLARK (John Wozencroft, Andy Marshall, Tina Langford, Chris Robinson). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG) All on Birdtrack

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 3s CETTI’S WARBLER and 1 Water Rail (Richard Scott). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WENT VALLEYSouthfield Res (SE6519) – 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1j MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 Ringed Plover (Adrian Scutt)

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WEATHER REPORTS
LOCAL – Weather: overcast throughout with heavy rain on and off fron early afternoon onwards. Visibility: poor/moderate until 7:00am; good until 2:00pm; moderate until 5.00pm; good until 7.00pm; moderate/poor thereafter. Temperatures: +15.1° to +18.8°C. Wind: very light throughout; mainly ENE/N/NNE occasionally NE, NW and W. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1019hPa and falling through most of the day, ending on 1013hPa. Fronts etc.: two parallel NE/SW cold fronts were lying over the Midlands throughout the day.
SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Third quarter.
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