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Friday 26th August 2016

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 Little Egret, 18 Snipe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, c.80 Lapwing, 1j Shelduck, 1 Wigeon, 1m REDSTART, 1 Little Owl (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+4j Mute Swan, 23 Greylag Geese, 17 Tufted Duck, 16 Pochard, 11 Gadwall, 3 Mallard, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 78 Coot, 23 BH Gull and 1 LBB Gull, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 42 Lapwing and 1 Kestrel (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYBroomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 79 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 31 Tufted Duck, 24 Teal, 9 Gadwall, 7 Mallard, 3 Wigeon, 3 Shoveler, 38 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 15 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 57 Coot, 14 Moorhen, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 40+ Lapwing, 10+ Snipe, 5 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 27 BH Gull and 1 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS).

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor (SE4302) – 2 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 13 Ringed Plover, 570 Lapwing, 2 RUFF, 4 Common Sandpiper, 5 Green Sandpiper, 3 Snipe, 1 Herring Gull, 3+ Kingfisher, 1 Jay, 1 Yellow Wagtail (Peter Walsh per Twitter and today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY TPT (Wombwell Ings to Bolton Ings) – 1s Chiffchaff (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYWombwell Ings (SE4102) – 57 Teal, 24 Mallard, 3 Gadwall, 1 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Moorhen, 87 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 25 BH Gull, 8 juv LBB Gull and 2 Pied Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEYSilverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 1 SPOTTED FLYCATCHER (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYThorpe Marsh (SE5909Z) – 1 Little Egret, 1 BITTERN (seen by Mick Townsend and Barry Foster), 2 Kestrel, 1 WILLOW TIT (Neil Shaw)

DON VALLEYThryberghBluebell Wood – 2 Buzzard (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 14 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 11 Cormorant, 8 Greylag Goose, 81 Canada Goose, 1m Pochard depd N, 77 Tufted Duck, 1 Kestrel, 2a+2y Moorhen, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Swift, 15 (10s) Robin, 4 Blackcap, 23 (5s) Chiffchaff, 26 Carrion Crow, 2 Bullfinch (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh Tip (SK4596 and SK4696) – 2 Goldcrest, 1 Blackcap, 20 Gadwall, 9 Greylag Goose, 1 Little Egret, Reed Warbler present, 17 Mute Swan, 36 Lapwing SW, c.5 Bullfinch, numerous Chiffchaff (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDSHatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 15 Curlew, 7 Dunlin, 5+ Green Sandpiper, 8+ Greenshank, 5 HOBBY, 1 LRP, 1 LITTLE STINT, 3+ MARSH HARRIER, 2 Peregrine, 1 RAVEN, 37 Ringed Plover, 10 Snipe, 2 WHEATEAR, 6 Yellow Wagtail (Mark Paine, Col Neale, Chris Robinson). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG)

IDLE VALLEYNewington Flash (S Yorks – SK6693) – 2 Common Sandpiper, 6 Common Tern, 1 GLOSSY IBIS, 10 Little Egret, 8 Yellow Wagtail (Steve Furber)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) 14 Cormorant, 2 BITTERN, 2 Little Egret, 1+2y Little Grebe, 3 Wigeon, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 2j Kestrel, 1 HOBBY, 795 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 30 Sand Martin S, 2s CETTI’S WARBLER, 8 Chiffchaff, 6 Blackcap, 2 Reed Warbler, 4 Bullfinch (Sue Bird, Roger Bird, Rob Mokryj, Barry Wardley). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WENT VALLEYSykehouseTopham – 16 Reed Warbler, 6 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 5 Blackcap, 5 Willow Warbler, 15 Chiffchaff, 2 Peregrine (Simon Mitchell)

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WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast with some rain until 04:00am, then clear skies with some scattered cloud at intervals through the rest of the day. Visibility: poor/moderate until 06:00am; very good until 11:00am; excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +13.5° to +21.8°C. Wind: mainly very light, occasionally light during the late morning and afternoon; variable through the day but wholly from the SW quarter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1013hPa and rising through most of the day, ending on 1020hPa. Fronts etc.: yesterday’s NE/SW cold front moved of SE during the early hours.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

2608mapMOON PHASE – Third quarter.
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