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Monday 29th August 2016

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1f REDSTART, 2 WHINCHAT, 1 WHEATEAR, 3 Little Egret, 1a HOBBY W, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 RUFF, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, c.100 Lapwing, 1 Little Owl, 4 Yellow Wagtail (Gary Stones and John Law per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYBolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+3j Mute Swan, 45 Greylag, 20 Tufted Duck, 13 Pochard, 8 Gadwall, 3 Mallard, 9 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 62 Coot and 2 BH Gull.Also present were 3 Grey Heron, 3 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 31 Lapwing and 1 Green Woodpecker (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYBroomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 32 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 29 Tufted Duck, 24 Gadwall, 15 Teal, 12 Mallard, 5 Wigeon, 1 GARGANEY, 23 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Cormorant, 8 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 58 Coot, 18 Moorhen, 74 Lapwing, 15 Snipe, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 17 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Peregrine (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS, David Bamforth per Twitter).

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor (SE4302) – 1 WHINCHAT, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, 7 Green Sandpiper, 7 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 600+ Lapwing, 5 Goosander, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Golden Plover, c.3000 Starling (Peter Walsh, David Bamforth and Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYWombwell Ings (SE4102) – 24 Canada Geese, 67 Teal, 17 Mallard, 5 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 3 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 101 Lapwing, 1 Greenshank, 43 BH Gull, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Linnet and a flock of 40+ Goldfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 2 Wigeon (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYThorpe Marsh – 1 BITTERN, 2 Kestrel, 1 Shoveler, 4 Snipe and 2 WILLOW TIT (Neil Shaw)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 14 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 6 (1W) Cormorant, 99 Canada Goose, 85 Tufted Duck, 1 Herring Gull N, 1 Barn Owl, 21 Swallow S, 5 House Martin, 1j Grey Wagtail, 16 (9s) Wren, 14 Robin, 1c Blackcap, 1c Whitethroat, 22 Chiffchaff (inc 8 in same tree); 4 Bullfinch, 2 Reed Bunting, 1m Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDSHatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 23+ Dunlin, 2 Green Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 4+ HOBBY, 1 LRP, 4 LITTLE STINT, 4+ MARSH HARRIER, 1 Peregrine, 3 RAVEN, 1 RING-NECKED PARAKEET, 70+ Ringed Plover, 12 RUFF, 1 BAIRD’S SANDPIPER (seen briefly and identified on the 30th from photographs taken by JR today)  – second District record, 2 Stonechat, 2 WHINCHAT, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER N (Mark Paine, Col Neale, John Robinson, Bob Usher, Chris Robinson). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG)

IDLE VALLEYMissonSlaynes Lane (SK6793, SK6794, SK6893, SK6894) – 1 Greenshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 WHINCHAT (Steve Furber)

Today's Whinchat on Slaynes Lane © Steve Furber 2016
Today’s Whinchat on Slaynes Lane © Steve Furber 2016

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2f Mandarin Duck (1 leucistic); 4 Wigeon, 2 BITTERN, 2 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 8+ Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, 1j HOBBY, 1f Peregrine, 1c Water Rail, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 2 Kingfisher, 4 Jay, 2 Goldcrest, c.30 Sand Martin, 3 CETTI’S WARBLER, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler, 2 Treecreeper (Richard J Scott, Mark Roberts, Sue Bird, Roger Bird, Adrian Andruchiw). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

TORNE VALLEYRossington Area – 1 REDSTART, 1 WHINCHAT, 1 Yellow Wagtail (Stuart Churchill per Twitter)

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WEATHER REPORTS

LOCAL Weather: mainly clear skies with occasional scattered cloud and bright sunshine, dry throughout. Visibility: mainly very good/Excellent, occasionally good and moderate during the early hours and early morning. Temperatures: +10.2° to +20.8°C. Wind: very light, occasionally light later in the day; variable in direction though wholly from within the NW quarter until 21:00, then SW thereafter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1018hPa and falling to 1010hPa by 8.00am; then rising thereafter to end the day on 1024hPa through most of the day, ending on 1013hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

2908mapMOON PHASE – Waning crescent.
Crown copyright 2016, the Met Office


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