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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands (SE4602) – 27 Snipe, 2 Golden Plover, 1 Common Gull, 7 Grey Partridge, 21 Dunlin, 8 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Little Egret, 2 WHOOPER SWAN E @ 11.15; 65 Teal, 27 Wigeon, 10 Shoveler, 1 Shelduck, c.300 Lapwing (Nigel Smith and Malc Gough per Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor (SE4302) – 1 Barn Owl, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 3 Dunlin, 4 Goldcrest, 653 Golden Plover, 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 KNOT, 6 Little Egret, 1 PEREGRINE, 25+ Redpoll, 2 Redshank, 1 RUFF, 1m+1f Stonechat, 2 Tawny Owl, 4 Water Rail, 5+1 WHOOPER SWAN (5 depd NW at 08:13) (Barnsley BSG, Jeff Wragg and David Bamforth per Twitter)

DON VALLEYAldwarke SF (SK4494) – 5+ Goldcrest, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Herring Gull SW, 1 Great Black-backed Gull SW, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Song Thrush, 4 Moorhen, 10 Gadwall, 11 Shoveler left NE; 5 Lesser Redpoll, 3 Teal, 23 Mallard, 2 Mute Swan SW @ 1041hrs; 1 Buzzard, 1m Kestrel, 10 Redwing (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYFirsby Res. (SK4995) – 8 Mallard, 2 Teal, 10 Black-headed Gull, 1 Tawny Owl (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 11 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Grebe, 14 Mute Swan, 28 Greylag Goose, 1m Gadwall depd W; 49 Tufted Duck, 2 Water Rail, 80+ Black-headed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 4 Collared Dove, 10 (1s) Skylark, 1 Little Owl, 1 Grey Wagtail, 20 Dunnock, 33 Robin, 4 Song Thrush, 5 Goldcrest, 30+ Long-tailed Tit, 7 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Siskin, 12 Bullfinch, 6 Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYThrybergh Tip (SK4596 and SK4696) – 1 Little Egret, 24 Mute Swan 12 left SW @ 0720hrs & 1 SW @ 0808hrs; c.70 Redwing, 7 Jay, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 20+ Bullfinch, 5+ Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, 19 Shoveler, 76 Gadwall, 35 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 20 Teal, 11 Wigeon, 12 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 3+ Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Pheasant, 4 Cormorant, 11 Snipe, 1 Stock Dove, c.30 Black-headed Gull, 1 Siskin over, 2 Reed Bunting, 3 Grey Heron, 10 Greylag Goose over (from Thrybergh CP?) then SW @ 0830hrs; c.40 Starling SW, 7 Lapwing NE, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, c.20 Chaffinch, 1 Buzzard, 3 Mistle Thrush, 8 Lesser Redpoll, Dunnock very numerous; Robin very numerous (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HAMPOLE TIP AREA (SE4911 and SE5011) – Nothing of note in the Gulls around Hampole but a loose flock of 31 Grey Partridge was nice along with a few Golden Plover (Jonathan Holliday)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDSHatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 BRAMBLING, 1 Chiffchaff, 66 Curlew, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Goldeneye, 16 Lapwing, 37 Lesser Redpoll, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 21 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Snipe, 1 Stonechat, 10 WHOOPER SWAN (Col Neale, Paul Shawcroft and Mark Paine). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 7 WHOOPER SWAN – flew east over the centre of the reserve at noon (MR, RJS). Possibly the same 7 flew south over Wintersett 30 minutes earlier; 1 Shelduck, 83 Wigeon, 44 Pochard, 1+ BITTERN, 1 Little Egret, 1j MARSH HARRIER, 4c Water Rail, 1 Green Sandpiper, 5 Snipe, 25 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 17 Goldcrest, 6 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 Treecreeper, Starling – several thousand to roost; 1 Grey Wagtail over, 3 Pied Wagtail, 7 Redpoll SW, 15 Siskin (Richard Scott and Mark Roberts). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

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WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast but dry throughout. Visibility: poor, occasionally very poor until 8am and poor again 7pm onwards; good/moderate otherwise. Temperatures: +12.3° to +10.2°C. Wind: very light throughout, variable in direction mainly WSW/SW, occasionally SSW, S and N. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: starting the day on 10342hPa and falling very slowly through much of the day to end on 1029hPa Fronts etc.: a weakening warm front was lying E/W across the District through much of the day.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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MOON PHASE – New.
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