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FREE TO A GOOD HOME – YORKSHIRE BIRDING TO VOLUME 19 ISSUE 3. IF INTERESTED PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW AND I WILL GET THE GIFTER TO CONTACT YOU.

BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEYAdwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 Stonechat, 3 Little Egret, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Oystercatcher, 160 Lapwing, 140 Wigeon, 45 Teal, 13 Shoveler, 103 Gadwall, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Shelduck (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEYOld Moor (SE4302) – 14 Snipe, 177 Lapwing, 4 GOLDENEYE, 8 Little Egret, 54 Shoveler, 7 Goosander, 8 Oystercatcher, 2m BEARDED TIT, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 PEREGRINE (Tom Hibbert per Twitter and today’s RSPB DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEYWombwell Ings (SE4102) – 1 Oystercatcher, c.300 Golden Plover, 185 Wigeon, 12 Shoveler (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DON VALLEYArksey Ings (SE593061) – 31 Greylag Geese, 1 Shelduck, 5 Gadwall, c.10 Mallard, 2 Teal, 1p Oystercatcher, 1 JACK SNIPE (first for site), c.50 BH Gull, 31 Magpie (Chris Robinson)

DON VALLEYFirsby Res. (SK4995) – 2 Coot, 3p Mallard, 1 Grey Heron over, 1 Pheasant, 2 Grey Partridge, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 40+ Jackdaw, 4+ Carrion Crow, 2 Magpie, 1c Jay, 3+s Yellowhammer, 5 Chaffinch, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Skylark, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2s Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 5 Fieldfare over, 50 Black-headed Gull, 1a Herring Gull (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEYThorpe Marsh NR (SE5909Z) – 8+ Shoveler, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper, 100+ Fieldfare, 1 WILLOW TIT (Neil Shaw)

DON VALLEYThrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 7 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 41 Mute Swan, 48 Canada Goose, 4 Gadwall, 13 Pochard, 35 Tufted Duck, 1m GOLDENEYE W @ 9.30am; 1 Buzzard N, 2 Water Rail, 350+ Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 24 Herring Gull (20 W); 8s Skylark, 15 Dunnock, 12 Robin, 2s Song Thrush, 15 Redwing, 1s Mistle Thrush, 3p Long-tailed Tit, 5+ Tree Sparrow, 5 Linnet S, 3p Bullfinch (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HAMPOLE TIP –  1 (4cy) ICELAND GULL (Jonahan Holliday)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2 Shelduck, 146 Gadwall, 41 Shoveler, 31 Pochard, 59 Tufted Duck, 2 BITTERN, 2 Little Egret, 2 Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 1c Water Rail, 1 Snipe, c.4000 Black-headed Gull, 5 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c.170 Herring Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove over, 2 Treecreeper, c.1000 Starling over, 60+ Lesser Redpoll, 5+ Goldfinch, c10 Siskin (Richard Scott). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG
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WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: overcast/cloudy throughout, with some rain. Visibility: mainly excellent/very good, occasionally good during the early hours. Temperatures: +5.7°C to +5.6°C to +5.9°C to 5.4°C to 8.5°C to 8.2°C to +9.6°C to +9.3°C to 9.5°C to +9.4°C. Wind: light/moderate, gusting from 30-43mph from late morning, through the afternoon and early evening. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1014hPa-1004hPa-1005hPa-1004hPa. Fronts etc.: a series of mixed fronts moved ESE over the District through the course of the day.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waning crescent.
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