April 27, 2017

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Thursday 27th April 2017

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 WHOOPER SWAN, 1 Mute Swan in at 20.05; 3 Wigeon, 2 GARGANEY, 2 Little Egret one left E at 20.20; 14 AVOCET, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 LRP, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 36 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Little Owl (Gary Haywood and Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 Mute Swan, 5 Greylag, 1 Canada Goose, 11 Tufted Duck, 6 Pochard, 6 Gadwall, 2 Mallard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 47+1y Coot, 240+ BH Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 1 Grey Heron, 1 Swift, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Whitethroat, 1 ‘r’ GRASSHOPPER WARBLER, 1s Sedge Warbler and 2 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 7 Canada Geese, 2 Shelduck, 14 Gadwall, 12 Tufted Duck, 9 Pochard, 5 Mallard, 5 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Grebe, 11 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Red Legged Partridge, 7 Lapwing, 6 LBB Gull and 5 Herring Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS) .

DEARNE VALLEY – TPT (Old Moor-Bolton Ings) – 12s Willow Warbler, 8s Chiffchaff, 4s Blackcap and 1 ‘y’ Green Woodpecker (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and Tina Langford)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 GARGANEY, 1 BITTERN, 2 Little Egret, 1 LRP, 1 Ringed Plover, 6 AVOCET, 2+ Oystercatcher, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Snipe, 1 ICELAND GULL, 1 Yellow Legged Gull, 81 Herring Gull, 22 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 2 CETTI’S WARBLER (per Twitter and today’s RSPB DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 16 Canada Geese, 15 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 32 Gadwall, 12 Mallard, 12 Wigeon, 10 Tufted Duck, 4 Teal, 3 Shoveler, 7 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 6 Lapwing, 5 LRP, 4 AVOCET, 3 Redshank, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 15 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 6 Skylark, 3 Pied Wagtail, 3 Linnet and 2 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Silver Wood (SK4893) – 1s Garden Warbler (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 3s Reed Warbler, 1s Sedge Warbler, 1 ‘r’ GRASSHOPPER WARBLER, 2p Gadwall, 12+s Whitethroat (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HARWORTH PIT TOP (Notts) – 1 LRP, 1 WHEATEAR (Chris Robinson)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 7 WHEATEAR and 1 RING OUZEL (Chip Rhodes). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks) – SK6693 – 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit (Lance Degnan)

IDLE VALLEY – Misson – Slaynes Lane (SK6793, SK6794, SK6893, SK6894) – 3 Wigeon, 2 WHEATEAR, 1m RING OUZEL (Lance Degnan)

Ring Ouzel at Slaynes Lane this afternoon © Steve Furber 2017

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 4 Shelduck, 1 BITTERN, 1 Little Egret, 3 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 3 MARSH HARRIER, 2 Sparrowhawk, 5+ Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 2 AVOCET, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 LRP, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Redshank, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove over; 1 Swift W; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Rook over; c.190 Sand martin (c90 NW and c100 over Huxter Well Marsh); 8 Swallow (7NW); 3 House Martin NW; c.10 CETTI’S WARBLER, 4s Song Thrush, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Linnet (Richard Scott) For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WENT VALLEY – Norton Common/Campsall CP – 1 Tufted Duck, 3a+1j Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1s CUCKOO, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 1s Lesser Whitethroat, 6s Whitethroat, 6s Reed Warbler (David Franklin)

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WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast with occasional brighter spells and occasional showers of rain and hail especially during the afternoon and evening. Visibility: very good/good until midday; then mainly excellent/moderate/good and poor thereafter. Temperatures: +1.2°C to -0.5°C to +1.3°C to +1.0°C to 8.6°C to +7.2°C to +10.3°C to +9.4°C to +10.3°C to +9.4°C to +9.7°C to +6.5°C. Wind: mainly very light, occasionally light WSW/W until 1pm; then light/very light mainly from the NW quarter, occasionally NE and NNE thereafter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1021hPa-1015hPa-1016hPa. Fronts etc. a NE/SW warm front moved S over the District during the early afternoon and a NW/E cold front moved S during the evening. .

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – New
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