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Friday 28th April 2017

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 GARGANEY, 36 Black-tailed Godwits left 16.05 high west, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Dunlin, 1 LRP, 2 WHEATEAR, 1s GRASSHOPPER WARBLER (Ken Foundation and Peter Walsh per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 4 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 11 Pochard, 10 Gadwall, 10 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 44+2y Coot, 1 Moorhen and 320+ BH Gull. Also present were 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel and 1 Song Thrush (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Tip – 1 HOBBY (Chris Needham per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) -2 Mute Swan, 25 Canada Geese, 14 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 18 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 10 Gadwall, 2 Pochard, 1 Teal, 1 Wigeon, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Little Grebe, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 13 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 7+ Lapwing, 225+ BH Gull and 5 Herring Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS).

DEARNE VALLEY – Manvers Lake – 1 COMMIC TERN through at 1.35pm (Chris Needham)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 ARCTIC TERN (Heather Bennett per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Warbler Way – 22s Chiffchaff, 13s Willow Warbler, 11s Blackcap, 4s Whitethroat, 3s Sedge Warbler, 2s CETTI’S WARBLER, 1s Lesser Whitethroat and 1s GRASSHOPPER WARBLER (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 17 Greylag, 12 Canada Geese, 1 Pink Footed Goose, 2 Shelduck, 40 Gadwall, 14 Mallard, 10 Wigeon, 9 Tufted Duck, 5 Teal, 3 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 Sparrowhawk, 7 Coot, 8+ Lapwing, 3 AVOCET, 3 Redshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 22 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 4+ Skylark and 60+ Sand Martin (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS, per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. (SK4995) – 1 Garden Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 4 Chaffinch, 8 Chiffchaff, 10 Willow Warbler, 7 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Snipe, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Sedge Warbler, 4 Dunnock, 1p Reed Bunting., 1 Lapwing, 1 Black-headed Gull over; 1p Linnet, 3 Goldfinch, 4 Wren, 1p GRASSHOPPER WARBLER, 1 Kingfisher, 6+ Swallow, 8 House Martin, 1c Greenfinch, 1 Pied Wagtail, 5 Mallard, 1p Gadwall (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 23 Mute Swan, 2 Gadwall, 18 Tufted Duck, 1m SCAUP, 1 Buzzard, 5c/m Pheasant, 6+ Moorhen, 32+ Coot, 1 Swift, 7s Skylark, 80+ Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 8s Wren, 16 (15s) Dunnock, 14 (9s) Robin, 1s Song Thrush, 10 (8s) Blackbird, 5m (4s) Blackcap, 2s Reed Warbler, 4 (3s) Whitethroat, 9s Willow Warbler, 7s Chiffchaff, 9 Starling (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HARWORTH COLLIERY TOP (Notts) – c.150 Sand Martin, c.10 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 3 Yellow Wagtail and 2 WHEATEAR (Chris Robinson)

                                                                                                               Wheatear at Harworth today

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 Pink-footed Goose, 2 MARSH HARRIER, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1s CUCKOO, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 10 WHEATEAR, 1s CORN BUNTING, 5 Sedge Warbler (John Robinson and Chip Rhodes). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks) – SK6693 – 1 LRP, 1 Greenshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit (Mark Roberts)

IDLE VALLEY – Misson – Slaynes Lane (SK6793, SK6794, SK6893, SK6894) – 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 CUCKOO, 1 Little Owl, 1m RING OUZEL (Mark Roberts and Rich Collis)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 4 Shelduck, 1f+2j Mallard, 1 BITTERN, 5 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 5 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Oystercatcher, 6 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Snipe, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 CUCKOO, Carrion crow – took a Black-headed Gull, 1 WILLOW TIT, c.80 Sand Martin over, 3 Swallow, 1 House Martin (Sue Bird, Roger Bird, Allen Holmes, L&CB, Andy Dalton) For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WENT VALLEY – Norton Common/Campsall CP – 3 (1a+2j) Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 1 Little Owl, 1 Sand Martin, 10+ Swallow, 11s Whitethroat, 3s Lesser Whitethroat, 7+s Blackcap, 6+s Chiffchaff, 3+s Willow Warbler, 5s Reed Warbler, 2 ‘r’ GRASSHOPPER WARBLER, 2 Tree Sparrow (David Franklin)

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WEATHER REPORTS

LOCAL – Weather: overcast with some rain until 3am; then mainly clear skies with scattered cloud until late afternoon; then overcast but dry thereafter. Visibility: good/very good until 9am; then excellent until 3pm; then very good/excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +6.4°C to +3.3°C to +11.4°C to +?.?°C. Wind: mainly very light and variable in direction from within the NW quarter until 4pm; then very light and variable in direction but wholly from within the SE quarter thereafter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1017hPa-1016hPa-1017hPa-????hPa. Fronts etc. a weakening NE/SW moved slowly E over the District during late afternoon and evening.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – New
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