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DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 4 Shelduck, 1 PINTAIL, 1m LITTLE BITTERN for its third year; 1 BITTERN, 1 Little Egret, 2j Little Grebe, 5 Water Rail, 6 AVOCET, 2 LRP, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 2 Common Tern, 1 Barn Owl, 3 (1j) BEARDED TIT (Barnsley BSG, Chris Harris per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS) .

DON VALLEY – RAWMARSH – Stubbin – 4s Blackcap, 6 (4s) Chiffchaff, 3 (2s) Yellowhammer, 2 Linnet, 3 (2s) Willow Warbler, 2+ (2s+fam party) Whitethroat, 1p Kestrel, 1c/f Green Woodpecker (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant (3left W); 8 (2j) Mute Swan, 38 (5j) Tufted Duck, 2 Buzzard, 60+ (13j) Coot, 45 Black-headed Gull, 150 Swift, 5 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 14s Wren, 7s Blackcap, 3 (2s) Whitethroat, 2s Reed Warbler, 3s Willow Warbler, 2s Chiffchaff, 15+ (many js) Long-tailed Tit (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Kestrel, 5 LRP, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 1 WHIMBREL, 1 CUCKOO, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Stonechat (Daz Watson and Col Neale). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 Shelduck, 2 Wigeon, 1 BITTERN, c.10 Little Egret, 2j Little Grebe, 3 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1m+2f+1cc MARSH HARRIER, 1c Water Rail, 5 Oystercatcher, 64 (2j) Lapwing, 2 LRP, 1 Green Sandpiper, 160+ Woodpigeon, c.50 Swift through, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 WILLOW TIT, c.40 Sand Martin (Richard Scott and visitor reports). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.
Tickets for the 2017 Spurn Migration Festival

Migfest 2017 (8th – 10th September) Tickets go on sale on 29th May and can be obtained via the Migfest website at http://spurnmigfest.com/ or by phone from the BTO on 01842 750050


LOCALWeather: mainly overcast but skies clearing a little by mid-afternoon, then bright with scattered cloud thereafter, dry throughout. Visibility: very good/excellent throughout. Temperatures: +14.5°C to +14.8°C to +13.7°C to +13.8°C to +13.6°C to +13.9°C to +13.8°C to +20.0°C to +12.8°C. Wind: mainly light, occasionally moderate and very light; mainly W, occasionally WSW and WNW. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1010hPa-1009hPa-1010hPa-1009hPa-1013hPa. Fronts etc.: none.


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