June 27, 2017


Tuesday 27th June 2017

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DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher, 8 AVOCET, 2 LRP, 6a+1j Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper (Nigel Smith per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 4 Little Egret, 1a MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 KITTIWAKE depd S, 4 Common Tern, 1 BEARDED TIT, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER (Barnsley BSG and Paul White per Dave Simmonite via Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 HOBBY, 9 Oystercatcher, 1 LRP, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 5 Yellow-legged Gull, 1+ Common Tern (Andy Marshall and Chip Rhodes). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 Shelduck, c.180 Gadwall, 7 Teal, c.14 Shoveler, 1 RED-CRESTED POCHARD, 11 (4j+2j) Pochard, 20+ Tufted Duck, 1 BITTERN, 5 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 18 (7j) Little Grebe, 7 (2j) Great Crested Grebe, 1 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1m+1f MARSH HARRIER, 1 Kestrel, 4 AVOCET, 21 (2j) Lapwing, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 LRP, 2m RUFF, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1a+2j Black-headed Gull, 4 CETTIS WARBLER, 1s/d Sedge Warbler, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Linnet, 12 Goldfinch (Keith Lynes, Bryan Buckle, Sue Bird and Dave Carroll). 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: overcast throughout with light showers during the afternoon and evening. Visibility: mainly very good, occasionally excellent and good. Temperatures: +13.2°C to +13.4°C to +12.3°C to +15.2°C to +15.8°C to +13.2°C to +13.4°C to +??.? Wind: very light/light, E/ESE throughout. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1013hPa-1005hPa. Fronts etc.: a weakening warm front moved SE over the District during the afternoon.


MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent
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