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DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 Little Egret, 8 AVOCET, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 4a+1j Ringed Plover, 1 LRP, 2 Oystercatcher, 8a+3j Redshank, 2 Shelduck (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 Mute Swan, 1f+6j Mallard, 3 Shoveler, 1 Teal, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 1a+2j GC Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 1 AVOCET, 3 (1food) Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 7 Curlew W, 1 Kingfisher, 2a+2j Sedge Warbler (Adam Hutt Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 3 Shelduck, 1m Wigeon, 2j+2j Little Grebe, 3 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 5 AVOCET, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 LRP, 3 Green Sandpiper, 3 Pied Wagtail (Richard Scott). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 Common Tern (Mark Smedley). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG)

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LOCALWeather: mainly overcast throughout with heavy rain through most of the day. Visibility: mainly moderate, occasionally poor and good. Temperatures: +12.5°C to +12.7°C to +??.?°C. Wind: light/moderate occasionally gusting to 30mph during the early afternoon and late afternoon, ENE/NE until mid-morning; then NNE until midday; then N until late afternoon; then NNW/NW thereafter.Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1004hPa-???hPa. Fronts etc.: a complex series of fronts around a low pressure system moved E over the District during the day.


MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent
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