Thursday 29th June 2017

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Brickworks ponds – 1 Common Tern (Russell Boland)

DEARNE VALLEY – Denaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) – Square Pond only – 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, c.60 Swift, 6+ Reed Warbler, 1s Reed Bunting (Chris Robinson)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 3j BITTERN, 1 KNOT (Daniel Langston and Peter Walsh per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Doncaster Town Centre – 1 PEREGRINE (Rich Collis)

DON VALLEY – Shaftholme (SE5707) – 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 1c Water Rail, 2a+2vyj LRP, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1s Garden Warbler (Chris Robinson)

DON VALLEY – Rawmarsh – Haugh Road (SK4396) – 1 Kestrel, 19 Lapwing E @ 16.20; 1a Herring Gull N; 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 150 Swift (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 4 Little Egret (Chip Rhodes). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1m Wigeon, 11m+3f Teal, 1f+5yj Pochard, 3+ BITTERN, 8 Little Egret, 1m+1f MARSH HARRIER, 1 AVOCET, 2 LRP, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Tern, 5j Black-headed Gull, 1 Barn Owl, 50 Swift, c.70 Sand Martin, 1 WILLOW TIT, 7 CETTIS WARBLER (Sue Bird, Roger Bird, Richard Scott, 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

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: overcast throughout with rain through most of the early hours and part of the morning. Visibility: mainly moderate/poor, occasionally good. Temperatures: +10.6°C to +10.3°C to +11.6°C to +11.5°C to +14.6°C to +??.?°C. Wind: starting moderate gusting at times to 31mph, then light/very light NW/WNW until 4pm; then briefly very light W; then very light WSW until 7pm; then very light SW thereafter. 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: 993hPa-991hPa-???hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent
Crown copyright 2017, the Met Office


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