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Friday 30th June 2017

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 Little Egret, 2 Shelduck, 15 AVOCET, 7 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 1c Curlew, 2 Little Owl (Ken Foundation per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 1f+10j Tufted Duck, 4 Little Egret, 1a MEDITERRANEAN GULL (Martin Wells per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 4 BEARDED TIT, 1j BITTERN, 1 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 Siskin, 1 Curlew, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 4s Water Rail (Barnsley BSG per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Rawmarsh – Haugh Road (SK4396) – 1 Ringed Plover SW @15:57 (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 5a (1p) Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 13 (2j) Mute Swan (6 depd. W @ 0740) ; 35 (2j) Tufted Duck, 1m Kestrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 16 (1j) Black-headed Gull, 1c Common Tern N, 40+ Swift, 1 Grey Wagtail, 20s Wren, 13 (9s) Dunnock, 2s Song Thrush, 17 Blackbird, 7s Blackcap, 6s Whitethroat, 1s Sedge Warbler, 2s Reed Warbler, 3s Willow Warbler, 7 (5s) Chiffchaff, 22+ Long-tailed Tit, 31 (7fams) Magpie, 1 Tree Sparrow, 1a/m COMMON SCOTER (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS). Being entered on Birdtrack by SBSG.

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 23 (twenty-three) LRP, 9 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 5 Green Sandpiper, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER, 3 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 5 Yellow-legged Gull (Andy Marshall). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT AREA – 1 cc MARSH HARRIER (James Wells)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 3m Wigeon, 1a+2j Tufted Duck, 1 BITTERN, 7 Little Egret, 4 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1m+1f MARSH HARRIER, 1a+1j Water Rail, 4a+3fgj AVOCET, 53 Lapwing, 1a+1j Ringed Plover, 1 LRP, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1fgj Redshank, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c100 Sand Martin, 1s Blackcap, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1a+js Reed Warbler, 1j Pied Wagtail (Sue Bird Roger Bird, Richard Scott, SBr). 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 during the early hours and afternoon. Visibility: poor/very poor until 6am; then moderate/good/very good thereafter. Temperatures: +13.5°C to +13.4°C to +13.5°C to +13.4°C to +17.5°C to +17.1°C to +18.6°C to +15.9°C to +16.5°C to +13.1°C. Wind: very light from SW quarter until 6am; very light/light from NW quarter until 4pm; then mainly N occasionally NNE and NNW thereafter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 998hPa-1011hPa. Fronts etc.: an occlusion moved SE over the District during the afternoon.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent
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