July 12, 2017


Wednesday 12th July 2017

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DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+6j Mute Swan, 152 Gadwall, 15 Tufted Duck, 14+1j Pochard, 13 Mallard, 9 Little Grebe, 3+2j Great Crested Grebe, 94 Coot, 2 Moorhen and 19 BH Gull. Also present were 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap and 3 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – TPT – Bolton Ings to Wombwell Ings – 5s Chiffchaff and 1s Blackcap (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2+6j Mute Swan, 34 Canada Geese, 9 Greylag, 25+ Gadwall, 17 Tufted Duck, 8 Pochard, 1 Mallard, 1 Teal, 14+ Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 101 Coot, 11 Moorhen, 36 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Kestrel, 120+ BH Gull and 2 LBB Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Denaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) –  3 Little Egret 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1s CETTI’S WARBLER (Paul & Barbara Shepherd)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 11 Teal, 1 BITTERN, 4 Little Egret FJ included; 1j Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 5 Common Tern, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1a+1j Reed Warbler, 1m BEARDED TIT (Andrew Leggett per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS).

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 17 Greylag, 1 Canada Goose, 12 Mallard, 1+3j Gadwall, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Moorhen, 19 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 46 BH Gull, 1 Skylark, 5 Pied Wagtail, 2 Mistle Thrush and 7 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

FINNINGLEY GP (Notts and S Yorks) – 2 Kestrel, 1 LRP, 1 Curlew, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 60+ Sand Martin, 2s Yellowhammer, 1s Reed Bunting, 1s CORN BUNTING (Chris Robinson).

HATFIELD WOODHOUSE – Slay Pits Lane – 1 Little Owl (Rich Collis)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors (SE6904, SE6905, SE7004) – 1 WOODCOCK, 1 Barn Owl, 2 Tawny Owl and 10 (ten) NIGHTJAR (Col Neale, Paul Shawcroft and Lucy Ryan). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 SPOONBILL (visitor report per SB); 1a+3yj Little Grebe, 1f+1j MARSH HARRIER, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Jay, 1 Grey Wagtail over (Dave Carroll, Sheila Bury, Sue & Roger Bird, Andy Dalton and visitor reports). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

TORNE VALLEY – Wroot – Field Lane – 1 Little Owl (Rich Collis)

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 through the early hours; then bright with sunshine and scattered cloud thereafter, occasional clear skies. Visibility: good, moderate and very good through the early hours; then very good/excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +11.7°C to +12.4°C to +11.7°C to +18.7°C to +??.?°C. Wind: mainly very light, occasionally light variable in direction but wholly from the NE quarter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1009hPa-????hPa. Fronts etc.: none


MOON PHASE – Waning gibbous.
Crown copyright 2017, the Met Office

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