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DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 GARGANEY, 3 Little Egret, 5 AVOCET, 2a+3j Redshank, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Owl, 2 Kingfisher (Gary Stones per Twitter)

                         Garganey at Adwick Washlands today © Gary Stones 2017

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 BITTERN, 2 Little Egret, 4 GC Grebe, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 (2j) Common Tern, 4 RAVEN E, 4 BEARDED TIT (Adam Hutt per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 17 Black-tailed Godwit (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DONCASTER LAKESIDE (Rail College) – (SE5901) – 1s Lesser Whitethroat (Sue Bird)

DON VALLEY – Conisbrough Viaduct (SK5198) – 2 RAVEN (Paul & Barbara Shepherd)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 Kestrel, 2 HOBBY, 2 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 47 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Tawny Owl, 8 NIGHTJAR, 2 Stonechat (Chip Rhodes, Colin Wall, Col Neale, Paul Shawcroft and Lucy Ryan). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG. Entered on Birdtrack.


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: clear, sunny and dry throughout. Visibility: very good throughout. Temperatures: +11.7°C to +8.3°C to +25.0°C to +??.?°C. Wind: very light throughout; variable in direction mainly from the W quarter until late afternoon; then NNW thereafter. Surface pressure at 0000UTC: 1024hPa-????hPa. Fronts etc.: none.


MOON PHASE – Third quarter.
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