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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 Little Egret, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 HOBBY; 1 Buzzard; Kestrel; 1 Sparrowhawk; c.400 Lapwing, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 GREENSHANK, 6 Snipe, 8 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 1 Barn Owl (Barnsley BSG and Pat Heath per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 3 Kingfisher, 2 Kestrel, 1 HOBBY, 2 Bullfinch, 4 Long-tailed tit, 1 WILLOW TIT, 1 LESSER WHITETHROAT, 1 Tree Sparrow and several Dunnock (Per today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS) ).

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 GARGANEY, 1 BITTERN, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 HOBBY, 1 PEREGRINE, 5 Green Sandpiper, 5 GREENSHANK, 2 RUFF, 2 Kingfisher, 10 Swift (Jeff Wragg, John Law and Chris Harris per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 268 Canada Geese, 123 Greylag, 106 Gadwall, 25 Shoveler, 11 Teal, 7 Wigeon, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 5 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 68 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 1 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1c GREENSHANK, 3 BH Gull and 8 Yellow Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 1 OSPREY @ 07.30 but not after (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS). Being entered on Birdtrack by SBSG.

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 16 Grey Partridge (Mark Spedding per Twitter)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) –2 Little Egret, 2 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 8 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 3 Stonechat (Chip Rhodes, Col Neale and Bob Usher). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG.

IDLE VALLEY – Hagg Lane Flash (Notts SK6793) – 49 Little Egret (MSh); 1 PEREGRINE 14 Ringed Plover, 2 LRP, 2j PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 2j LITTLE STINT, 9 RUFF, 9 Dunlin, 4 GREENSHANK, 1 Green Sandpiper, 10+ Snipe, 1 Swift (Derick Evans, Jonathan Holliday, MSh, Steve Furber, Carl Cornish)

IPORT AREA – c.100 Greylag, 4 Shoveler, 4 Teal, 4 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 20+ GC Grebe, 200+ Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 GREENSHANK, 1 Snipe, 2 Skylark (Chris Robinson).

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) –1i Shelduck, 1 Wigeon, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 3 Little Egret, 2 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 550 Lapwing, 13 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Snipe, 12 Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Coal Tit, 1 WILLOW TIT, 15 Sand Martin, 8 Swallow, 12 House Martin, 3 CETTI’S WARBLER, 7 Blackcap, 1 Meadow Pipit (Adrian Andruchiw, Mark Roberts and Darren Wozencroft). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res (SE6519) – 1 PINTAIL. 1 HOBBY, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 RUFF, 2 Grey Wagtail (Adrian Scutt)

 

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: clear skies until 3am; then cloudy but bright until 7am; then overcast until 7pm; then cloudy but bright thereafter; dry throughout. Visibility: good from 7am until noon, otherwise mainly very good. Temperatures: +9.7°C to +15.9°C. Wind: mainly light/very light, occasionally moderate, mainly from within the SW quarter, occasionally WNW. Surface pressure: 1014hPa-101?hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Full.
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