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Thursday 7th September 2017

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 3 Little Egret, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Snipe, c.100 Lapwing, 1 HOBBY, Grey Partridge calling, 1 Yellow Wagtail (Ken Foundation per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 1 Mute Swan, 7 Greylag, 12 Gadwall, 7 Shoveler, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Pochard, 1 Mallard, 1 BITTERN, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 3 Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 HOBBY, 69 Coot and 1 Moorhen. Also present were 1 Grey Heron, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Jay, 1 Swift and c60 Sand Martin.(Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter).

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2+6y Mute Swan, 600+ Canada Geese, 129 Greylag, 382 Mallard, 40 Gadwall, 15 Shoveler, 9 Tufted Duck, 4 Teal, 4 Pochard, 2 Wigeon, 20 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 72 Coot, 7 Moorhen, 16 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 16 BH Gull and 8 Yellow Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 7 Dunlin, 2 RUFF, 2 Golden Plover, 2 GREENSHANK, 350 Lapwing, 2 Green Sandpiper (Peter Walsh per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 3 Mute Swan, 7 Canada Geese, 5 Greylag, 15 Gadwall, 10 Teal, 9 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 5 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel and 1 Kingfisher (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. (SK4995) – 1 Tawny Owl, 1 HOBBY, 2 WHEATEAR, 1 Kestrel; 4 Buzzard; 1 Sparrowhawk; 1 Blackcap; 4 Stock Dove; 7 Mallard; 5+ Meadow Pipit; c.50 House Martin; c.30 Swallow; 10+ Goldfinch; 1 Grey Wagtail; 1 Green Woodpecker; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS). Being entered on Birdtrack by SBSG.

DON VALLEY – Hexthorpe – Near Exchange Hire – 1 WHEATEAR (Justin Carr)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 6 Great Crested Grebe; 4 Little Grebe; 4 Cormorant; 2 Grey Heron; 39 (2j) Mute Swan; 47 Canada Goose; 53 Tufted Duck; 80+ Lapwing; 1 Redshank; 120+ Black-headed Gull; 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull S; 2 Swift; 80+ Sand Martin; 2 Swallow; 100+ House Martin; 14 Meadow Pipit S; 8 Wren; 11 Dunnock; 27 Robin; 2 Song Thrush; 15 Blackbird; 9 Blackcap; 2 Reed Warbler; 1c/s Willow Warbler; 24 (1s) Chiffchaff; 240 Linnet; 50+ Goldfinch; 7 Bullfinch (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS). Being entered on Birdtrack by SBSG.

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Snipe, 1 Curlew (Col Neale and per Birdguides). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG.

IDLE VALLEY – Hagg Lane Flash (Notts SK6793) – 9am to 11.15am – 2j PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 2j LITTLE STINT, 12 Dunlin, 9 RUFF, 12+ Ringed Plover, 4 GREENSHANK, 1 Green Sandpiper, 14 Snipe, 38 Little Egret, 2 HOBBY (Rob Hoare)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 3 Little Egret, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 2 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard, 13 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Snipe, 6 Swift, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Great-Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 1 Coal Tit, c70 hirundines (Jenny Kingsland, Thursday birding group, Sue Bird, Roger Bird). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

TORNE VALLEY – Rossington Pit Tip – 1 Yellow Wagtail, 4 Meadow Pipit, 1 Swift, 80+ Linnet, 2 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk (Stuart Churchill)

WENT VALLEY – Norton Common – 1 MARSH HARRIER (Rich Collis). 1 Green Sandpiper (Campsall Church Field, 95th species I’ve recorded in this km square in last 3 years), 1 Kingfisher (Campsall Church Field), 80 Lapwing on ground + 38 flew South, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 1 Chiffchaff, 20+ Swallow (David Franklin). Entered on Birdtrack by observers.

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, some light rain during early evening. Visibility: mainly good/very good, occasionally moderate. Temperatures: +10.5°C to +17.8°C. Wind: very light/light, occasionally moderate; variable in direction but wholly from within the SW quarter. Surface pressure: 1017hPa-100?hPa. Fronts etc.: a NW/SW occluded front moved E over the District during the afternoon and a NW/SW warm front did the same during the early evening.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Full.
Crown copyright 2017, the Met Office


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