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Monday 25th October 2017

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 Little Egret; 3 RUFF, 11 Snipe, 15 Lapwing, 3 Wigeon, 2 Common Gull (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 1j BLACK TERN (Michael Rushton, Andrew Leggett & Adam Hutt per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 Pochard, 3 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 3 LITTLE STINT, 21 RUFF, 7 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 106 Golden Plover, c.900 Lapwing, 6 Green Sandpiper, 1 GREENSHANK, 11 Snipe, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 BEARDED TIT, 1 Jay (Barnsley BSG and Ian Morris per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 17 Canada Geese, 105 Mallard, 25 Shoveler, 18 Teal, 20 Gadwall, 5 Wigeon, 2 Little Egret,1 Grey Heron, 187 Lapwing, 5 Snipe, 3 RUFF, 3 Pied Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. (SK4995) – 11 Mallard; 2 Moorhen; 1 Teal; 1 Grey Heron; 1s Robin; 3 Bullfinch; 3 Jackdaw (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS). Being entered on Birdtrack by SBSG.

DON VALLEY – Ravenfield Church – 1 Mistle Thrush and 1 Nuthatch (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 9 Great Crested Grebe; 2 Little Grebe; 25 Mute Swan; 10 Teal left W; c.60 Tufted Duck; 1 Buzzard; 360+ Lapwing; 1 Common Sandpiper; 1c Redshank; 1 Grey Wagtail; 27 Robin; 2 Song Thrush; 17 Blackbird; 1 Blackcap; 10 (3s) Chiffchaff; 2 Goldcrest; 200+ Starling; 95+ Linnet; 100+ Goldfinch; 1 Siskin N (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS). Being entered on Birdtrack by SBSG.

HARWORTH PIT TOP (Notts) – 3 Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, 3 Snipe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 35 (11SW) Meadow Pipit, 2 Jay, 1 Linnet SW, 2 (1SE) Yellowhammer (Chris Robinson).

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 150 Pink-footed Geese, 32 Wigeon S, 60+ Ringed Plover, 6 Golden Plover, 13+ LITTLE STINT, 20+ Dunlin, 1 CURLEW SANDPIPER, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 RUFF, 1 Kingfisher (For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 258 Lapwing; 4 Black-tailed Godwit and 7 Snipe (Sue Bird). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast, occasional brighter spells; moderately heavy rain through much of the morning and early afternoon. Visibility: poor until late morning; then moderate until late afternoon; then good thereafter. Temperatures: +14.1°C to +13.5°C to 17.8°C to ??.?°C. Wind: very light throughout; variable in direction but mainly from the SE quarter with E predominating later in the day. Surface pressure: 1020hPa-1019hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc: a weakening N/S occlusion moved NE over the District during the afternoon.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent.
Crown copyright 2017, the Met Office


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