November 30, 2017


Wednesday 29th November 2017

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TOMORROW: Doncaster & District Ornithological society meeting Thursday 30th November 19:15  Parklands S&S club, Wheatley Hall rd,DN24LT. Glynn Sellars with a presentation on Svalbard. £2.50 for non members all welcome.


DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 Mute Swan; c.50 Greylag Geese; 1m Goosander (Per today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Village – 2 HAWFINCH (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 8 Goosander 45 Cormorant; 6 Little Egret; 1 PEREGRINE; 1 Kestrel; 5+ Snipe; 2 Grey Heron; 1 Shelduck; 1 LBB Gull; 10 Herring Gull; Redwing; c.20 Linnet (Ian Morris and Paul Gould per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Silver Wood (SK4893) – 6 Grey Partridge; 20 Fieldfare; 1 Jay; 2 Nuthatch; 1 Treecreeper; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 2 Goldcrest; c.50 Long-tailed Tit; 1 Sparrowhawk; 4 Moorhen (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 1f Goldeneye; 4 Tufted Duck; 7 Mallard; 3 Mute Swan; 6 Coot; 4 Moorhen; c.80 Black-headed Gull; 2 Common Gull; 5 Herring Gull SW; 1a Lesser Black-backed Gull; 1 Cormorant; 5 Jay; c.60 Fieldfare; 20 Redwing; 1 WOODCOCK; 1 RAVEN SW at 09.30; 2 Jackdaw W; c.50 Blackbird; 8 Meadow Pipit; 10 Reed Bunting; 2 Goldcrest; c.30 Long-tailed Tit; 3 Bullfinch; 90 Woodpigeon SW; 2 Pied Wagtail (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS).

IPORT AREA – 4 Mute Swan; 2 Mallard; 7 Teal; 49 Tufted Duck; 6 GC Grebe; 2 Kestrel; c.500 large gulls mainly Herring over at near dark towards Potteric (Chris Robinson)

WADWORTH CARR – Daw Lane – c.30 Fieldfare; c.25 Linnet; c30 Chaffinch; 3 Redpoll; c25 Reed Bunting; c.20 Yellowhammer (Chris Robinson)


LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with occasional scattered cloud, cold and dry throughout. Visibility: very good/excellent throughout. Temperatures: +2.0°C to +1.7°C to +3.8°C to -0.4°C. Wind: light/moderate with gusts from 29-31mph; NNW/NW throughout. Surface Pressure: 1008hPa-1013hPa. Fronts etc.: none.


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

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