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Monday 22nd January 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1f SMEW showing well but mobile. Also 2 Little Egret, 3 GOOSANDER (probably part of Old Moor 34), 3 Shelduck, 10+ Grey Partridge, 110 Lapwing 110 most left North. 200 Fieldfare, 2 Kingfisher (Gary Stones per Twitter and Rich Collis)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 3 Mute Swan, 87 Tufted Duck, 15 Gadwall, 7 Mallard, 5 Pochard, 3 Shoveler, 2m+1f GOLDENEYE, 1m+2f GOOSANDER (probably part of Old Moor 34), 304 Coot, 2 Common Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 1 LBB Gull and 1 BH Gull. Also present were 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Jay and 1 MARSH TIT (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash –7 Mute Swan, 184 Canada Geese, 103 Greylag, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 34 Gadwall, 30+ Wigeon, 29 Teal, 14 Shoveler, 9 Pochard, 6 Tufted Duck, 4 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 23 Coot, 1 Buzzard, 5 Red Legged Partridge, 79 Lapwing, 64 BH Gull, 9 Herring Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 4 Mistle Thrush, 5 Greenfinch and 1 HAWFINCH ( seen 8.08 am (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron;, 34r GOOSANDER, 3 GOLDENEYE, 45 Cormorant, 3 Green Sandpiper, 4 Snipe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 LBB Gull, 1 GBB Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, (Ian Morris and Barnsley BSG per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 7 Canada Geese, 83 Wigeon, 61 Teal, 39 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 1f GOOSANDER (probably part of Old Moor 34); 2 Grey Heron, 7 Moorhen, 5 Coot, 171 Lapwing, 150+ Golden Plover, 119 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull, 4 Skylark and 5 Greenfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Kilnhurst Ings (SK4697) – 8 Jackdaw, 3 Wren, 2 Redwing, 1f Kestrel, 1 Cormorant, 2 Robin, 5 Great Tit, 1 House sparrow, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Goldfinch, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Chaffinch, 5 Blackbird, 3 Moorhen, 6 Starling, 19 Carrion Crow, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1m Bullfinch, 5 Magpie, 47 Woodpigeon,  40 BHGull, 4 Blue Tit, 9 Mallard, 1 LBBGull, 2m Pheasant, 1 Stock Dove (Paul Gould)

DON VALLEY – Old Denaby Pastures (SK4798) –2 Greylag, 75 Wigeon, 48 Lapwing (Paul Gould)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F)Water Rail and Kingfisher (Tina Langford)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough – Foulsyke Flash area – 1 Buzzard, 1 PEREGRINE, 2 RAVEN (Tina Langford)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough – Marlborough Ave – 1 WAXWING still present (Martin Roper)

The Waxwing at Sprotbrough today © Martin Roper 2018

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Village – Field House Rd – 2 Buzzard over (Tina Langford)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK 4796) – 3 Great Crested Grebe; 4 Little Grebe; 7 Mute Swan; 48 Greylag Goose; 90 Canada Goose; 6 Shoveler; 9 Pochard; 2 Water Rail; 235 Lapwing; 4 Herring Gull (2S); 1 Great Black-backed Gull S; 18 Dunnock; 27 (11s) Robin; 20 Blackbird; 12 Great Tit; 11 Blue Tit; 2+c House Sparrow; 12 Chaffinch; 19 Goldfinch; 7 Greenfinch; 13 Bullfinch; 5 Reed Bunting (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 7 WHITE-FRONTED GEESE, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET and 50+ Golden Plover (Dave Adamson and per Birdguides). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 BITTERN; 1 MARSH HARRIER; 1 Sparrowhawk; 1 Kestrel; 1 Water Rail; 1 (2cy) ICELAND GULL; 1 CETTI’S WARBLER; c.5000r Starling; 2 Bullfinch (Adrian Andruchiw and visitor reports per AW). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

SATURDAY’S and FRIDAY’S Doncaster Birding have been updated.

WEATHER REPORTS (Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly bright but with scattered cloud with a period of overcast skies from 2-4am; and clear skies from 8am-noon and again from 7-8pm; some rain fell during the early hours. Visibility: moderate until 2am; then very good/good until 5am; then moderate until 8am; then moderate poor until 8pm; then very poor until 2pm; then mainly excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +3.4°C to +4.9°C to +3.3°C to +8.1°C to +4.0°C to +4.6°C. Wind: mainly light, occasionally very light and moderate; SW until 2pm; then W and WSW until 9pm; then S thereafter. Surface pressure: 1004hPa-1015hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent.
Crown copyright 2018, the Met Office


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