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Wednesday 21st February 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

CANTLEY PARK – 40+ Redwing (Ian Stubbs)

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, c.130 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Partridge, 1 WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Shelduck, 12 Shoveler, 1 Kingfisher (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 3 Mute Swan, 7 Greylag, 7 Canada Geese, 31 Tufted Duck, 18 Pochard, 12 Shoveler, 11 Gadwall, 8 Mallard, 3 GOLDENEYE; 7 GOOSANDER; 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 216 Coot, 76 BH Gull, 4 Herring Gull and 3 Common Gull. Also present were 10 Cormorant; 1 Little Egret, 2 Stonechat and 1 MARSH TIT (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter).

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 2 Mute Swan, 63 Canada Geese, 26 Greylag, 1 Barnacle Goose, 39 Wigeon, 20 Tufted Duck, 10 Mallard, 10 Teal, 7 Shoveler, 3 Pochard, 2 Gadwall, 2 GOLDENEYE, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 2 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 54 BH Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 5 Common Gull, 1 LBB Gull and and 1 HAWFINCH (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 5 Mute Swan; 4 Shelduck; 5 GOLDENEYE; 30 GOOSANDER; 16 Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron; 1 cc MARSH HARRIER; 1 Sparrowhawk; 1 PEREGRINE; 3 Little Grebe; 3 Water Rail; 2 Oystercatcher; 1 Ringed Plover; 50+ Lapwing; 1 Dunlin; 1 Green Sandpiper; 1 Curlew; 4 Snipe; 2 Herring Gull; 1 CETTI’S WARBLER; 1p Goldcrest; 8 Long-tailed Tit; 2 BEARDED TIT; 20 Linnet; 2 Siskin (Per today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 5 Mute Swan, 59 Canada Geese, 53 Greylag, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Shelduck; 153 Wigeon, 14 Mallard, 13 Teal, 7 GOOSANDER, 6 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 1 PEREGRINE, 11 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 10 Snipe, 69 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull, 3 Skylark, 5+ Pied Wagtail; 7 Meadow Pipit, 2 Redwing and 3 Stonechat (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and Keith Saunders per Twitter)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET (Chip Rhodes). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks) – SK6693 – 1 GREEN-WINGED TEAL (Steve Furber)

The Green-winged Teal at Newington by Steve Furber 2018

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 WHOOPER SWAN; 2 Shelduck; 1 BITTERN over; 2 Little Egret; 1f MARSH HARRIER; 1m Stonechat (Paul Paddock). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast with occasional brighter spells; some light rain fell during the early/mid-morning. Visibility: mainly poor/moderate, occasionally very poor until 8am; then mainly very good/excellent, occasionally moderate and good thereafter. Temperatures: +4.4°C to +4.0°C to +7.1°C to +2.?°C. Wind: very light throughout; mainly from the NE quarter with a spell from the NW quarter between 4 and 9am. Surface pressure: 1028hPa-1027hPa. Fronts etc.: two NE/SW occlusions moved E over the District during the morning and early afternoon.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent.
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