March 29, 2018

thumbnail

Thursday 29th March 2018

by admin
Categories: Uncategorized
Tags: No Tags
Comments: Leave a Comment

BIRD REPORTS

BESSACARR – a garden – 1 Sand Martin NE towards Rosehill (Dave McWilliams)

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 3 WHOOPER SWAN, 3 Pink-footed Geese; 100 Wigeon; 1 Little Egret, 2p Grey Partridge; 8 AVOCET; 2 Ringed Plover; c.12p Redshank; 15 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff; 1 WHITE WAGTAIL (Ken Foundation, Gary Stones and Chris Needham per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 Mute Swan; 5 Great Crested Grebe; 3 Little Grebe; 8 Mallard; 5 Gadwall; 4 Shoveler; 11 Tufted Duck; 7 Pochard; 3
Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron; 1 Buzzard; 1 Kestrel; 1 Sparrowhawk; 1 Common Gull; 3m Reed Bunting; 2 Bullfinch; 6 Chiffchaff; 1 Green Woodpecker; 1 Jay (John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 1 Curlew (Kris Dutheridge per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 Shelduck; 9 GOLDENEYE; 1 Yellow Legged Gull, 142 Herring Gull, 16 LBB Gull, 1 GBB Gull, 2 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, c.5000 Black-headed Gull, 10 Little Egret, 25 GOOSANDER, 25 Cormorant, c.1000 Starling, 2 ‘b’ BITTERN, 8 Oystercatcher; 1 Black Tailed Godwit; 1 Sand Martin; 1 CETTI’S WARBLER; 1 MARSH TIT; 3 BEARDED TIT; 12 Chiffchaff (Barnsley BSG per Twitter and Per today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 3s Chiffchaff (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS).

 

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 1 BITTERN, 2 GC Grebe, 1 Snipe, 1 Tawny Owl, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff, 8 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Nuthatch, 3+ Jay (Martin Roper and Tina Langford)

Snipe at Sprotbrough Flash today © Martin Roper 2018
DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Village – Field House Rd to Scabba Bridge – 3s Chiffchaff (Tina Langford)

 

DON VALLEY – Thorpe Marsh NR (SE5909Z) – 1 Grey Heron; 2 Oystercatcher; 7 Ringed Plover (Bob Usher)

 

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK 4796) – 1 Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron N; 45 Mute Swan; 14 Tufted Duck; 1 Kestrel N; 2 Water Rail; 2 Oystercatcher; 2 Curlew S; 4 Black-headed Gull; 3 Herring Gull; 4 (3s) Skylark; 6 Sand Martin; 13s Wren; 30 (20s) Dunnock; 27 (10s) Robin; 4s Song Thrush; 20 (1s) Blackbird; 2s Chiffchaff; 3 (1s) Reed Bunting; 1 Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HOWELL WOOD CP – 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 2 Song thrush; c.40 Fieldfare; 2 Chiffchaff; 2 Nuthatch (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

 

 

 

 

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 9 WHOOPER SWAN; 1 Egyptian Goose; 1 GOLDENEYE; 2 Grey Partridge; 2 Water Rail; 2 Stonechat; 2 Chiffchaff (Chip Rhodes, Daz Watson and Colin Wall). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

 

 

IPORT LAKES – 2 Egyptian Geese; 1 AVOCET, 1 Green sandpiper; 2 Redshank (Steve Furber)

 

MALTBY PIT-TOP – 4 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel (Chris Robinson)

 

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) –4 BITTERN; 3 Little Egret; 3 Great Crested Grebe; 1 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 3m Pochard; 1 aythya hybrid (Pochard x ?); 2 MARSH HARRIER; 2 Sparrowhawk; 4 Buzzard; 1 Kestrel; 20 Snipe; 2+ Sand Martin; 2 Goldcrest; 1 MARSH TIT; 5 CETTI’S WARBLER; 7 Chiffchaff; 2 Treecreeper (Andy Dalton and Rich Collis). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

 

 

SOUTH KIRKBY CAMP – usual titmice; c.20 Tree Sparrow; Reed Bunting; Yellowhammer (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

 

 

 

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies until late morning; then cloudy with sunny intervals until early afternoon; then overcast with some brighter intervals thereafter; occasional light showers on and off through the day. Visibility: very good until 2am; good until 9am; very good/excellent until 9pm; then moderate/good thereafter. Temperatures: +0.6°C to -0.2°C to +8.9°C to +?.?°C. Wind: very light from within the SW quarter until 7am; light, occasionally moderate variable from within the SE quarter thereafter. Surface pressure: 1005hPa-1004hPa-1003hPa-99?hPa. Fronts etc.: an E/W occlusion was over the District during the late evening as it moved NE.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.

1 + 5 =


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.



user-avatar
Today is Thursday
June 4, 2020