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Wednesday 9th May 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 1 Mute Swan; 4 Great Crested Grebe; 8a+12j Mallard; 10 Gadwall; 18 Tufted Duck; 4 Pochard; 1 LBb Gull; 1 Common Gull; 3 Chiffchaff; 2 Willow Warbler; 4 Blackcap; 3 Whitethroat; 1 Sedge Warbler (John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 Little Egret, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 12y Mallard, 3 GARGANEY, 30 AVOCET, 1 Oystercatcher, 15+ Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Yellow Wagtail, c.20 Swift, 2 LESSER WHITETHROAT, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Partridge (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 2 Mute Swan, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Shelduck, 8 Pochard, 1 Herring Gull, 2 LBB Gull, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 COMMON TERN (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 Barnacle Goose, 4 Shelduck; 2+ BITTERN, 2p GC Grebe; 2 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 2 COMMON TERN; 6 Buzzard, 2 AVOCET; 3 Oystercatcher; 1 LRP; 1 SANDERLING; 1 Common Sandpiper; 2 Redshank; 1 LESSER WHITETHROAT; Blackcap; Garden Warbler; Reed Warbler; 1 Sedge Warbler; Willow Warbler (Barnsley BSG and Chris Harris per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 5 Mute Swan, 1 Shelduck, 2 Redshank, 1 Dunlin, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant (Barnsley BSG per Twitter

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 1 CUCKOO; 1 LESSER WHITETHROAT; lots of Whitethroat; 2 Reed Warbler (Colin Bradford per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 MARSH HARRIER; 1 HOBBY; 1 WOOD SANDPIPER still; 1 WHIMBREL; 1 TREE PIPIT (John Robinson, Dave Adamson and per Birdguides).For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES –2 Egyptian Geese; 9 Pochard (presumed same as Potteric birds); 9 Cormorant; 1 Kestrel; 3 LRP; 3 Ringed Plover; 3 Dunlin; 2 SANDERLING; 1 Redshank; 5 Sand Martin; 1 Mistle Thrush; 12 (10s) Whitethroat; 4s Chaffinch; 25+ Linnet; 3 (2s) Reed Bunting; 3 (2s) Yellowhammer (Chris Robinson, Gary Johnston and Bob Usher)

The two Sanderling at the Iport today © Chris Robinson 2018

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 Shelduck; 1f+12j Mallard; 1m Teal; 1m GARGANEY; 9 Pochard; 1m Goosander W; 1+ ‘b’ BITTERN; 2 BLACK-NECKED GREBE; 1 cc MARSH HARRIER; 2 HOBBY; 1 AVOCET; 2 Redshank; 11 Lesser Black-backed Gull; 3 Herring Gull (one with yellow legs); 1 Great Black-backed Gull; 7 CETTI’S WARBLER; 1 Mistle Thrush (Richard Scott and Andy Dalton). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

The male Garganey at Potteric today © Richard Scott 2018

SOUTH ELMSALL/SOUTH KIRKBY AREA – 6+ Swift (Paddy Martin and Paul Jackson)

SOUTH ELMSALL – Hacking Lane – 1 LESSER WHITETHROAT (Mark Spedding per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Mutton Flats – 1 CUCKOO @ 5.30pm (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Recycling Ponds – Lapwing; 1 Redshank; Reed Warbler and 1 Grey Wagtail (Paddy Martin per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

SOUTH KIRKBY WASTE PLANT LAGOON – 2 Gadwall; 1 CUCKOO; Skylark; Pied Wagtail and Reed Bunting (Paddy Martin per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

UPTON – Bullcarr Mires – Little Grebe; 1 Green Woodpecker; 2 LESSER WHITETHROAT; 1 ‘r’ GRASSHOPPER WARBLER; 2 Sedge Warbler; 15s Reed Warblers (Jonny Holliiday per SESKUBIRDS via Wharsapp)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: clear skies until early afternoon; then cloudy but bright with sunny spells; until late afternoon; then overcast with very occasional light rain. Visibility: good/moderate until 8am; then very good/excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +10.5°C to +7.4°C to +17.6°C to +?.??°C. Wind: very light WNW/NW until 2am; otherwise very light/light variable in direction but wholly from the SW quarter. Surface pressure: 1010hPa-1006hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc: two closely associated and parallel N/S occlusions moved E over the District during the evening.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Third quarter.
Crown copyright 2018, the Met Office


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