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Saturday 12th May 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 WOOD SANDPIPER, 31 AVOCET, c.15 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 1 Water Rail, 4 Grey Partridge (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 Mute Swan, 17a+6j Canada Geese, 14 Tufted Duck, 12 Pochard, 6 Gadwall, 1 Common Gull, 4 GC Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 12 Reed Warbler, 6p Reed Bunting, 2 Sedge Warbler, 31a+37j Coot (7 broods), 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 10 Greylag Goose, 1 Green Woodpecker, 540 BH Gull (Karen Williams per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 56 Mute Swan; 1 Barnacle Goose E; 4 Shelduck; 28 Pochard; 1 ‘b’ BITTERN; 3 Little Egret; 1 cc MARSH HARRIER; 10 Oystercatcher; 22 Lapwing; 4 Dunlin; 1 Common Sandpiper; 3 Redshank; 2 MEDITERRANEAN GULL; 20 LBB Gull; 1 GBB Gull N; 3 COMMON TERN; 1 CETTI’S WARBLER (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 1 PEREGRINE; 3 Ringed Plover; 2 Dunlin (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 6 Great Crested Grebe; 1 Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron E; 4 Mallard; 10 Tufted Duck; 1 Buzzard; 1m Kestrel; 2 Red-legged Partridge; 5cr Pheasant; 3 Common Sandpiper; 1 (2cy) Herring Gull; 6 Swift; 4s Skylark; 4 (3s) Song Thrush; 14 (6s) Blackbird; 5s Blackcap; 10s Whitethroat; 2s Reed Warbler; 1 Sedge Warbler; 3s Willow Warbler; 2s Chiffchaff; 9 Great Tit; 8 Blue Tit; 10 House Sparrow; 5 Chaffinch; 7 Linnet; 2 Bullfinch; 6 (5s) Reed Bunting; 1 Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 HOBBY; 1 PEREGRINE; 1 TURNSTONE; 1 SANDERLING; 2 WOOD SANDPIPER; 1 WHIMBREL; 1 CUCKOO; 2 TREE PIPIT (Andy Marshall). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES – 2 Egyptian Geese; 7 Cormorant; 4 Little Egret; 3 Buzzard; 1 Sparrowhawk; 1 Kestrel; 2 Little Grebe; c.30 GC Grebe; 1 TURNSTONE; 3 LRP; 1 Ringed Plover; 3 Dunlin; 1 SANDERLING; 2 Redshank; Swift; c.10 Sand Martin; 3 WHEATEAR; 1 Mistle Thrush; 1s Reed Warbler; 2 Pied Wagtail; 2 Yellow Wagtail; 20+ Linnet; 6s Reed Bunting; 2s Yellowhammer (Chris Robinson, Justin Parker and Stuart Churchill)

SKELBROOKE – Hollins Farm – 2 WHIMBREL over; 1 LITTLE OWL (Jonny Holliday)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Jonny Browns Common – 1s Sedge Warbler (Jonny Hollidayper SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res (SE6519) – 2 Dunlin; 3 COMMON TERN and 1 CUCKOO (Adrian Scutt)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: overcast until 4am; then brighter with scattered cloud and some sunshine until mid-afternoon; then overcast with some light rain during the early evening and  heavy rain during the late evening. Visibility: good/moderate until 11am; then very good/excellent until early evening; then moderate/poor thereafter. Temperatures: +11.9°C to +9.1°C to +16.1°C to +10.4°C. Wind: very light throughout; variable in direction but wholly from the SE quarter until 7am; then very variable, mainly from within S quarter but occasionally NNW/ESE/WSW and W. Surface pressure: 1012hPa-1013hPa-1012hPa-1013hPa. Fronts etc: a N/S strengthening warm front was lying close to the District through much of the day.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waning crescent.
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