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Monday 14th May 2018

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As Chris is away until Friday please could you leave your records via the comments box or email them to sj.furber@yahoo.co.uk or text 0774 205 7224 or Tweet @DonnyBirder1 thanks, Steve Furber

TODAYS BIRD REPORTS

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon – 5 Reed Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Whitethroat, 2 House Martin, 1 Kestrel (Per todays SBSG-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 6 Great Crested Grebe, 40 Mute Swan, 2  Gadwall, 7 Tufted Duck, 2 Buzzard, 14 Swift, 6 Skylark, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Blackcap, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 12 Starling, 7 House Sparrow, 4 Reed Bunting, 1 Yellowhammer (Per todays SBSG-RECENT NEWS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor – 1 SPOONBILL flew towards Adwick Washlands (Records via Twitter – @Barnsleybsg)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 5 Mute Swan, 13 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 19 Gadwall, 10 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Shoveler, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 13 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 6 Lapwing, 1 Redshank, 1 Dunlin, 11 BH Gull, 6+ Skylark, 6+ House Martin, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Linnet.(Per todays BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings – 1 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 14 Tufted Duck, 9 Gadwall, 4 Pochard, 3 Mallard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 22+4y Coot, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 1 Lapwing over, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Bullfinch.(Per todays BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

POTTERIC CARR – 2 Canada geese, 10 Pochard, 2 BITTERN, 3 Little egret, 1 Grey heron, 8 Great crested grebe, 5 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 3 Marsh Harrier, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 2 Hobby, 1 Water rail, 8 Avocet, 3 Lapwing, 1 Ringo, 6 Dunlin, 1 Redshank, 2 Lesser black-backed gull, a Blue tit nest box with an incredible 18 eggs!!, 6 Cetti’s warbler, 1 Pied wagtail (Per todays POTTERIC CARR SIGHTINGS)

HATFIELD MOORPackard’s – 25 Ringed Plover, 9 Dunlin (Andy Marshall). Kilham – 3 Great Crested Grebe,  3m Tufted Duck, f & 6 young Mallard, 1p Gadwall & 1m Teal, all on Big Pool.  3 Curlew (1 down, 2 over N), 2 displaying Lapwing, 1 ‘purring’ TURTLE DOVE;  Reed Warbler in NE corner Phragmites again (Colin Wall)

LOCAL WEATHER – sunny with light cloud, WIND – light NW-NE, TEMP – 10-19c, VISIBILITY – Good.

Crown copyright 2018, the met office


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