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Tuesday 15th 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

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor – 1 BITTERN, 1 GLOSSY IBIS , 2 Black-tailed Godwit. (Records via Twitter – @Barnsleybsg)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 6 Mute Swan, 21 Canada Geese, 20 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 19 Gadwall, 14 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 3 Shoveler, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 5 Lapwing, 3 Redshank, 29 BH Gull, 5+ Skylark, 2 Swift , 6+House Martin, 2 Mistle Thrush, 3 Pied Wagtail and 2 Linnet. (Per todays BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings – 1 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 19 Tufted Duck, 8 Gadwall, 7 Pochard, 4+12y Mallard, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 25+7y Coot, 3 Herring Gull, 1 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull,  2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 4 Lapwing, 6+ Whitethroat,  1 Bullfinch. (Per todays BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 1 Mute Swan, 36+2y Canada Geese, 28 Greylag, 1 Pink Footed Goose, 18 Gadwall, 16 Tufted Duck, 5+4y Mallard, 5 Pochard, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 21 Coot, 2 LBB Gull 2 Common Tern.(Per todays BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Silver Wood – 2 Buzzard, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 GRASSHOPPER WARBLER (Per todays SBSG-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon -8 Reed Warbler – 8 – singing, 2 Gadwall, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 3 Swallow, 7 House Martin, 4 Reed Bunting, 4 Greylag Goose, 2 Song Thrush, 12 Linnet (Per todays SBSG-RECENT NEWS)

EDLINGTON HILL TOP – 1 RAVEN (Col Neal)

ASKERN – (back of wood yard) 1 Blackcap, 1 Buzzard, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Reed Warbler, 7 Whitethroat, 5 Willow Warbler (Ryan McClarence)

ASKEN/NORTON COMMON – 1 Barn Owl, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2ad+2juv Great-crested Grebe, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1s Garden Warbler, 4s Blackcap, 4s Lesser Whitethroat, 8 Whitethroat, 7s Chiffchaff, 2s Willow Warbler, 6s Reed Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 4 Grey Partridge, 1 House Martin, 10+ Swallow, 3 Dingy Skipper (David Franklin)

POTTERIC CARR – 5 Shelduck, 15 Gadwall, Mallard – with 12 young, 1 Shoveler, 16 Pochard, 20 Tufted duck, 1 BITTERN, 2 Little egret, 1 Grey heron, 4 Little grebe, 5 Great crested grebe, 4 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1 Marsh harrier, 1 Hobby, 9 Lapwing, 4 Avocet, 5 Dunlin, 2 Redshank, 9 Lesser black-backed gull, 3 Cetti’s warbler.(Per todays POTTERIC CARR SIGHTINGS)

HATFIELD MOOR – Packard’s – 12 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 1 Common Tern, 1 Wheatear . In the evening – 8+ Ringed Plover, 4 LRP, 3+ Dunlin, 2 Redshank, 2+ Curlew, 1 WHIMBREL, 1 Tawny Owl, 1 Little Egret. Packard’s Heath – 1 Cuckoo, 1m NIGHTJAR (Col Neal, Ken Pearson, Andy Marshall)

LOCAL WEATHER – sunny with light cloud, WIND – light NW, TEMP – 10-21c, VISIBILITY – good.

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