June 9, 2018


Saturday 9th June 2018

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DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 5 Little Egret, 9j+8j+8j+6j Shoveler, 4j Pochard, 9j Tufted Duck (first brood); 24 AVOCET; 4 Ringed Plover; 2 Oystercatcher; 1 WOOD SANDPIPER; 20+a+2j Redshank; 1 Water Rail; 2 Reed Warbler; 2 LESSER WHITETHROAT; 4 Whitethroat (Nigel Smith and Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 1 BLACK TERN (Justin Parker, Kris Dutheridge per Twitter)

Black Tern at Broomhill Flash © Rich Collis 2018

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 Wigeon; 1m GARGANEY; 1 Little Egret; 2a+2j MEDITERRANEAN GULL; (Barnsley BSG per Twitter). A Colour Ringed Med Gull (red PPJ3) @RSPB_OldMoor on 24/3/18 was rung as a pullus at ZB.NYSA,WÓJCICE, OPOLSKIE, POLAND on 4/6/15 (Jeff Wragg per Twitter)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 PEREGRINE; 2 LRP; 25+ Ringed Plover; 1 GREY PLOVER; 1 Dunlin; 3 SANDERLING; 1 CURLEW SANDPIPER (RU, DWn); 3 Redshank; 2 GREENSHANK; 1 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL and 2 COMMON TERN (Bob Usher, Daz Watson and John Wozencroft). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

Curlew Sandpiper on Hatfield Moors today © Bob Usher 2018

IPORT LAKES – 3vyj Canada Geese; 2a+9j Shelduck; 30+ Gadwall; 9vyj Mallard; 2m+1f Shoveler; c.15 (3f) Pochard; 2 Little Egret; 4a+2j Oystercatcher; 2 Ringed Plover; 2a LRP; 2s Reed Warbler; 3 Yellow Wagtail (Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 10vyj Mallard (Loversall Pool); 1 BITTERN; 4 Little Egret; 5 BLACK-NECKED GREBE; 1 MARSH HARRIER; 1j Water Rail (Loversall Pool); 5 AVOCET; 4vyj Lapwing; 1 LRP; 2a+4vyj Redshank; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 1s Skylark; 3 CETTI’S WARBLER (Adrian Andruchiw, Michael Bird, Helen Womack ). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast until early afternoon but dry; then clear skies with variable mainly scattered cloud thereafter. Visibility: good/very good throughout. Temperatures: +11.9°C to +11.3°C to +16.1°C to +1?.?°C. Wind: very light throughout; variable in direction mainly E/ENE, occasionally NE/NNE. Surface pressure: 1019hPa-1016hPa-101?hPa. Fronts etc: none.


MOON PHASE – Waning crescent.
Crown copyright 2018, the Met Office

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