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Monday 11th June 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 3 Little Egret, 20 AVOCET, 20+ and 2j Redshank, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Oystercatcher, 1a+4j Pochard; 1m Teal, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Yellowhammer, 2 LESSER WHITETHROAT, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 1 Mute Swan, 2 Little Grebe, 4a+2j+2j G C Grebe, 5 Gadwall, 11a+7j Mallard, 16 Tufted Duck, 10+6j Pochard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull; 1 LBb Gull, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Jay (John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 1 Mute Swan, 31+11j Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 19 Tufted Duck, 9+10y Mallard, 9 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 2 Pochard, 6+1j Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kestrel, 24+9y Coot, 2 Moorhen and 5 Lapwing (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS</a)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 5 Shelduck, 1 Wigeon; 208 Gadwall, 14m+3f Teal; 1 GARGANEY, 17 Pochard, 3f+5j BITTERN; 2 Little Egret, 1 OSPREY W @ 17:47hrs then S; 6 Redshank, 7 Oystercatcher, 55 Lapwing, 1 BARN OWL, 2a+2j MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 8 Herring Gull; 1 COMMON TERN (Per today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 20 Mute Swan, 6 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 49+8y Gadwall, 15 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Shoveler, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 8 Lapwing, 22 BH Gull, 3 Skylark, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Linnet and 2 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Sandall Sewage Treatment Works (SE6006) – 1a+1j Oystercatcher – first breeding record for this site (Rich Collis). Entered on Birdtrack by RCC.

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 RED KITE N; 15 Ringed Plover; 5 Dunlin; 2 ‘r’ WOODCOCK; 2 Curlew; 5 NIGHTJAR; 2 CUCKOO; 1 Tawny Owl; 1j LONG-EARED OWL (Steve Furber, Col Neale, Paul Shawcroft and Lucy Mitchell). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES – 2a+9j Shelduck; 3m+2f Shoveler; c.20 (3f) Pochard; 2a+2j Oystercatcher; 3 Ringed Plover; 3a LRP; 2s Reed Warbler (Chris Robinson)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with some scattered cloud and overcast with a brief shower of rain during the morning; dry throughout. Visibility: mainly very good/good; occasionally excellent. Temperatures: +11.5°C to +10.0°C to +23.2°C to +12.0°C. Wind: very light throughout; very variable throughout. Surface pressure: 1016hPa-1013hPa-1016hPa. Fronts etc: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART AT 0000HRS 12/06/2018

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


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