June 13, 2018


Wednesday 13th June 2018

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DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 3 Little Egret, 7j+6j Gadwall, 9j+7j+5j+3j Shoveler, 4j Pochard, 24 AVOCET, 22+1j Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Blackcap, 1 LESSER WHITETHROAT, 1 Sedge Warbler (Nigel Smith per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+8y Mute Swan, 15+4j Mallard, 13 Tufted Duck, 7 Gadwall, 5 Pochard, 3+2y Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 65+31j Coot and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 1 BITTERN (flew from east to west corner along front edge of eastern pool at 12.36pm), 1 Grey Heron, 1 COMMON TERN, 1 Lapwing and 2 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – TPT – Bolton Ings to Wombwell Ings – 6s Willow Warbler, 6s Chiffchaff, 5s Blackcap, 1s Whitethroat and 1s Sedge Warbler. Also seen were 1 Buzzard and 1 Sparrowhawk (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS</a)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 2+4j Mute Swan, 38 Canada Geese, 5 Greylag, 1 Bar Headed Goose, 21 Tufted Duck, 13 Mallard, 4 Pochard, 2 Gadwall, 1 Shoveler, 5+2j Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 35+3j Coot, 2 Moorhen, 12 Lapwing and 1 Redshank. (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS</a)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 4a+2j Shelduck; 20 Pochard; 10 Teal; 3 Cormorant; 1 BITTERN; 1 SPOONBILL left E; 1 Buzzard; 1 Sparrowhawk; 1 PEREGRINE;  1 Little Grebe; 1 GC Grebe; 40+ Coot; 20 Swift (Peter Walsh per Twitter and today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 19 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag, 1 Shelduck, 82+9y Gadwall, 11+4j Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Pochard, 1 Shoveler, 3 Grey Heron, 12 Coot, 6 Lapwing, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Redshank, 3 Skylark, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Linnet and 1 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DONCASTER – Robin Hood Airport – 2a+4j Stock Dove (MSh per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Conisbrough to Warmsworth (SK5299) – 1235hrs – 2 RAVEN S/SE over rail way line (Paul Leonard)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 1 HOBBY over (Tina Langford)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 5 NIGHTJAR; 1 CUCKOO and 1j LONG EARED OWL (Col Neale; Paul Shawcroft and Lucy Mitchell). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES – 9a+5vyj Mute Swan; 2a+9j Shelduck; 2m+1f Shoveler; 17 (3f) Pochard; 1 Little Egret; 1i/m MARSH HARRIER S; 10a+9j AVOCET; 2a+2j Oystercatcher; 4 LRP; 1 Stock Dove; 1 Yellow Wagtail (Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 BITTERN; 3 Little Egret; 4 Grey Heron; 1 SPOONBILL (same as Old Moor bird); 2 BLACK-NECKED GREBE; 1m+1f MARSH HARRIER; 1 HOBBY; 4 AVOCET; 1 Oystercatcher; 1a+3j Redshank (Paul Paddock). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast through the early hours, then clear skies until late morning; then sunny with scattered cloud thereafter. Visibility: mainly very good, occasionally good. Temperatures: +11.0°C to +20.5°C to +16.0°C. Wind: very light/light throughout; mainly SW/SSW occasionally S and WSW. Surface pressure: 1016hPa-1010hPa. Fronts etc: none.


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