July 5, 2018


Thursday 5th July 2018

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CLAYTON – 1 BARN OWL (Paul Jackson, Colin & Susan Bradford et al per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

CLAYTON – Winkhouse Farm – 1 LITTLE OWL (Paul Jackson, Colin & Susan Bradford et al per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 RUFF, 3 Ringed Plover, 5 LRP, 1m REDSTART, 15 AVOCET (Gary Haywood per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+8j Mute Swan, 76 Gadwall, 9m+2f+5j Pochard, 9+10j Tufted Duck, 7 Mallard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant and 91+12j Coot. Also present were 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Partridge, 2 LBB Gull, 14 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Kingfisher and 2 Grey Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – TPT – Bolton Ings to Broomhill Flash – 6s Blackcap, 2s Chiffchaff, 2s Whitethroat and 1s Sedge Warbler. Also present were 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 2+4j Mute Swan, 45 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 33+8j Gadwall, 11+9j+6j Tufted Duck, 7 Teal, 4+6j Mallard, 1 Pochard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 4+2j Kestrel, 97+17j Coot, 2 Moorhen, 9 Lapwing and 1 Oystercatcher (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 17 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Redshank, 2+2j MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 1 PEREGRINE, 51 Teal, 1 Sedge Warbler (Barnsley BSG and Paul Gould per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 19+6j Mallard, 18 Gadwall, 1 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 12 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 2 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 10 Lapwing, 1 Skylark, 2 Sedge Warbler and 3 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 7 Great Crested Grebe; 1 Little Grebe; 1 Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron; 40+5j Mute Swan; 22 Tufted Duck; 1 Buzzard; 60+ Black-headed Gull; 2 Herring Gull; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 2s Song Thrush; 2s Reed Warbler; 2 (1s) Blackcap; 3 (1s)Whitethroat; 1s Willow Warbler; 3 (2s) Chiffchaff; 19 Magpie (3fams); 13 Carrion Crow (3fams.3-2-2young); 3s Reed Bunting (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 HOBBY, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 1 Tawny Owl, 3 NIGHTJAR, 2 Garden Warbler (Colin Wall, Col Neale & Paul Shawcroft). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES – 2a+9j Shelduck, 12 Pochard, 1 Little Egret, 3j Great Crested Grebe + pair sitting, 8+9j AVOCET, 4+1j LRP, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Common Gull, 2 COMMON TERN f sitting, 3 Yellow Wagtail (Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 10 Cormorant, 2 BITTERN, 4 Little Egret, 15 Grey Heron, 1m+2f MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk over, 2 Buzzard, 1f+1j Kestrel, 1 Oystercatcher, 38 Lapwing, 2 LRP, 18 Black-tailed Godwit (included the colour-ringed and tagged bird), 4 Green Sandpiper, 155 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove over, 5 Swift over, 2 Jay, 1s CETTI’S WARBLER, 4 Treecreeper (family party), 2s Reed Bunting (Sue Bird, Roger Bird, GD). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SKELBROOKE – Hollins Farm – Buzzard, Tree Sparrow and Yellowhammer (Paul Jackson, Colin & Susan Bradford et al SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

UPTON – Bullcarr Mires Area – 1 LITTLE OWL (Paul Jackson, Colin & Susan Bradford et al SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: clear skies until mid-afternoon; then cloudy, occasionally overcast; dry throughout. Visibility: good until early morning; then very good until mid-evening; then good thereafter. Temperatures: +13.1°C to +12.6°C to +26.1°C to +15.0°C. Wind: very light wholly from the SE quarter until 0500hrs; very light wholly from the SW quarter until 0800hrs; then WNW/NW until 1100hrs; then wholly from the NE quarter. Surface pressure: 1015hPa-1014hPa-1019hPa. Fronts etc:. none.


MOON PHASE – Third quarter.
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