July 8, 2018


Sunday 8th July 2018

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DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 REDSTART still present (Danny Fardell per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 5 Cormorant, 3 BITTERN, 3 Little Egret, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Redshank, 2a+2j+3cy MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 44 LBB Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 4 COMMON TERN, 2+4j Kestrel, 1 PEREGRINE, 51 Teal, 1 Silver Teal, 1 Wigeon, 2+7j Shelduck, 2+2j GC Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Sedge Warbler (Nigel Smith per Twitter and today’sRSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Aldwarke – 1 Stock Dove; 1 Sand Martin; c.20 Swift; c.10 House Martin; 2 Swallow; 2 Mistle Thrush; 12 (2s) Linnet; 1s Willow Warbler; 5+ Long-tailed Tit; 1c RAVEN (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 67 Mute Swan (1p+2j+1p+3j); 18 Greylag Goose left NE; 2+6j Gadwall; 33 Tufted Duck; 1a+js Kestrel; 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull; 1 COMMON TERN; 12 Swift; 2 Whitethroat; 1s Reed Warbler; 2s Willow Warbler; 1s Chiffchaff; 4 (3s) Reed Bunting; 1s Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 8 LRP, 6 Dunlin, 2 Redshank, 1j STONECHAT (Daz Watson) For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IDLE VALLEY – Hagg Lane Flash (Notts SK6793) – 20 (4j) Little Egret and 1f MARSH HARRIER (Steve Furber)

IDLE VALLEY – Misson – Slaynes Lane (SK6793, SK6794, SK6893, SK6894) – 1f MARSH HARRIER (different to Hagg Lane bird); 1 HOBBY; 1 LRP and 2 RUFF (Steve Furber)

ROYD MOOR – Royd Moor Grange Dairy Farm – 2 LITTLE OWL, Whitethroat, Treecreeper and Yellowhammer (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)


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WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies, with occasional cloud during the early/mid-afternoon and again during the late evening; dry throughout. Visibility: good until 0800hrs; then very good/excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +15.1°C to +13.5°C to +25.9°C to +20.1°C. Wind: very light throughout; variable in direction from within the SW until 0700hrs; from the NW quarter until 1000hrs; then from the NE quarter until 1600hrs; then from the SE quarter thereafter. Surface pressure: 1025hPa-1027hPa. Fronts etc:. none.


MOON PHASE – Waning crescent.
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