July 12, 2018


Thursday 12th July 2018

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DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 cc MARSH HARRIER (Jeff Wragg per Twitter per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+8j Mute Swan, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Mallard, 99 Gadwall, 5+8j+4j Tufted Duck, 20+2j Pochard, 4 Cormorant, 3 Grey,Heron, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER (pres same as Adwick Wash bird), 2 COMMON TERN, 3 LBB Gull, 1 Kestrel, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 3+ Jay (John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – Wigeon, BITTERN, 45r (Forty-five) Little Egret (site record count), Sparrowhawk, 3 PEREGRINE, Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, Redshank, Snipe, 3 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 (2cy) YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 4+2j COMMON TERN, Kingfisher, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Jay (Paul Gould and Dan Langston per Twitter and today’sRSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 CRANE, 5m+1f+2ch NIGHTJAR (Col Neale and Paul Shawcroft) For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IDLE VALLEY – Misson – Slaynes Lane (SK6793, SK6794, SK6893, SK6894) – 1 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 8 Snipe, 5 RUFF, 1 BARN OWL (Steve Furber and Bob Usher). Added to Birdtrack.

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks – SK6693) – 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit (Steve Furber). Added to Birdtrack

IPORT LAKES – 4 (3+j) Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Little Grebe, 70+ Coot, 10 AVOCET, 2+1j LRP, 7 Ringed Plover, c.50 Lapwing, 2 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 COMMON TERN, c.10 Mistle Thrush, c.30 Linnet, 3 Yellowhammer, 5 (3j) Yellow Wagtail (Gary Johnston, Bob Usher and Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 3 Teal, 18 Cormorant, 2 BITTERN, 10 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 2f MARSH HARRIER, 2+2j Kestrel, 1 HOBBY, 1 Water Rail, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Redshank, 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 2 COMMON TERN, 126 (6j) Black-headed Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Swallow over, 2 Linnet, (Gary Dyson, Sue Bird, Roger Bird). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast/cloudy with sunny intervals until mid-afternoon, then mainly clear skies thereafter; dry throughout. Visibility: mainly good until 0500hrs; then very good thereafter. Temperatures: +14.2°C to +14.0°C to +21.1°C to ??.?°C. Wind: very light throughout; variable in direction, mainly from the NE quarter, then from the SE quarter from late evening. Surface pressure: 1024hPa-1023hPa-1022hPa-1023hPa-1022hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc:.none.


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