July 14, 2018


Friday 13th July 2018

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DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 6 LRP, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 7 AVOCET, 1m REDSTART, 1 Yellow Wagtail (Gary Haywood per Twitter per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Tip – 1 RED KITE W (Dan Langston)

DEARNE VALLEY – Denaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) – 2+3ch COMMON TERN (Martin Roper)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 (2cy) CASPIAN GULL (DL), 2 (2cy+3cy) YELLOW-LEGGED GULL 2+2j MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 2 BITTERN, 3 Little Egret, 52 Teal, 270 Gadwall, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 COMMON TERN, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 HOBBY (Dan Langston and Barnsley BSG per Twitter and today’sRSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Sandall Sewage Treatment Works (SE6006) – 2 Green Sandpiper W prob onto Arksey Ings (Rich Collis). Entered on Birdtrack by RCC.

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res.(SK4995) – 1 Little Egret; 2 Moorhen; 6f+5j Mallard; 2 Grey Heron; 1 Pied Wagtail; 2 Black-headed Gull; 1 Buzzard; 1 Kestrel; 2s Sedge Warbler; 2s Yellowhammer; 20+ House Martin mixed flock with Swallows overhead (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 1 Little Egret SE at 08.40 (same as TCP); 2s Reed Warbler; 2s Song Thrush; 1s Chiffchaff; 4 Jay; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 6 Swift; 7 Carrion Crow (family party); 1 Little Ringed Plover; 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull; 1 Kestrel; 1 Buzzard (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 1 Kestrel, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 COMMON TERN (Martin Roper)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 9 Great Crested Grebe (inc.1p+3j; 3 Grey Heron SE @ 0832; 1 Little Egret in 0831 left S @ 0837 flushed by dogs/joggers; 54 (3j+2j) Mute Swan; 18 Tufted Duck; 1f+4j Gadwall; 1+2+j Kestrel; 1 Herring Gull; 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull; 7+ Whitethroat (inc fam party 5+); 1s Willow Warbler; 1s Yellowhammer; 6 Tree Sparrow family party (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 5 Little Egret (Dave Adamson) For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES – 2+9j Shelduck, 9 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 i/m MARSH HARRIER; 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 AVOCET, 4 LRP, 3 Ringed Plover, c.50 Lapwing, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 COMMON TERN (Gary Johnston and Chris Robinson)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: scattered cloud until 0500hrs, then overcast until 1300hrs; clear skies until 1400hrs; then scattered cloud thereafter; occasional very light showers. Visibility: very good/good until 1300hrs; then mainly excellent, occasionally very good thereafter. Temperatures: +13.4°C to +11.7°C to +22.6°C to ??.?°C. Wind: very light throughout; very variable in direction through the day. Surface pressure: 1023hPa-1024hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc: none.


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