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Thursday 6th September 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+2j Mute Swan, 75 Mallard, 46 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 5 Pochard, 5 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler, 7 Little Grebe, 8 (3j+2j) Great Crested Grebe, 192 Coot, 1+1j Moorhen and 11 BH Gull. Also present were 6 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 11 Lapwing, 1 Whitethroat and 1 Grey Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 2+4j Mute Swan, 500+ Canada Geese, 31 Greylag, 175+ Mallard, 17 Tufted Duck, 8 Teal, 7 Gadwall, 5 Shoveler, 1 Pochard, 1 GARGANEY, 33 Little Grebe, 6 LITTLE EGRET, 1 Grey Heron, 22 Coot, 7 Moorhen, 23 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 1 Greenshank, 2 Kingfisher and 1 Yellow Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 Shelduck, 19 Wigeon, 1 Silver Teal, 37 Cormorant, 4 LITTLE EGRET, 11 Grey Heron, 1m Sparrowhawk, 1 HOBBY, 5 Little Grebe, 9 GC Grebe, 2 SPOTTED REDSHANK, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Greenshank, 3 RUFF, 2 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Green Sandpiper, 2 LRP, 1 Ringed Plover, 13 Snipe, 4 LBB Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 GS Woodpecker, 1 BARN OWL, 1 Chiffchaff (Barnsley BSG, Chris Harris and Peter Walsh per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 41 Canada Geese, 32 Tufted Duck, 4 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 LITTLE EGRET, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Kestrel, 24 Lapwing, 2 Greenshank, 2 Snipe, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 RUFF, 24 BH Gull, 1 SPOTTED FLYCATCHER, 10+ Yellow Wagtail, 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Meadow Pipit, 30+ Goldfinch, 2 Yellowhammer and 2 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1+ Green Sandpiper, 6 Curlew, 4 Reed Warbler, 1 WHINCHAT, 2 LESSER WHITETHROAT, 2 Grey Wagtail (Dave Adamson & Mark Smedley). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG Added to Birdtrack

IPORT LAKES – 182 Tufted Duck, 1 Dunlin, 1 SANDERLING with a gammy leg; 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 1 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL (Bob Usher). Added to Birdtrack.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 12 Wigeon, 2 PINTAIL, 2 LITTLE EGRET, 1j HOBBY, 3 Water Rail, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Green Sandpiper, 8 Snipe, 2 COMMON TERN, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Jay, 1 WILLOW TIT, 10 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 12 House Martin, 4 CETTI’S WARBLER, 4 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Reed Bunting (Sue and Roger Bird). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with occasional cloud until mid-morning; then overcast with occasional rain until early evening; then mainly clear skies with scattered cloud thereafter. Visibility: mainly good/very good, occasionally good, moderate and poor. Temperatures: +12.7°C to +7.3°C to 17.3°C to ??.?°C. Wind: very light from NW quarter until 0600hrs; then WSW until 0900hrs; then mainly from NW quarter, occasionally WSW/S thereafter. Surface pressure: 1020hPa-1013hPa. Fronts etc.: a N/S mixed warm/occluded front moved E over the District during the afternoon.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent.
Crown copyright 2018, the Met Office


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