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Sunday 9th September 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 4 Grey Heron, 1 LITTLE EGRET, Greylag Goose, 19 Teal, 36 Moorhen, 5 Coot, 1 LBB Gull, 44 Black Headed Gull, 1 Yellow Wagtail. River Dearne – 17 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 1s Chiffchaff (Nigel Smith per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – WeBS+ – 5 (2j) Mute Swan, 19 Greylag Geese, 66 Canada Geese, 21 Mallard, 19 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 26 Teal, 4 Pochard, 2 Shoveler, 2 Grey Heron, 11 Cormorant, 6 (3j) GC Grebe, 6 Little Grebe, 7 (2j) Moorhen, 255 Coot, 15 Lapwing, 1 Kingfisher, 15 BH Gull. The DIPPER was again at 5 Arches (Karen Williams)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 370 Mallard and 1 GARGANEY (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Manvers Lake – 9 Mute Swan, 98 Canada Goose, 2 Gadwall, 41 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 63 (8j) Coot, 21 (7j) Moorhen, 9 (3j) GC Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 21 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull (Karen Williams per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 HOBBY, 3 LRP, 2 Dunlin, 11 Black Tailed Godwit, 2 SPOTTED REDSHANK, 1 Common Sandpiper, 8 Green Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 32 Wigeon, 1 Shelduck, 315 Mallard, 6 Water Rail, 1 (4cy+j) YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Kingfisher, 4 CETTI’S WARBLER (Barnsley BSG and Daniel Langston per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 5 RUFF, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Greenshank, 2 Golden Plover, 130 Mallard, 37 Teal, 1 Gadwall (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Aldwarke – 2 Greylag Goose N/NE @ 0634hrs; 2 Mute Swan NE @ 0700hrs & SW @ 0726hrs; 1 Kestrel (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Aldwarke Liberty Steel – 10+ Cormorant (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Aldwarke SF (SK4494) – 1 Grey Wagtail over; 4 Little Grebe; 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull SW; 10 Herring Gull SW; 50+ Mallard; 1 Jay; 2 Moorhen; 1 Gadwall; 7 Teal; 3 Pheasant; c.20 Long-tailed Tit (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res.(SK4995) – 1 Mallard; 4 Teal; 6 Moorhen; 1 Grey Heron; 1 Black-headed Gull over; 2a Lesser Black-backed Gull; 2j Kestrel; 1 Buzzard; 5 (3j) Pheasant; 2 Grey Partridge; 8 Red-legged Partridge; 1 Chiffchaff; 2 Bullfinch; 3 Goldfinch; 50+ Linnet; 1 Goldcrest; 5 Swallow; 1+ Jay; 100+ Woodpigeon (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Rawmarsh – Stubbin – Back Lane – 40+ Linnet; 1 Sparrowhawk; 5 Mistle Thrush; 4 Yellowhammer; 1 Kestrel; 1 Jay; 2 Stock Dove; 2 Red-legged Partridge; 3 Song Thrush possibly migrants (per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh Tip (SK4596 and SK4696) – 1 LITTLE EGRET (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS)

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 1j Grey Wagtail trapped and ringed (Colin Bradford per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

IPORT LAKES – WeBS+ – 17 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag Goose, 22 Gadwall, 34 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Pochard, 177 Tufted Duck, 11 Grey Partridge, 12 Cormorant, 17 LITTLE EGRET, 3 Grey Heron, , 45 Little Grebe, 48 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard, 10 Moorhen, 65 Coot, 7 Lapwing, 1 RUFF (left high to NE with a Greenshank, presumed same as Potteric bird), 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER, 3 Snipe, 1j COMMON TERN, 1j ARCTIC TERN (SC), 93 BH Gull, 3 LBB Gull, 1 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 1 SWIFT, 1 Kestrel, 1j HOBBY (presumed same as Potteric bird), 2 Magpie, 6 Carrion Crow, c.10 Skylark, 200+ Swallow SW, 60+ House Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 40+ Yellow Wagtail, 30+ Pied Wagtail, 3 Meadow Pipit, 130+ Linnet, 8 Goldfinch, 1 Yellowhammer, 7 Reed Bunting (Bob Usher, Chris Robinson, Stuart Churchill, Gary Johnston). Added to Birdtrack.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 16 Wigeon, 147 Gadwall, 211 Teal, 2 PINTAIL, 87 Shoveler, 1 BITTERN, 24 Little Grebe, 207 Coot
1j HOBBY, 2 Water Rail, 225 Lapwing, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 RUFF, 2 Dunlin, 3+ Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 10 Snipe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 WILLOW TIT, 4s CETTI’S WARBLER, 4c Chiffchaff, 4c Blackcap (Sue Bird, Chris K. per Ashley Watson, Mark Roberts, Rob Burns). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SOUTH KIRKBY – Jonny Browns Common – 2 Teal and 1 WILLOW TIT (Paul & Liz Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Waste Plant Lagoon – 3 Teal, 2 Meadow Pipit (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: overcast through the early hours, then cloudy but bright with prolonged sunny spells and occasionally overcast with some rain showers thereafter. Visibility: excellent/very good throughout. Temperatures: +14.2°C to +13.7°C to 18.7°C to 13.3°C. Wind: very light from SW quarter until 0700hrs; then light/moderate from SW quarter until 1500hrs; then strong from SW quarter until 1900hrs; then very light from SW quarter thereafter. Surface pressure: 1015hPa-1013hPa-1017hPa. Fronts etc.: a N/S cold front moved E over the District during the early hours.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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