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Monday 10th September 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 1 Mute Swan, 43 Greylag, 31 Canada Geese, 27 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 3 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Pochard, 6 Little Grebe, 3+3j Great Crested Grebe, 35 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 237 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 4 BH Gull and 1 LBB Gull. Also present were 2 Buzzard, 19 Lapwing, 3 Chiffchaff and 1 DIPPER at 5 Arches (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 2+4j Mute Swan, 26 Canada Geese, 22 Greylag, 1 Shelduck, 146 Mallard, 21 Teal, 18 Tufted Duck, 7 Gadwall, 7 Shoveler, 2 Wigeon, 1 GARGANEY, 15 Little Grebe, 1 LITTLE EGRET, 6 Red Legged Partridge, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 PEREGRINE, 27 Coot, 12 Moorhen, 8 Lapwing, 2 Kingfisher, 6+ Pied Wagtail and 4 Yellow Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 SPOTTED REDSHANK, 3j LRP, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 4 Green Sandpiper, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Snipe, 4 RUFF, 19 Wigeon, 1 Swallow, 20+ House Martin (Gerald Lax and Chris Harris per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 3 Mute Swan, 118 Canada Geese, 42 Teal, 12 Mallard, 1 Kestrel, 38 Lapwing, 14 Snipe, 5 RUFF, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 48 BH Gull, 6+ Pied Wagtail, 4 Meadow Pipit. 2 Yellowhammer (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DONCASTER LAKESIDE – 6+ Swallow (a late family party with 3 adults feeding young birds in flight) probably the same birds I saw last week doing the same with some young birds being fed at rest on the edge of the stadium roof. (Ian Stubbs)

DEARNE/DON VALLEYS – Mexborough – Montagu Hospital – 1 HOBBY over (Martin Wells per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 1 BITTERN, 60+ House Martin drifting SW, 2 Swallow, 2j Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel (Dave Carroll)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 8 (3j) Great Crested Grebe; 5 Little Grebe; 9 Cormorant (4SW); 1 Grey Heron; 23 Greylag Goose; 170+ Canada Goose; 1 Gadwall; 3 Pochard (3N); 76 Tufted Duck; 1 Sparrowhawk; 60+ Lapwing; 1 (3cy) Lesser Black-backed Gull (Norway bird); 7 Swallow; 50+ House Martin; 2 Blackcap; 15 Chiffchaff; 10+ Long-tailed Tit; 120+ Goldfinch; 7 Greenfinch; 6 Reed Bunting (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 LITTLE EGRET, 1j MARSH HARRIER, 4 SWIFT, (Chip Rhodes and Colin Wall). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG Added to Birdtrack

IPORT LAKES – 4 Shoveler, 229 Tufted Duck, 2 Pochard, 4 Cormorant, 6 LITTLE EGRET, 1 Grey Heron, c.35 Lapwing, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 5 Greenshank, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER, 1j COMMON TERN, 1 Kestrel, 30+ Swallow SW, c.100 House Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 10+ Yellow Wagtail, 20+ Pied Wagtail (Bob Usher, Chris Robinson, Dave MacWilliams). Added to Birdtrack.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 PINTAIL, 1 BITTERN, 8 Black tailed Godwit, 1 RUFF, 2 Dunlin, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher, c.100 House Martin over, 1 Coal Tit, 1 WILLOW TIT, 1 MARSH TIT, 1 Treecreeper (Mark Roberts, Andy Dalton, visitor reports). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast interspersed with variable cloudy skies with some sunshine; some rain during the early hours. Visibility: very good/excellent throughout. Temperatures: +12.8°C to +11.2°C to 16.7°C to ??.?°C. Wind: very light/light throughout, variable in direction but wholly from within the SW quarter. Surface pressure: 1018hPa-1019hPa-101?hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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