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Saturday 22nd September 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 61 Wigeon, 98 Shoveler, 1 GREY PHALAROPE, 3 Golden Plover, 2 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Greenshank, 2 SPOTTED REDSHANK, 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 RUFF, 12 Black-tailed Goldwit, 2 Snipe, 1 WaterRail, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 15 Little Egret, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 8 Grey Heron, 7 GC Grebe, 1 GreyWagtail, 2 Buzzard, 1 HOBBY, 2 CETTI’S WARBLER. Also 320 Meadow Pipit S, 1 Yellow Wagtail S and 1 Siskin S between 0730 and 0810hrs (Barnsley BSG, Russ Haywood, Ryan McClarence, Ian Morris per Twitter)

Grey Phalarope at Old Moor today © Ryan McClarence 2018

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res.(SK4995) – 2 Moorhen; 2 Teal; 1 Grey Heron; 1 Swallow; 2 Jay (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 2 Shoveler; 6 Gadwall; 3 Meadow Pipit; 1 WHEATEAR; 1 Siskin S; 3 Buzzard; 1 Grey Heron E; 6 Canada Goose N; 6 Rook; 1 Kestrel; 1 Snipe; 2 Skylark; 2s Chiffchaff (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 6a Great Crested Grebe; 8 Little Grebe; 8 Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron; 22 (4j) Mute Swan; 17 Pink-footed Goose W calling @ 0959; 65 Greylag Goose (+2 white col feral); 530 Canada Goose; 7 Gadwall; 3f Shoveler; 9 Pochard; 82 Tufted Duck; 1 Buzzard; 50+ Lapwing; 80+ Black-headed Gull; 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull S; 8 Collared Dove; 1 SHORT-EARED OWL SE 0932-0935; 6 (2S) Skylark; 10 Sand Martin; 30+ Swallow; 300+ House Martin; 450+ Meadow Pipit S in 3hrs; 1 Grey Wagtail; 13 Dunnock; 23 (9s) Robin; 1 Blackcap; 7 Chiffchaff; 1 Jay; 200+ Goldfinch; 10 Greenfinch; 8 Reed Bunting; 2 Yellowhammer; 1 Treecreeper (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 150+ Pink-footed Goose, 1a/m MARSH HARRIER, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 1p STONECHAT (John Robinson). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG Added to Birdtrack

IPORT LAKE – 110 Pochard (record count for site); 13 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 HOBBY, 1+ Ringed Plover S (heard only); 80+ Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 1 (1cy) BLACK TERN; 1 (1cy) COMMON TERN, 2 Kestrel, 100+ House Martin, 2 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 30+ Alba Wagtail, 40+ Meadow Pipit mostly S between 1130-1315hrs; 200+ Linnet (Chris Robinson, Dave McWilliams & Gary Johnston)

Black Tern at the Iport today © Chris Robinson 2018

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 14 Wigeon, 2 PINTAIL, 6 Pheasant, 14 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 2c Water Rail, 1 Golden Plover S at 6pm; 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 COMMON/ARCTIC TERN, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Jay, 2 Goldcrest, 1c WILLOW TIT, 4 CETTI’S WARBLER, 4 (1s) Chiffchaff, 3m Blackcap, 1 Mistle Thrush over; 1 WHINCHAT (DW); 2 Stonechat; c60 Goldfinch; 1 Siskin over; 2 Bullfinch; 2 Reed Bunting (Sue and Roger Bird, Darren Wozencroft). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SKELBROOKE – SKELBROOKE – Vis-mig+ – 5 Greylag Geese, 5 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebe, 25 Red-legged Partridge, 8 Coot, 7 Lapwing, 8 Black-tailed Godwit SW (new bird for SESKUA area); 20+ Stock Dove, 8 Skylark S, 165 3 Swallow S, 4 Mistle Thrush, 165 Meadow Pipit S, 6 Alba Wagtail S, 13 Chaffinch S, 3 Siskin S, c.300 Linnet (Jonny Holliday and Colin Bradford per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

UPTON & WRANGBROOK STW – 3 Grey Wagtail and 1 Pied Wagtail (Jonny Holliday per SESKUBIRDS via Wharsapp)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly cloudy but bright with some sunshine; overcast from 1800hrs onwards. Visibility: mainly excellent, occasionally very good. Temperatures: +9.5°C to 8.2°C to 12.5°C to 9.?°C. Wind: light mainly WSW until 1500hrs; then very light thereafter, wholly from SW quarter with prolonged periods of W and WSW. Surface pressure: 1014hPa-1017hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc.:none.

.SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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