September 23, 2018

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Sunday 23rd September 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 3 Mute Swan, 1 WHOOPER SWAN, 34 Pink-footed Geese W @ 11.40am; 4 Grey Heron, 104 Greylag Goose, 83 Canada Goose, 135 Mallard, 60 Teal, 5 Gadwall, 14 Lapwing, 1 WHINCHAT, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 WILLOW TIT (Nigel Smith and Ken Foundation per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 GREY PHALAROPE, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET; 23 Pink-footed Geese S, 65 Wigeon, 10 Cormorant, 14 Little Egret, 1 RED KITE, 2 Buzzard, 1 SPOTTED CRAKE, 67 Golden Plover, c.300 Lapwing, 4 RUFF, 1 Dunlin, 6 Green Sandpiper, 1 SPOTTED REDSHANK, 2 Greenshank, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Snipe, 1 Common Gull, 1 Water Rail, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER (Chris Harris and RSPB_Old Moor per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Aldwarke – 4 Cormornt and 1 PEREGRINE (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res.(SK4995) – 1 Goldcrest; 1c Treecreeper; 4j Grey Heron; 10 Mallard; 4 Teal; 1 Moorhen; 5+ Swallow; 1 Jay; 2 Chiffchaff; 1 Grey Wagtail; 6 Jackdaw; 9 Carrion Crow; 3 Wren; 2 Robin; 4 Red-legged Partridge (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Rawmarsh – Stubbin (Back Lane) – 1 Siskin SW; 8 Yellowhammer (6 SW); 1c Green Woodpecker; 1 Song Thrush – 1 ; Rose-ringed Parakeet (heard only); 60+ Pink-footed Goose (29 W @ 0920hrs; 30+ E @ 1003hrs) (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 27 Pink-footed Geese W @ 0805hrs (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough – Pot Ridings Wood – 1c Tawny Owl (Tina Langford)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 5a Great Crested Grebe; 12 Little Grebe; 4 Cormorant; 25 Mute Swan; 13 Pink-footed Goose – 13 – inc.1 in with g/lag 12 past NE @ 0942hrs; 30+ Greylag Goose; 200+ Canada Goose; 2f Shoveler; 14 Pochard; 112 Tufted Duck; 1 Sparrowhawk N; 120 Lapwing; 80+ Black-headed Gull; 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull (3cy Norway bird); 31 Skylark S; 20+ Sand Martin; 20+ Swallow; 200+ House Martin; 13 Meadow Pipit (light passage); 4 Grey Wagtail; 26 Robin; 1 Song Thrush; 1 Mistle Thrush SE; 1 Blackcap; 5 (1s) Chiffchaff ; 2 Goldcrest; 100+ Starling; 450+ Feral Pigeon (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X)Ringing report – 1j Sparrowhawk, 17 Meadow Pipits, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler (Paul Shawcroft and Col Neale).

Juvenile Sparrowhawk trapped and ringed on Hatfield Moors today © Col Neale 2018

IPORT LAKES – 24 Pink-footed Geese SE over Loversall @1115hrs; 6 Shoveler; 267 Tufted Duck, 113 Pochard (record count for site); 11 Cormorant, 6 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 100+ Lapwing, 5 Snipe, 1 (1cy) BLACK TERN (NS); 21 Stock Dove, 1 Kestrel, 1j HOBBY, 200+ House Martin, 20+ Swallow, 5 Sand Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 50+ Alba Wagtail (a few S), 5 Grey Wagtail (3S); 20+ Meadow Pipit mostly S between 0810hrs and 1130hrs; 100+ Linnet, 1 Siskin S, 2 Yellowhammer S, 12 (8S) Reed Bunting (Chris Robinson, Bob Usher & Neil Shaw).

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – c50 Pink-footed Geese – NW at noon; 1 Green woodpecker (Mark Roberts). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast/cloudy but with some brighter intervals during the early afternoon, and some heavy downpours during the late afternoon and clear skies through much of the evening. Visibility: mainly very good/good, occasionally moderate until 0900hrs; then excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +9.0°C to 6.3°C to 12.1°C to 5.?°C. Wind: mainly <10mph, occasionally 10-16 during the late morning and early afternoon; almost wholly from the NW quarter, occasionally NNE. Surface pressure: 1016hPa-1015hPa-1030hPa. Fronts etc.:none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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