October 8, 2018

thumbnail

Sunday 7th October 2018

by admin
Categories: Uncategorized
Tags: No Tags
Comments: Leave a Comment

BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 9 Pink-footed Geese (Nigel Smith per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 1 Little Egret, 23 Shoveler, 25 Teal, 19 Redwing, 11 Fieldfare, 60 Skylark, 3 Swallow, 3 House Martin (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 183 Wigeon, 1 PINTAIL, 145 Shoveler, 288 Teal, 2 Tufted Duck, 10 Cormorant, 1 BITTERN, 4 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Little Grebe, 2 GC Grebe, 1 LRP, 217 Golden Plover, c.100 Lapwing, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 SPOTTED REDSHANK, 2 Snipe, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 GREY PHALAROPE, 1 Common Gull, 2 Kingfisher, 1 BARN OWL, 1 PEREGRINE, 2 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 Jay, 1 ROCK PIPIT S @ 08:40 (RSPB_Old Moor, Barnsley BSG and Karen Williams per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 19 Shoveler, 85 Teal, 240 Lapwing, 80 Pink-footed Geese 80 flew East at 16.05; 60 Golden Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Snipe, 1 Redshank, 2 STONECHAT (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res.(SK4995) – 18 Mistle Thrush; 2 Chiffchaff; 2 Linnet; 1m Mallard; 1 Grey Heron over; 1 Buzzard; 1 Kestrel; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker over; 1c Treecreeper; 2 Goldcrest; 1+ Lesser Redpoll; 2+c Siskin over; 1m Chaffinch; 1 Song Thrush; 8 Starling; 2s Wren; 3 Dunnock; 2 Jackdaw (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thorpe Marsh NR (SE5909Z) – 1 WILLOW TIT and 20+ Redwing (Barry Evans and Barry Foster per Neil Shaw)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 3 Swallow left S; 9 Great Crested Grebe; 11 Little Grebe; 7 Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron; 18 (3j) Mute Swan; 2 Pochard; 100+ Tufted Duck; 1f Sparrowhawk S; 3 Pheasant; 100 Lapwing; 100+ Black-headed Gull; 1 Herring Gull; 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull (inc Norway bird +9 in then S); 20 Skylark (7S, 3N); 8 Meadow Pipit; 1 Grey Wagtail; 24 Robin; 3 Song Thrush; 3 Mistle Thrush E; 1 Coal Tit; 14 Long-tailed Tit; 74+ Goldfinch; 7 Reed Bunting (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 WHOOPER SWAN, 750 Pink-footed Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 COMMON SCOTER, 2 CRANE, 88 Redwing, 189 Fieldfare, 9 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 BRAMBLING, 9 Siskin, 84 Lesser Redpoll (110 birds ringed this morning, including 4 Meadow Pipit, 3 Siskin, 3 Chiffchaff and 84 Lesser Redpoll) (Mark Hunston, John Robinson, Paul Shawcroft and Col Neale). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG. Added to Birdtrack

IPORT LAKES – 1f Goldeneye, 5 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 40 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 JACK SNIPE, 7 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Grey Wagtail (Justin Parker, Paddy Martin and Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 3 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 Pied Wagtail (Adrian Andruchiw). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SOUTH KIRKBY – Ings Holt – 1600hrs – c.150 Pink-footed Geese SE (Paul & Liz Jackson per SESKUBIIRS via Whatsapp)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly cloudy but bright, occasionally overcast, mainly dry but some rain during the early hours. Visibility: mainly excellent/very good, but good/ from 0200-0900hrs. Temperatures: +3.6°C to 3.7°C to 1.7°C to 12.4°C to 9.?°C. Wind: 5-10mph wholly from SW quarter until 0700hrs; then 8-6mph W until 1000hrs; then 6-16mph wholly from the SW quarter thereafter. Surface pressure: 1020hPa-1024hPa-1020hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.

7 + 7 =


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.



user-avatar
Today is Wednesday
November 14, 2018