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Wednesday 10th October 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

BLAXTON/WESTWOODSIDE – Bank End Road, NOTTS (SE705003 Notts) – c.2000 Pink-footed Geese S @ 0800hrs; also an influx of Jay noted around the area (Daz Minto)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 (1j) Mute Swan, 4 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Teal, 6 (2j) Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 302 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 17 BH Gull and 6 LBB Gull, 14 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron and 1 Jay (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 7 (4j) Mute Swan, 18 Canada Geese, 31 Shoveler, 25 Teal, 21 Tufted Duck, 9 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 7 Little Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 27 Lapwing and 8 BH Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 150 Pink-footed Geese over, 1 Buzzard, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 GREY PHALAROPE, 1 SPOTTED REDSHANK, 450 Golden Plover, 3 Green Sandpiper, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 BARN OWL, 2 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 4 BEARDED TIT (Paul Gould, Gerald Lax, Martin Wells and Chris Harris per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 44 Teal, 28 Shoveler, 6 Mallard, 3 Wigeon, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 224 Golden Plover, 152 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 72 BH Gull, 5 Skylark, 5+ Meadow Pipit and 7 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough – Chestnut Grove – 1 Grey Wagtail (Chris Robinson)

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 30 Lapwing SW @ 1045hrs, 1 STONECHAT (Mark Spedding per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2 Shelduck, 6 Little Egret, 1m+1f MARSH HARRIER, 2 HOBBY, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Woodpecker, 7+ CETTI’S WARBLER (Paul Paddock, Barry Wardley). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WENT VALLEY – Norton STW – c.400 Pink-footed Geese N @ 1055hrs; then 32 S @1100hrs (Rich Collis)

WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res (SE6519) – 1650+ Pink-footed Geese W, 6 Pochard, 1 MERLIN, 1 Water Rail, 1 (1cy) MEDITERRANEAN GULL and 620+ LBB Gull in roost, 1 BARN OWL, 1 Tawny Owl, 2 Kingfisher and 1 Grey Wagtail (Adrian Scutt)

WENT VALLEY – Sykehouse – Topham – 42+c.60 Pink-footed Geese W @0942hrs and 1 ROCK PIPIT E @ 0950hrs (Simon Mitchell)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: clear skies throughout; dry throughout. Visibility: excellent until 0100hrs; then moderate/good until 1500hrs; then very good until 1900hrs; then good/moderate thereafter. Temperatures: +14.1°C to 8.3°C to 22.4°C to 1?.7C. Wind: 7mph-15mph throughout, wholly from SW quarter. Surface pressure: 1017hPa-100?hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – New.
Crown copyright 2018, the Met Office


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