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Thursday 11th October 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 4 (2j) Mute Swan, 39 Tufted Duck, 3 Mallard, 3 Pochard, 2 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 5 (1j) Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 264 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 9 LBB Gull and 7 BH Gull, 14 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 86 Lapwing, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 5 (3j) Mute Swan, 27 Shoveler, 24 Tufted Duck, 22 Teal, 8 Gadwall, 7 Mallard, 7 Wigeon, 1 Pochard, 1 female PINTAIL (8.10-9.08am), 5 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 6 Red-legged Partridge, 6 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 14 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 1 Dunlin, and 7 BH Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 130 Wigeon, 64 Teal, 18 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 8 Grey Heron, 3 Buzzard, 2 GC Grebe, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Ringed Plover, 414 Golden Plover, c.200 Lapwing, 1 GREY PHALAROPE, 1 SPOTTED REDSHANK, 1 Snipe, 6 Black Tailed Godwit, 3 Green Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 3 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Redwing, 2 CETTI’S WARBLER, c.200 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 1 Grey Wagtail, c.30 Linnet (Barnsley BSG per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 42 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 49 Teal, 22 Shoveler, 5 Mallard, 5 Wigeon, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kestrel, 1 Moorhen, 208 Golden Plover, 146 Lapwing, 2 Dunlin, 44 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull, 6+ Skylark, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 7 Redwing and 30+ Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 WHOOPER SWAN, 10 Wigeon, 1 Pochard, 3 Snipe. 5 Jay, 6 Redwing, 4 Siskin (Mark Hunston). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG. Added to Birdtrack

IPORT LAKES – 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 200+ Lapwing, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Skylark, 1 Jay, 6 Meadow Pipit, 3 ROCK PIPIT all down then left high to the NE over the Iport buildings at dusk, 1 Grey Wagtail (Chris Robinson)

One of three Rock Pipit at Doncaster Iport this afternoon © Chris Robinson 2018

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 87 Wigeon, 2m+3f PINTAIL, 13 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Gary Dyson). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies through the early hours; then overcast/cloudy through the early morning; then cloudy but bright with sunny intervals during the late morning/early afternoon; then overcast from late afternoon onwards, mainly dry with a very light shower during the afternoon. Visibility: poor/moderate until mid-morning; then good/very good until 1100hrs; then excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +13.3°C to 12.6°C to 21.4°C to 16.?C. Wind: 7mph-10mph ESE/SE until 0800hrs; then 13mph to 15mph SSE until 1000hrs; then 17mph to 21mph but gusting from 29mph to 31mph S until 1400hrs; then 15mph SSE until 1500hrs; then 15-17mph thereafter but gusting from 33-29mph from 1600hrs to 1900hrs. Surface pressure: 1006hPa-1001hPa-1004hPa. Fronts etc.: a NW/SW cold front moved east over the District during the late afternoon.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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