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Friday 12th October 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 4 (2j) Mute Swan, 9 Tufted Duck, 6 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 3 Teal, 3 Gadwall, 3 Pochard, 3 Little Grebe, 5 (1j) Great Crested Grebe, 279 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 5 BH Gull, 9 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 14 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 86 Lapwing, 2 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 5 (3j) Mute Swan, 19 Canada Geese, 41 Shoveler, 27 Teal, 25 Tufted Duck, 6 Wigeon, 5 Gadwall, 1 Pochard, 6 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Buzzard, 2 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 15 Lapwing, 2 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 4 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher and 50+ Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 GREY PHALAROPE, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Green Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 1 SPOTTED REDSHANK, 1 PEREGRINE (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 26 Canada Geese, 64 Teal, 24 Shoveler, 5 Mallard, 3 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 354 Lapwing, 298 Golden Plover, 4 Snipe, 102 BH Gull, 4 Skylark, 3 Pied Wagtail,2 Meadow Pipit and 7+ Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

IDLE VALLEY – Misson – Slaynes Lane (SK6793, SK6794, SK6893, SK6894) – 1 PINTAIL, c.50 Shoveler, 1f MARSH HARRIER (Steve Furber). Added to Birdtrack

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks – SK6693) – c.70 Wigeon, 4 Dunlin, 2 RUFF and 1 BRAMBLING (Steve Furber). Added to Birdtrack.

IPORT LAKES – 115 Pochard, 200+ Tufted Duck, 3 Little Egret, 3 Grey Partridge, c.70+ Lapwing, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Snipe, 1 RUFF through, 7 Skylark, 1 Redwing SW, 7 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 7 Reed Bunting SW (Chris Robinson). Added to Birdtrack

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies until 0600hrs; then mainly overcast thereafter, some light rain during the early hours and morning. Visibility: mainly excellent/very good, occasionally good. Temperatures: +14.0°C to 12.1°C to 19.8°C to ??.?C. Wind: 11mph-15mph SSW/S until 0600hrs; then 16mph to 26mph but gusting from 29mph to 49mph mainly S, occasionally SSW thereafter. Surface pressure: 1005hPa-1005hPa-1003hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent.
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