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Sunday 4th November 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 3 Grey Heron, 132 Canada Goose, 4 Greylag Goose, 11 Mallard, 22 Shoveler, 27 Teal, 80 Wigeon, 26 Moorhen, 374 Black Headed Gull, 12 Common Gull, 3 GBB Gull, 211 Herring Gull including adult with Yellow Darvic, 1 Buzzard, 13 Fieldfare, 1 Kingfisher (Nigel Smith per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 22 Wigeon, 4 Pochard, 15 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 2+ Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, c.400 Golden Plover, 3 Dunlin, 3 Green Sandpiper, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 JACK SNIPE, 1 Snipe, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 6+ BEARDED TIT (Per today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Aldwarke – River Don – 5 Cormorant; 1 Jay; 1 Moorhen; 1 Grey Wagtail over; 4 Mallard; 6 Herring Gull SW (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Aldwarke SF (SK4494) – 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker; 6 Redwing SE; 1 Song Thrush; 2 Pied Wagtail; 3 Moorhen; 2m Pheasant; 4 Chaffinch; 1 Grey Wagtail; 7 Magpie; 8+ Long-tailed Tit; c.40 Herring Gull SW; 1 Wigeon; 17 Gadwall; 2 Shoveler; 2 Mallard; 20 Teal; 2 Tufted Duck; 1 Mute Swan (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res.(SK4995) – 4 Mallard; 13 Teal; 1 Cormorant; 2+ Fieldfare; 10+ Redwing; 2+ Siskin; 8+ Bullfinch; 2 Coal Tit; 10+ Long-tailed Tit; 1 Treecreeper; 2 Black-headed Gull (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Bluebell Wood – 1 Buzzard (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 10+ Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron; 7 Mute Swan; 1 Pink-footed Goose left N; 15+ Greylag Goose; 120+ Canada Goose; 3 Gadwall; 5 Shoveler; 10 Pochard; 50+ Tufted Duck; 3 r-h GOLDENEYE; 1 Kestrel; 15 Red-legged Partridge; 1 Redshank left E; 100+ Black-headed Gull; 37 Herring Gull most S; 1 Great Black-backed Gull left S; 36 Fieldfare (35S); 1 Goldcrest; 12+ Long-tailed Tit; 1 Yellowhammer; 13 Great Crested Grebe; 3 Little Grebe (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh Tip (SK4596 and SK4696) – 1 BRAMBLING; 7 Shoveler; 7 Tufted Duck; 7 Coot; 1p Mute Swan; 5 Pochard; 2 Grey Heron; c.30 Mallard; 15 Black-headed Gull; 1c Great Spotted Woodpecker; 14 Teal; 8 Moorhen; 3 Snipe; 8 Chaffinch; 5 Common Gull all SW; 1 Pheasant; 8 Bullfinch; 6+ Long-tailed Tit; 2 Goldcrest; c.40 Fieldfare W; 15 Redwing (6SW); 5 Jay; 3 Reed Bunting; 60+ Starling E; 3 Herring Gull SW; 2 Song Thrush; 8 Cormorant SW; 2 PINTAIL (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS)

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 1 Grey Wagtail (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

IDLE VALLEY – Misson – Slaynes Lane (SK6793, SK6794, SK6893, SK6894) – 1j MARSH HARRIER, 110 Golden Plover, 1 RUFF, 9 Redshank (Steve Furber). Added to Birdtrack

IPORT LAKES – 6 Shoveler, 20+ Teal, 11 Pochard, 5 (1m) GOLDENEYE, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, c.10 Snipe, c.20 Skylark, 1 Kestrel, 1 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Fieldfare, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Grey Wagtail (Gary Johnston & Chris Robinson). Added to Birdtrack.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 3 Shelduck, 1 PINTAIL, 5 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 3 MARSH HARRIER, 2 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 270 Lapwing, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 RUFF, 1 WOODCOCK, 18 Snipe, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Jay, c10 Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, 1 MARSH TIT, 3s CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 Treecreeper, c.30,000r Starling, 20+ Siskin, 10 Lesser Redpoll, 5 Bullfinch. CARR LODGE – 1 WOODCOCK, 14 Stock Dove (Sue and Roger Bird, visitor reports). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SOUTH KIRKBY – Waste Plant Lagoon – 1 Mute Swan, 5 Redwing, 16 Fieldfare (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCAL – Weather: mainly overcast except for some hazy sunshine during the late morning; some light showers during the afternoon. Visibility: mainly good/very good; occasionally moderate. Temperatures: +8.3°C to +7.1°C to +10.3°C to +?.?°C. Wind: 17mph-9mph mainly S, occasionally SSE; then 10mph-7mph SSE/SE thereafter. Surface pressure: 1012hPa-100?hPa. Fronts etc.: two parallel NE/SW warm fronts moved NW over the District during the early hours and morning.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waning crescent.
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