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Monday 5th November 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

A18 NORTH OF SANDTOFT (Lincs) – 1a/m HEN HARRIER S (Mark Paine). JUST OUTSIDE THE DONCASTER DISTRICT.

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 3 Shelduck, 56 Wigeon, 24 Shoveler, 30+ Teal, 11 Snipe, 150 Fieldfare, 50 Redwing, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Kingfisher (Ken Foundation per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+1j Mute Swan, 7 Mallard, 2 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Pochard, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 13 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 306 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 14 Common Gull, 3 BH Gull, 3 LBB Gull and 2 Herring Gull, 27 Lapwing, 3 Black Tailed Godwit over 11.45am, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Grey Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 4+3j Mute Swan, 90 Canada Geese, 39 Greylag, 29 Teal, 24 Shoveler, 14 Tufted Duck, 8+ Wigeon, 5 Mallard, 4 Pochard, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 21 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 35 BH Gull, 4 LBB Gull, 2 Herring Gull and 2 Common Gull. (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 PEREGRINE, 2 Buzzard, 1 GOOSANDER, 1 Little Egret (Per today’s OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 2 Mute Swan, 133 Canada Geese, 63 Wigeon, 51 Teal, 10 Shoveler, 5 Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 168 Golden Plover, 84 Lapwing, 5 Snipe, 2 Dunlin, 25 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 STONECHAT, 10+ Redwing, 2 Fieldfare and 1 Mistle Thrush (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Rawmarsh – Rockliffe Rd – 1 Grey Wagtail S (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS).

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 1 BITTERN and 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET (Allen Holmes per Twitter). Photo at https://twitter.com/AllenHolmes_1/status/1059519015046004736

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1f STONECHAT, 1 BRAMBLING, c.70 Redpoll (Chip Rhodes). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG. Added to Birdtrack

IDLE BANK – opposite former Park Drain Hotel (Notts) – c.130 WHOOPER SWAN and 5000+ Starling SE presumably leaving Potteric roost (Justin Carr, Tina Langford and Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 BITTERN, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 RUFF, 1 Dunlin, 18 Snipe, 1 LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER, c100,000r Starling (Allen Holmes, Jim Horsfall per Sue Bird). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res (SE6519) – 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET (Adrian Scutt)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast with some brighter spells during the afternoon, dry throughout. Visibility: poor/very poor until 1000hrs; the moderate until 1800hrs; then poor thereafter. Temperatures: +6.8°C to +8.4°C to +6.5°C to +9.5°C. Wind: 5mph-10mph variable in direction but wholly from within the SE quarter. Surface pressure: 1008hPa-1002hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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