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Wednesday 21st November 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 Mute Swan, 4 Mallard, 1 BITTERN, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 372 Coot, 4 Common Gull, 3 BH Gull and 1 Herring Gull, c130 Lapwing over, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 Kestrel, 2 Jay, Redwing, 4 Fieldfare and 16 Redpoll. (Alan Whitehouse and John Seevior per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 3j Mute Swan, 29 Teal, 22 Shoveler, 16 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 3 Gadwall, 1 Little Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret , 1 Grey Heron, 5 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 20 Lapwing, 31 BH Gull, 2 LBB Gull, 1 Common Gull and c40 Redwing (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 183 Canada Geese, 43 Teal, 18 Wigeon, 5 Shoveler, 1 Mallard, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen, c250 Lapwing, 4 Dunlin, 2 Golden Plover, 2 Snipe, 72 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull, 10+ Redwing and 9 Linnet. A TUNDRA BEAN GOOSE and 5 Pink Footed Geese were still amongst a flock of 200+ Greylag in the field to the north of the east of the R. Dearne bridge. (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DONCASTER LAKESIDE – 1 GLAUCOUS GULL @ 1530hrs (RBA via Rich Collis). 1 (1cy) CASPIAN GULL (Justin Carr)

IPORT LAKES – 5 Shoveler, 10 Pochard, 5 GOLDENEYE, 1 Buzzard, 2 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, c.50 Linnet, 2 Reed Bunting (Chris Robinson). Added to Birdtrack.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2 Shelduck, 1+ 1+ BITTERN, 1 Little Egret, 1m MARSH HARRIER, 1 JACK SNIPE, 2 BEARDED TIT, 10 Long-tailed Tit (Vernon Barker, Paul Paddock) For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast until midday; the clear skies thereafter. Visibility: mainly moderate/good/very good, occasionally excellent and poor. Temperatures: +3.5°C to +3.1°C to +5.8°C to -2.0°C. Wind: 14mph-3mph variable in direction but wholly from within the SE quarter. Surface pressure: 1008hPa-1020hPa. Fronts etc:. none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing gibbous.
Crown copyright 2018, the Met Office


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