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Tuesday 27th November 2018

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 Mute Swan, 72 Tufted Duck, 2 Pochard, 1m+1f Goosander, 1 Mallard, 1 Wigeon, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 292 Coot, 8 Herring Gull, 5 Common Gull and 2 BH Gull. Also present were 1 Grey Heron, 2 Sparrowhawk, 3 Lapwing, 1 Green Woodpecker and 25 Redwing (Alan Whitehouse and John Seevior per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 2 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag, 76 Teal, 26 Shoveler, 12 Tufted Duck, 11 Gadwall, 4 Mallard, 3 Wigeon, 1 Pochard, 11 Cormorant, 1 Sparrowhawk, 6 Red Legged Partridge, 3 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 62 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 3 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 JACK SNIPE, 95 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Herring Gull and 100+ Winter Thrushes (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and David Bamforth per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 4 Pochard, 1 Goldeneye, 1 Goosander, 18 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 Fieldfare, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 3 BEARDED TIT (Per today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 200+ Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 1 Shelduck, 47 Teal, 23 Wigeon, 4 Shoveler, 4 Gadwall, 1 Kestrel, 3 Moorhen, 159 Lapwing, 5 Golden Plover, 2 Dunlin, 95 BH Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Common Gull, 10+ Redwing, 1 Song Thrush and 10+ Green Finch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DONCASTER LAKESIDE – 1 (1cy) CASPIAN GULL and 1 (1cy) Yellow-legged Gull (DL) (Daniel Langston & Ryan McClarence)

1cy Caspian Gull at Doncaster Lakeside this afternoon © Ryan McClarence 2018
1cy Yellow-legged Gull at Lakeside © Daniel Langston 2018

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET (MSh per Twitter). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG Added to Birdtrack

IPORT LAKES – 9 Goldeneye, 2 Little Egret, 2 Redshank. 2 Egyptian Geese. 2 Green Sandpiper. Buzzard feeding on what looked like the remains of a female Sparrowhawk (Gary Johnston). Added to Birdtrack.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 6 Shelduck, c75 Wigeon, c90 Gadwall, c140 Teal, c45 Shoveler, c25 Pochard, 23 Tufted Duck, 1 BITTERN, 2 Little Egret, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 MARSH HARRIER, c120 Lapwing, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 JACK SNIPE, 1 WOODCOCK, 1 Green Woodpecker over; 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c.200r Jackdaw, 5 Goldcrest, c50 Goldfinch, 5 Lesser Redpoll (Amy Thompson, Chris Robinson, Keith Lynes, Michael Bird, Philip Goucher, Dave Harding, Sue Bird, Dave Carroll, Andy Dalton). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: cloudy/overcast throughout, with heavy rain during the afternoon/evening. Visibility: very poor to good, mainly moderate/good. Temperatures: +0.2°C to +0.0°C to +2.3°C to -0.2°C to +7.?°C. Wind: 2mph-19mph gusting from 29mph-33mph mainly from within SE quarter, occasionally WSW and SSW. Surface pressure: 1018hPa-1017hPa. Fronts etc:. a NW/SE occluded front moved gradually east to lie over the District during the late afternoon/early evening.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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