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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 TUNDRA BEAN GOOSE, 5 Pink footed Goose, 1 Little Egret, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Shelduck, 6 Shoveler, 27 Gadwall, 140+ Wigeon, 180 Teal, 1 Sparrowhawk, 11 Grey Partridge, 1 Kingfisher, c.400 mixed Fieldfare/Redwing, 12 Meadow Pipit (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 Mute Swan, 12 Tufted Duck, 12 Mallard, 9 Pochard, 6 (3f) Goosander, 4 Wigeon, 3 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 361 Coot, 5 Common Gull, 4 Herring Gull and 2 BH Gull, 1 Buzzard, 1 BARN OWL hunting over the back edge reeds at 11.58am, 2 Green Woodpecker, 100+ mixed Redwing/Fieldfare and 1 Jay (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 3 (1j) Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 33 Teal, 16 Tufted Duck, 11 Shoveler, 4 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 8 Cormorant, 5 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 78 Lapwing, 71 BH Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 2 Common Gull and 1 LBB Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Denaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) – 6+Shelduck, 1 PINTAIL, 2 Pochard (m/f), 3 Goosander, 3 Bullfinch, (Martin Roper per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 8 Pochard, 11 Cormorant, 4 (1m) BEARDED TIT, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 4 Buzzard, 1m Goosander, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Goldeneye, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Little Egret, 72 Snipe, c.100 Lapwing, 1 STONECHAT, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 Goldcrest, 2000+r Starling, 2 Reed Bunting (Barnsley BSG and Andrew Leggett per Twitter and today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 2 Mute Swan, c150 Canada Geese, 34 Greylag,1 Shelduck, 34 Wigeon, 24 Teal, 13 Gadwall, 12 Shoveler, 2 Mallard, 1 Goosander, 1 Cormorant, 3 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 142 Lapwing, 60+ Golden Plover over, 61 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 6 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail and 50+ Redwing (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 6m Pochard; 80 Fieldfare; 40 Goldfinch; 2 Buzzard; 1 Kestrel; 1 Sparrowhawk; 1 Grey Partridge; 10+ Jay; 4 Skylark; 3 Lesser Redpoll; c.30 Long-tailed Tit; 1p Mute Swan; 4 Teal; 40 Black-headed Gull; 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

IDLE VALLEY – Idlebank Road, Lincs (SK724971) – 4 BEWICK’S SWAN (Steve Furber)

Bewick’s Swans at Idle Bank Road © Steve Furber 2018

WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res (SE6519) – 1 BRENT GOOSE, 1f SCAUP (Adrian Scutt and Ryan McClarence)

Brent Goose at Southfield today © Ryan McClarence 2018
Scaup at Southfield this afternoon © Ryan McClarence 2018

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: overcast with some rain in places until 0400hrs; then bright with scattered cloud until late morning; then overcast but dry thereafter. Visibility: mainly moderate/good, occasionally very good until 0700hrs; then mainly very good, occasionally good until midday; then excellent until late afternoon; then very good/good thereafter. Temperatures: +10.2°C to +10.7°C to +9.8°C to +12.2°C. Wind: 7mph-23mph gusting from 30mph-31mph during the mid-afternoon variable in direction but wholly from within the SW quarter. Surface pressure: 1008hPa-1010hPa-1007hPa. Fronts etc:. a N/SW warm front was over the District during the late morning/early afternoon.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – New.
Crown copyright 2018, the Met Office


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