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DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 64 Tufted Duck, 4 Pochard, 8 Goosander (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 PINTAIL, 84 Shoveler, 9r Goldeneye, 9r Goosander, 58r Cormorant, 8r Little Egret, 2 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 CETTI’S WARBLER, 2 BEARDED TIT, 3 Chiffchaff, 40 Lesser Redpoll, 1 COMMON (Mealy) REDPOLL (Barnsley BSG, Tom Hibbert, Gerald Lax and Jeff Wragg per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Old Ravenfield – 9 Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silver Wood (SK4893) – 1 Sparrowhawk and c.20 BRAMBLING (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 4 Pochard; 2 Buzzard; 1 ‘y’ Green Woodpecker; 1 Grey Partridge; 50+ Fieldfare (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Wheatley Retail Park area– 3 WAXWING (Pete Greaves and Dave Adamson)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 55 Whooper Swan, 1 Goldeneye, 6 Goosander, 1 Little Egret, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 13 Grey Partridge, 1 STONECHAT, 1 GREAT GREY SHRIKE (LBs) (Dave Adamson, Leeds Birders and Rich Collis). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG. Added to Birdtrack.

IPORT LAKES – 2f Goldeneye, 1 Little Egret, 1 Jack Snipe, 1 Snipe (Chris Robinson). Added to Birdtrack.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 5 Shelduck, 11 Wigeon, 76 Pochard, 1m Pochard x Tufted Duck hybrid; 15 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 1m+1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 3 Sparrowhawk, 2 Water Rail, 236 Lapwing, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 550 Herring Gull, 1 (2cy) CASPIAN GULL, 280 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER, 200r Jackdaw, 2 Coal Tit, 1 MARSH TIT, 1 Treecreeper, c100,000r Starling, 30 Redwing, 1 Pied Wagtail over, 6 Lesser Redpoll, 10 Siskin (Richard Scott, Sue and Roger Bird, Michael Bird). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WILSIC – Wilsic Hall School entrance – 1 MARSH TIT (Paul Bibby)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: overcast but dry throughout. Visibility: mainly good, occasionally moderate and very good. Temperatures: +4.5°C to +3.7°C to +4.3°C to +3.7°C to +4.5°C. Wind: 10mph-1mph from NW quarter until 1600hrs; then from SE quarter until 2000hrs; then WSW/SW thereafter. Surface pressure: 1040hPa-1038hPa-1039hPa-1036hPa. Fronts etc.: none.


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