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Friday 11th January 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 3a+3j Mute Swan, 2 Gadwall, 11 Pochard, 4m+7f Goosander, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 1m+1f Goldeneye, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 371 Coot, 6 Common Gull and 1 LBB Gull, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 4 Mute Swan, 46 Canada Geese, 45 Teal, 28 Wigeon, 12 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 9 Shoveler, 7 Gadwall, 2 Pochard, 18 Cormorant, 11 Coot, 1 Kestrel, 39 Lapwing, 135 BH Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 5 Common Gull, 1 LBB Gull and 3 Redwing (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 4 Mute Swan, 138 Canada Geese, 27 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 100+ Wigeon, 18 Mallard, 12 Shoveler, 9 Teal, 8 Gadwall, 1m Goosander, 1 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 93 Golden Plover, 69 Lapwing, 68 BH Gull, 4 Common Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 5 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, 1 Pied Wagtail and 5 Redpoll (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DONCASTER LAKESIDE – 1a CASPIAN GULL (Stuart Churchill)

DON VALLEY – Hatfield Pit Tip – 1 BARN OWL at dusk from Kirton Lane (Andy Lakin)

DON VALLEY – Silver Wood (SK4893) – 2 Nuthatch; 1 Treecreeper; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 12+ BRAMBLING; 1s Mistle Thrush; 1 Buzzard; 4 Linnet (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 4 Pochard; 1a Lesser Black-backed Gull; 4 Lesser Redpoll; 20 Fieldfare; 11 Greylag Goose S; 1 Yellowhammer; 10 Reed Bunting (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 13 BRAMBLING (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 1 Chiffchaff spp., 1m BRAMBLING, c.30 Lesser Redpoll, c.10 Bullfinch (Paul Coombes, Chip Rhodes and John Robinson). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG. Added to Birdtrack.

One of the two Great White Egrets seen on Hatfield Moors today © Paul Coombes 2019

IDLE VALLEY – Hagg Lane Flash (Notts SK6793) – 550 Lapwing, 4 Dunlin, 20 Redshank, 5 RUFF (Lance Degnan)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 7 Shelduck, 1 Little Egret, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1c Water Rail, 1 WOODCOCK, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1m LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER, 3 Jay, 2 WILLOW TIT, 1 MARSH TIT, c100,000r Starling, 10 Siskin, 20 Lesser Redpoll, 12 Redwing, 6 Bullfinch (Sue Brook, Sue and Roger Bird, Michael Bird, Andy Dalton, Adrian Andruchiw, Darren Wozencroft). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast, dry throughout. Visibility: good until 0600hrs; very good/excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +6.3°C to +4.8°C to +7.5°C to +5.9°C to +?.?°C. Wind: 11mph-6mph, NW/WNW/W. Surface pressure: 1029hPa-1031hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – First quarter..
Crown copyright 2018, the Met Office


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