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Tuesday 15th January 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 4 Mute Swan, 8 Pochard, 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Gadwall, 1m+1f Goosander, 10 Cormorant, Grey Heron, 398 Coot, 4 Herring Gull, 2 BH Gull and 2 Common Gull. Also present were 2 Green Woodpecker. (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 1+1j Mute Swan, 32 Greylag, 27 Canada Geese, 45 Teal, 28 Wigeon, 16 Gadwall, 14 Tufted Duck, 8 Pochard, 7 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 11 Coot, 1 Kestrel, 14 Lapwing, 150+ BH Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 5 Common Gull and 1 LBB Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – c.40 Pink-footed Geese, 1 Goldeneye, 28 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 1 Buzzard, c.60 Lapwing, 2 Common Gull, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 Goldcrest, c.2000r Starling, 15 Lesser Redpoll, 1 COMMON (Mealy) REDPOLL (Per today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 2 Mute Swan, 192 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 4 Shelduck, 195 Wigeon, 17 Mallard, 7 Gadwall, 7 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe (on R. Dearne ), 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 117 Lapwing, 118 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Redwing and 1 Fieldfare. K.Fisher also had c20 Linnet in the backfield, a Tawny Owl calling on Doveside and a Greater Spotted Woodpecker in Broomhill village (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Aldwarke (SK4494, SK4394) – 1 Sparrowhawk (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 1 BITTERN, 6 Buzzard, 2 Snipe and 2 Kingfisher (Martin Roper per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 11 Great Crested Grebe; 4 Little Grebe; 8 Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron; 21 Mute Swan; 2 Pink-footed Goose; c.180 Greylag Goose; 60 Canada Goose; 4 Pochard; 28 Tufted Duck; 7 Gadwall; 1 Buzzard; 1 Kestrel; 3 Water Rail; 100 Lapwing; 250 Black-headed Gull; 1a Common Gull; 5 Herring Gull; 2 Great Black-backed Gull W; 2 Skylark S; 1 Grey Wagtail; 17 (2s) Dunnock; 22 Robin; 3 Fieldfare; 19 Blackbird; 14+ Long-tailed Tit; 15 Magpie; 12 Chaffinch; 8 Greenfinch; 12 Bullfinch; 8 Reed Bunting; 14 BRAMBLING (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS and Des Langford)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 100 Teal, 85 Mallard, 1 RED KITE, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 2+ PEREGRINE, 1c Tawny Owl, 2 STONECHAT, 1 Goldcrest (Colin Wall, John Robinson, Chip Rhodes). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG. Added to Birdtrack

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2 Shelduck, c80 Gadwall, c300 Teal, c60 Shoveler, c105 Pochard, c75 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Great Crested Grebe, c 300 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 1 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Jay, 2 MARSH/WILLOW TIT, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 26 Siskin (Keith Lynes, Michael Bird, Dave Harding, Phil Goucher, Vernon Barker). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with variable levels of cloud until mid-afternoon; then mainly overcast thereafter; dry throughout. Visibility: mainly excellent/very good, very occasionally good. Temperatures: +4.6°C to +3.5°C to +9.7°C to +7.9°C. Wind: 17mph-13mph, from the SW quarter throughout. Surface pressure: 1020hPa-1009hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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