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Thursday 17th January 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

BALBY CARR (Woodfield) – Morrisons Supermarket – c.400 Pink-footed Geese NW (Pete Greaves)

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 1 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 13 Grey Partridge, 2 Shelduck, 20 Gadwall, 90 Teal, 420 Wigeon, 7 Shoveler, 450+ Lapwing, 2 Snipe (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 Mute Swan, c200 BH Gulls, 63 Common Gull and 15 Herring Gull, 9 Pochard, 8 Tufted Duck, 3m+3f Goosander, 5 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 7 Cormorant, 1 BITTERN, 1 Grey Heron, 3 cc MARSH HARRIER, 447 Coot, c30 Pink Footed Geese over north west @ 1110hrs, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel and 1 Jay (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior and Ken Foundation per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 3 Mute Swan, 268 Canada Geese, 36 Greylag, 40 Teal, 26 Wigeon, 11 Tufted Duck, 24 Gadwall, 9 Pochard, 3 Mallard, 3 Shoveler, 1 male Goldeneye, 7 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 16 Coot, 2 Common Gull and 2 Snipe. P. Kent also had 3 Buzzard and 1 MARSH HARRIER (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 5 Goldeneye, 26 Goosander, 30 Cormorant, 7 Little Egret, 2 MARSH HARRIER, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, c.60 Lapwing, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 1 PEREGRINE, 4 BEARDED TIT, c.2000r Starling (Gerald Lax per Twitter and today’s RSPB-DEARNE VALLEY-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 3 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Geese, 156 Wigeon, 22 Mallard, 8 Shoveler, 6 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 163 Lapwing, 119 BH Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Redwing and 1 Pied Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DONCASTER ROBIN HOOD AIRPORT – 10 Red-legged Partridge and 1 SHORT-EARED OWL (Stuart Churchill)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res.(SK4995) – 1 Tawny Owl (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 1 JACK SNIPE (Karl Dutton, Sue Brook and Tina Langford per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough – Plantation above Traveller’s Site – 40 Redpoll (Tina Langford)

DON VALLEY – Thorpe Marsh – Eu Beck – 1 BARN OWL (Mark Hunston)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 11 Great Crested Grebe; 7 Little Grebe; 7 Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron; 28 Mute Swan many left W; 330 Pink-footed Goose skeins s c160 c170 at 1100hrs; 180+ Greylag Goose; 100 Canada Goose; 6 Gadwall; 9 Pochard; 37 Tufted Duck; 1 Kestrel; 120 Lapwing; 250 Black-headed Gull; 1 Herring Gull; 2 Wren; 24 Robin; 24+ Long-tailed Tit; 10 Bullfinch; 8 Reed Bunting; 12 BRAMBLING (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Snipe and 2 STONECHAT (John Robinson). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG. Added to Birdtrack

IDLE VALLEY – Idlestop, Notts (SK7195) – 60 Golden Plover, c.650 Lapwing, 1m MERLIN, 1 PEREGRINE, c.350 Fieldfare (Nick Whitehouse). Added to Birdtrack.

IDLE VALLEY – Misson – Slaynes Lane (SK6793, SK6794, SK6893, SK6894) – 2 Egyptian Geese, 1 RED KITE W @1200hrs; 1 (2cy) MARSH HARRIER, 4 Redshank (Steve Furber). Added to Birdtrack

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks – SK6693) – 3 Dunlin, 14 Redshank and 1 RUFF (Steve Furber). Added to Birdtrack

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 37 Mute Swan, 16 Greylag Geese, 22 Canada Geese, 9 Shelduck, 130+ Gadwall, 150+ Teal, 57 Shoveler, 90+ Pochard, 66 Tufted Duck, 21 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 MARSH HARRIER, 1 PEREGRINE, 280+ Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 1 WOODCOCK, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Coal Tit, 4 Treecreeper, A large Starling murmuration; 40+ Redwing, 10 Lesser Redpoll, 12 Siskin (David Beresford). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

TORNE VALLEY – Auckley Common – 800+ Pink-footed Geese (Chip Rhodes)

TORNE VALLEY – Westwoodside, Lincs (SK747988) – 26 Mute Swan, 71 Whooper Swan and 6 BEWICK’S SWAN (Martin Taunton and Tony O’Neill)

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with some occasional scattered cloud and short overcast spells; dry throughout. Visibility: very good/good until 0300hrs; then mainly excellent, very occasionally good thereafter. Temperatures: +2.4°C to +1.1°C to +2.2°C to -0.8°C to +3.5°C to -0.9°C. Wind: 8mph-24mph gusting from 29mph-31mph during the late morning/early afternoon wholly from with the NW quarter. Surface pressure: 1001hPa-1018hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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