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Monday 21st January 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – Three skeins of Pink-footed Geese passed over west; 50+ at 11.30am, 80+ at 11.40am and 200+ at 12.10pm. On the open water were 4 Mute Swan, 16 Pochard, 9 Tufted Duck, 2m+7f Goosander, 5 Mallard, 5 Gadwall, 10 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 383 Coot, 1 Herring Gull and 1 Common Gull, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Jay and 4 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 1 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Geese, 57 Teal, 36 Wigeon, 20 Gadwall, 15 Mallard, 13 Tufted Duck, 7 Pochard, 3 Shoveler, 12 Cormorant, 25 Coot, 1 Buzzard, 7 Lapwing, 84 BH Gull, 9 Common Gull, 9 Herring Gull and 3 LBB Gull. Two Barn Owl and 1 LITTLE OWL were seen early AM by P. Kent and K. Fisher (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill village garden – 1 BLACK REDSTART (Barnsley BSG per Twitter Saturday 26/01/2019)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 500+ Pink-footed Geese W @ 1140hrs; (Gerald Lax per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 2 Mute Swan, 224 Canada Geese, 5 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 84 Wigeon, 17 Mallard, 13 Teal, 4 Shoveler, 3 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Pochard, 1 male Goosander, 1 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 39 Lapwing, 35 Golden Plover, 75 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 3 Skylark, 4 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush and 4 Greenfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res.(SK4995) – 5+ Teal; 6 Mallard; 1 Grey Heron; c.10 Bullfinch; c.300 Woodpigeon; 15+ Mistle Thrush (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Ravenfield Ponds (SK4895) – 1 Tawny Owl; 1 Tufted Duck; 2 Mallard; 2 Goldcrest; 1 Great Tit; 2 Coal Tit (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 2 Whooper Swan WNW @ 0825hrs (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 2 BITTERN, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher (Martin Roper)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 15 Great Crested Grebe (2p ‘d’; 7 Little Grebe; 6 Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron; 36 Mute Swan (most left W); 2 Pink-footed Goose; 110 Greylag Goose; 3p Gadwall; 1f Wigeon; 1m Teal; 10 Pochard; 54 Tufted Duck; 1 Buzzard; 1 Kestrel; 2 Water Rail; 2 Snipe; 150 Black-headed Gull; 1 Common Gull W; 11 Herring Gull (8S); 1 Great Black-backed Gull S; 11 Wren; 18 Dunnock; 27 Robin; 1s Song Thrush; 40 Blackbird; 10+ Long-tailed Tit; 17 Chaffinch; 12 Greenfinch; 17 Reed Bunting; 10 BRAMBLING; 2a Whooper Swan left S @ 0920hrs (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 41+ Whooper Swan, 150+ Pink-footed Geese NW, 2 BEWICK’S SWAN, 1 PEREGRINE, 28 Snipe, 1 Jack Snipe, 10 WOODCOCK (John Robinson and Colin Wall). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG. Added to Birdtrack

WENT VALLEY – Askern/Norton Common Bridleway – 1 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 4 Grey Partridge, 2 Treecreeper (David Franklin)

WENT VALLEY – Campsall CP – 2m Wigeon, 3 Shoveler (1m + 2f), 6 Teal, 11 Tufted Duck , 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Coal Tit (David Franklin)

WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res (SE6519) – 1f RED-BREASTED MERGANSER and 1a MEDITERRANEAN GULL in roost (Adrian Scutt). Added to Birdtrack

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast through the early hours, then brighter through the morning and early afternoon with some sunshine; then mainly overcast thereafter; dry throughout. Visibility: very poor/poor from 0500hr to 1000hrs; otherwise good/moderate. Temperatures: +3.6°C to -2.0°C to +5.7°C to +?.?°C. Wind: 5mph-8mph and wholly from within the NW quarter until 0400hrs; then 6mph to 1mph NE/E until 0600hrs; then 5mph to 14mph and wholly from the SW quarter thereafter. Surface pressure: 1024hPa-1008hPa. Fronts etc.: a weakening NE/SW cold front was over the District during the late morning/early afternoon and a N/S cold front was approaching from the west by late evening.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Full.
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