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Monday 4th February 2019

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BIRD REPORTS 

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 PEREGRINE, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 12 Grey Partridge, 300+ Lapwing, 5 Snipe, 370 Wigeon, 115 Teal, 43 Gadwall, c.50 Mallard, on the river 4 Tufted Duck, 1f Goosander, 1 Little Grebe (Gary Stones)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 5+3j Mute Swan, 11 Greylag, 10 Canada Geese, 11 Pochard, 6 Mallard, 6 Gadwall, 3 Tufted Duck, 1f Goosander, 1 Teal, 11 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 399 Coot, 15 Herring Gull, 7 Common Gull, 3 LBB Gull, 1 Kestrel (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash – 40% ice-covered. Noted were 100+ Canada Geese, 107 Wigeon, 38 Teal, 33 Mallard, 21 Gadwall, 7 Pochard, 6 Shoveler, 6 Tufted Duck, 8 Cormorant, 33 Coot, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Lapwing, 202 BH Gull, 10 Common Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 2 LBB Gull and 1 Mistle Thrush (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302)BRAMBLING and Yellowhammer on the Tree Sparrow Farm (Austin W per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 98% ice-covered – 4 Mute Swan, 194 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 11 Mallard, 2 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 7 Moorhen, 84 Lapwing, 30+ Golden Plover, 88+ BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Mistle Thrush and 2 Reed Bunting. On the R. Dearne, near the bridge, were 3m+1f Goosander (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Barnby Dun to Trumfleet – 1 BARN OWL (Keith Saunders)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 20+ Black-headed Gull; 20 Tufted Duck; 2 Mute Swan; 1 Buzzard; 1 Meadow Pipit; 5 Carrion Crow; 3 Magpie (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Pit Top – 2 Nuthatch; 2 Treecreeper; 8+ Long-tailed Tit; 5 Great Tit; 7 Blue Tit; 1d/p Kestrel (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Pit Wood – 6+ Nuthatch; 5+ BRAMBLING; 10+ Chaffinch; 5 Treecreeper; 4 Goldcrest; 20+ Long-tailed Tit; 7 Great Tit; 9 Blue Tit; 50+ Woodpigeon (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS).

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP – 18 Great Crested Grebe; 5 Little Grebe; 186 Greylag Goose; 121 Canada Goose; 18 Mute Swan; 4 Gadwall; 2 Water Rail; 100 Woodpigeon N; 1 LITTLE OWL; 21 (12s) Robin; 1 Mistle Thrush; 5 Fieldfare; 14 Chaffinch; 40 Goldfinch; 12 Bullfinch; 11 Reed Bunting; 6 Yellowhammer; 26 BRAMBLING (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – c.500 Pink-footed Geese, 1m MARSH HARRIER, 2 PEREGRINE (Chip Rhodes). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG. Added to Birdtrack

IPORT LAKES – 4 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag Geese, c.50 Wigeon, 12 Gadwall, c.10 Mallard, 12 Teal, 64 Pochard, c.40 Tufted Duck, 1 Goldeneye, 14 Little Grebe, 3 G C Grebe, 4+ (2s) Grey Partridge, c.100 Lapwing, 3 Redshank, 1 Jack Snipe, 3 Snipe, c.100 BH Gull, 4 GBB Gull, 2 Blackbird, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 WATER PIPIT, 1 Pied Wagtail, c.60 Linnet (Chris Robinson). Added to Birdtrack.

Water Pipit at the Iport this afternoon

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 49 species including 1 Water Rail, 2 CETTI’S WARBLER, 2 Lesser Redpoll (Stuart Churchill). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG Added to Birdtrack by SC.

WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res (SE6519) – 1 RED-BREASTED MERGANSER, 1 Oystercatcher and 2 BRAMBLING (Adrian Scutt). Added to Birdtrack

WEATHER REPORTS (based on Scampton)

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with some scattered cloud until late afternoon; then clear skies; dry throughout. Visibility: very good/excellent throughout. Temperatures: +4.6°C to +8.6°C to -1.2°C. Wind: 14mph-21mph gusting from 34mph-29mph during the early hours and early morning frm SW quarter throughout. Surface pressure: 1017Pa-1011hPa-1021hPa. Fronts etc.: a weakening N/SW cold front moved rapidly SE over the District during the early afternoon.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – New.
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