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Friday 8th February 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) –5 Canada Geese, 23 Teal, 12 Wigeon, 11 Tufted Duck, 7 Gadwall, 6 Mallard, 1m+4f Goosander, 4 Shoveler, 1 male Goldeneye, 3 Cormorant, 29 Coot, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel 2 Green Sandpiper, 91 BH Gull, 4 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, c20 Redwing and 15+ Fieldfare (Alan Whitehouse per today’s Barnsley Bird Sightings

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 6 Shelduck, 24 Goosander, 12 Goldeneye, 19 Cormorant, 1c BITTERN, 9 Little Egret, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk,  3 Buzzard, c.90 Lapwing, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 4 Lesser black-backed, 2 Herring Gull, c.70 Woodpigeon, c.3000r Starling, 1 BRAMBLING, 2 Yellowhammer (Paul Gould per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, c300 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 78 Wigeon, 8m+10f Goosander, 8 Mallard, 8 Teal, 7 Shoveler, 5 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 6 Moorhen, 5 Coot, 76 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 6 Skylark and 2 Pied Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK 4796) – 12 Great Crested Grebe; 3 Little Grebe; 2 Cormorant; 21 Mute Swan; 2 Gadwall; 10 Pochard; 31 Tufted Duck; 1 Water Rail; 12 Moorhen; 110+ Coot; 80 Lapwing; 100 Black-headed Gull; 3 Herring Gull; 1s Skylark; 12 Great Tit; 34+ Goldfinch; 4 Greenfinch; 8 Reed Bunting; 2 Yellowhammer; 4 BRAMBLING (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS).

IPORT AREA – c.130 Wigeon. 17 Gadwall, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Great crested Grebe, c.100 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 2 Redshank, c.30 Herring Gull, c.20 GBB Gull, c.100 Woodpigeon, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, c.10 Linnet (Chris Robinson)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast with some heavy downpours until early evening ; then mainly clear skies with some scattered cloud and occasional showers thereafter. Visibility: mainly excellent/very good, occasionally good. Temperatures: +4.9°C to +11.7°C to +6.?°C. Wind: 11mph-17mph SSW until 0500hrs; then 18mph-28mph but gusting 30mph-39mph SSW/SW/S thereafter. Surface Pressure: 1004hPa-986hPa-987hPa. Fronts etc.: two N/S warm fronts and a N/S cold front moved rapidly NE over the District through the course of the day ahead of storm Eric.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent.
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