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Wednesday 13th February 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 15 Tufted Duck, 8 Gadwall, 4 Pochard, 4 female Goosander, 4 Mallard, a pair of Goldeneye, 8 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 296 Coot, 78 BH Gull, 8 Common Gull and 6 Herring Gull. Also present were 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 BARN OWL, 1 Green Woodpecker and c60 Lapwing over east at 1155hrs (Alan Whitehouse and Graham Speight per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 63 Canada Geese, 29 Teal, 27 Wigeon, 24 Gadwall, 9 Mallard, 3 Pochard, 1 male Goldeneye, 1 Shoveler. 3 Cormorant, 37 Coot, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Lapwing, c200 BH Gull, 4 Common Gull, 1 Herring Gull and 1 LBB Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1c BITTERN, 1s Water Rail, 1c CETTI’S WARBLER, c.50 Redpoll, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Green Woodpecker, G. C. Grebe, Little Grebe, 2 Goosander, 4 Oystercatcher, 3 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, Kestrel, 25 Pochard, 5 Goldeneye (Gerald Lax per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 1p Gadwall; 4 Tufted Duck; 8 Coot; 1 Little Grebe – 1 – first ‘trilling’ bird of year; 1p Mute Swan; 80 Black-headed Gull; 3 Common Gull; 2 Moorhen; 6 (1s) Reed Bunting; 8 (2s) Skylark; 1 ‘d’ Great Spotted Woodpecker; 1 Kestrel; 1 Buzzard; 1 Stock Dove (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 1 Little Egret (Colin Bradford per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

IPORT AREA – 8 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Geese, 2 Shelduck, 14 Gadwall, 133 Wigeon, 3 Teal, 5 Pochard, c.25 Tufted Duck, 9 Little Grebe, 3 GC Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 49 Coot, 1+ RINGED PLOVER through (ho), 1 Redshank, 15+ (7s) Skylark, 4 Meadow Pipit, 1 WATER PIPIT (JB), 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, c.80 Linnet, 12 Reed Bunting (Gary Johnston, John Burdall and Chris Robinson)

MALTBY – 1 RED KITE over (Darren Rochell)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 30+ Siskin, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Jack Snipe, 10+ Bullfinch in a flock; 10+ Long-Tailed Tit, 1 Song Thrush, 2s CETTI’S WARBLER, 4 Shelduck (Ray Harrison, Paul Paddock, Gary Johnston). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

SOUTH ELMSALL – High Street – 1 RED KITE SE (Mark Spedding)

SOUTH ELMSALL – Mill Lane – 4 WAXWING in apple tree opposite The Barnsley Oak PH (Mark Spedding and Colin Bradford)

One of the four Waxwing on Mill Lane, South Elmsall today © Colin Bradford 2019

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast until mid-morning, then mainly clear skies with variable amounts of scattered cloud thereafter; dry throughout. Visibility: good/moderate until 0700hrs; then very good/excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +8.3°C to +7.8°C to +8.1°C to +7.3°C to 11.2°C to +11.0°C to +11.3°C to +5.7°C. Wind: 21mph-8mph, very occasionally gusting to 29mph, SW/SSW throughout. Surface Pressure: 1031hPa-1029hPa-1030hPa-1029hPa-1030hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – First quarter.
Crown copyright 2019, the Met Office


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