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Friday 22nd February 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 AVOCET, 5 Golden Plover, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, 2 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Grey Partridge, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, c.250 BH Gull, 5 Common Gull, 5 Herring Gull (Ian Morris per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 3 Mute Swan, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Mallard, 5 Teal, 10 Gadwall, 17 Tufted Duck, 6 Pochard, 5 Goldeneye, 4 Goosander, 7 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 230 Coot, 4 Snipe, 1 Buzzard 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, 2 Green Woodpecker, 3m Reed Bunting, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Curlew, 1 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher (John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 1 Curlew, 1 WILLOW TIT in car park (Barnsley BSG and Martin Wells per Twitter)

DONCASTER LAKESIDE (SE5901) – 1m Goosander (Richard Scott)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 2 Kingfisher, 3 (2d) GC Grebe, 1(f) Goldeneye, 1 Water Rail, 2 Buzzard, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Green Woodpecker (Martin Roper)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh – 1 BARN OWL (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 4 Great Crested Grebe; 3 Little Grebe; 24 Mute Swan; 3p Gadwall; 1m Pochard; 47 Tufted Duck; 2 Water Rail; 1 Ringed Plover W (ho); 40 Lapwing; 350+ Black-headed Gull; 5 Herring Gull; 1 LITTLE OWL; 4s Skylark; 30 (19s) Dunnock; 25 (14s) Robin; 5s Song Thrush; 20 Fieldfare; 20 Magpie; 19 (9s) Chaffinch; 22 BRAMBLING at 0955; 10 Greenfinch; 9 Bullfinch; 16 (2s) Reed Bunting; 3 Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1f MERLIN, 1 STONECHAT (Mark Paine and Colin Wall). Added to Birdtrack.

IPORT & DAW LANE – 17 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Geese, c.130 Wigeon, 2 Shelduck, 9 Pochard, c.30 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 9 GC Grebe, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kestrel, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 WATER PIPIT again by mouth of stream (SE corner) before flying onto field, 1s Mistle Thrush, c.40 Linnet, 1 Yellowhammer, c.10 Reed Bunting (Chris Robinson). Added to Birdtrack.

Distant Water Pipit on field SW of entry stream this afternoon © Chris Robinson 2019

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 4 Shelduck, c.130 Wigeon (same as Iport), 1 BITTERN, 4 Little Egret, 10 (4d/p) Great Crested Grebe, 1f MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5+ Buzzard, 250 Lapwing, 2 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Goldcrest, 1s Coal Tit, 7s CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 Treecreeper, 2s Song Thrush, 1s Mistle Thrush, 4p Bullfinch. BUFFER ZONE – Short Lane Fields – 50 Redwing (Sue Bird Roger Bird Dave Carroll and visitor records)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with occasional scattered cloud. Visibility: moderate/poor until 0900hrs; then very good/good until 1000hrs; then moderate/poor thereafter. Temperatures: +7.1°C to +7.9°C to +5.2°C to +15.2°C to +7.0°C. Wind: 7mph to 2mph, from SW quarter until 1000hrs; then 3mph-10mph, SSE/SE thereafter. Surface Pressure: 1030hPa-1035hPa-1034hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waning gibbous.
Crown copyright 2019, the Met Office


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