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Tuesday 26th February 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 5 Ringed Plover, 6 Redshank, 3 Snipe, 1 Shelduck, 25 Meadow Pipit, 1s Chiffchaff (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 6 Mute Swan, 13 Tufted Duck, 6 Gadwall, 6 Pochard, 5 Mallard, 2 Teal, 1f Goosander, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 153 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 69 BH Gull, 2 Herring Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 1 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Brickworks Pond – 2 Goosander, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Jay, 1s Chiffchaff and 2 Redpoll (K Fisher via Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 69 Canada Geese, 29 Gadwall, 22 Teal, 13 Tufted Duck, 6 Wigeon, 5 Pochard, 4 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 42 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 4 Snipe, 1 Kestrel, 9 Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, 238 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 LBB Gull and 1 Herring Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 3 BITTERN, 1 Whooper Swan, 4 Shelduck, 12 Goldeneye, 20 Goosander, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 2 GC Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Oystercatcher, c.50 Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1(2cy) Yellow Legged Gull, c.500 Black Headed Gull, 2 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1m BEARDED TIT , 7 BRAMBLING, 1 Lesser Redpoll (Gerald Lax and Barnsley BSG per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 4 Mute Swan, 78 Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 9 Shelduck, 174 Wigeon, 18 Pochard, 9 Shoveler, 8 Mallard, 8 Teal, 6m+2f Goosander, 7 Gadwall, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 13 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 162 BH Gull and 1 Common Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Edenthorpe – 11 (3s) CORN BUNTING (Stuart Chester). Added to Birdtrack.

DON VALLEY – Rawmarsh – 2 Whooper Swan S @ 0728hrs (Russ Haywood per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 6 Whooper Swan (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 8 Great Crested Grebe; 2 Little Grebe; 2 Cormorant; 39 Mute Swan; 28 Greylag Goose; 5 Gadwall; 1 Pochard; 43 Tufted Duck; 1i/f Kestrel; 2 ‘cr’ Pheasant; 2 Water Rail; c.30 (4d) Lapwing; c.100 Black-headed Gull; 1 Common Gull S; 1a Herring Gull; 1 Stock Dove; 4s Skylark; 27 (20s) Dunnock; 29 (20s) Robin; 4s Song Thrush; 10+ Fieldfare; 11 Great Tit; 18 Blue Tit; 5p Long-tailed Tit; 23 Carrion Crow; 2c Tree Sparrow; 13 (8s) Chaffinch; 16 BRAMBLING; 6 Bullfinch; 21 (2s) Reed Bunting; 3 (1s) Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 25+ Whooper Swan, 9+ Buzzard, 7 Oystercatcher, 1 Kestrel, 1 PEREGRINE, 1p STONECHAT, 1s Chiffchaff (John Robinson, Colin Wall and Rich Collis). Added to Birdtrack.

IDLE VALLEY – Austerfield – 1 Buzzard, 1c Tawny Owl and c.15 Redpoll NE (Chris Robinson)

IDLE VALLEY – Hagg Lane Flash (Notts – SK6793/S) – 21 Redshank (Rich Collis)

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks – SK6693) – 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Dunlin, 10 Redshank, 3 RUFF (Rich Collis)

IPORT – 20 Whooper Swan, 3 Oystercatcher, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Redshank (Bob Usher)

MISSON SPRINGS – Finningley GP – 17 Shelduck, 1 GC Grebe, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Green Sandpiper (Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 Whooper Swan, 4 Shelduck, 160 Gadwall, 30 Teal, 60 Shoveler, 15 Pochard,40 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Egret, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 2 MARSH HARRIER, 7 Buzzard, 3 Oystercatcher, 50 Lapwing, 1 BARN OWL, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Goldcrest, 4s Coal Tit, 1 Skylark, 5s Chiffchaff, 5 CETTI’S WARBLER, 4 Treecreeper, 4 Song Thrush, 10 Lesser Redpoll, 5 Siskin. BUFFER AREA – Coronation Area – 1 Water Rail, 1 JACK SNIPE, 2 CETTI’S WARBLER (Keith Lynes, Michael Bird, Helen Womack, Phil Goucher, Dougie Smith, Dave Carroll, Sue Bird, Sheila Bury, Chris Bell, Andy Dalton, John Burdall, visitor reports). Added to Birdtrack. For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res (SE6519) – 1 r-h SMEW, 1 r-h RED-BREASTED MERGANSER (Adrian Scutt)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: clear skies and dry throughout. Visibility: good/moderate throughout. Temperatures: +6.3°C to +3.0°C to +16.0°C to +?.?°C. Wind: 2mph to 8mph, wholly from the SE quarter. Surface Pressure: 1037hPa-102?hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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