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Thursday 7th March 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 10 Redshank, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Buzzard. One of the Redshank was ringed at Levington Lagoon in Suffolk has returned for a 3rd successive year (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 PINTAIL, 5 Goldeneye, 1 Goosander, 1 BITTERN, 1 Grey Heron, 18 Cormorant, 1 Water Rail, 5 Oystercatcher, c.40 Lapwing, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, c.1500 BH Gull, 1 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 3 BRAMBLING, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER, (Barnsley BSG per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 3 Great Crested Grebe; 2 Little Grebe; 4 Cormorant; 20 Mute Swan; 29 Greylag Goose (9S); 13Canada Goose and 1 grey feral; 2m Pochard; 48 Tufted Duck; 1 Buzzard; 2 Red-legged Partridge; 1cr Pheasant; 2 Water Rail; 2 Stock Dove; 1 Little Owl; 4s Skylark; 3p Long-tailed Tit; 1m STONECHAT; 10 (4s) Chaffinch; 7 Bullfinch; 8 Reed Bunting; 1 Yellowhammer; 26 BRAMBLING (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

IDLE VALLEY – Hagg Lane Flash (Notts – SK6793/S) – 1 GREEN-WINGED TEAL (Per today’s NOTTINGHAMSHIRE BIRDWATCHERS-SIGHTINGS)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1p/d MARSH HARRIER, 2 Snipe, 2 Kingfisher, c30 Siskin (Andy Dalton). Added to Birdtrack. For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCAL – Weather: mainly cloudy but bright, with occasional overcast skies and clear skies; some rain fell from late morning onwards. Visibility: excellent/very good throughout. Temperatures: +7.0°C to +3.7°C to +7.3°C to +?.?°C. Wind: 13mph-30mph gusting from 30mph-44mph from mid-morning to late afternoon, wholly from the SW quarter; then 21mph-14mph, wholly from the NW thereafter. Surface Pressure: 982hPa-1000hPa. Fronts etc.: a series of fronts moved NE over the District through the course of the day.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – New.
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