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Friday 8th March 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Shelduck, 1 Muscovy Duck, 3 AVOCET, 11 Redshank, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Snipe, 200+ Lapwing some displaying; 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 3 Mute Swan, 14 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 7 Pochard, 5 Gadwall, 2f Goosander, 1m+1f Goldeneye, 1 Shoveler, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 147 Coot, 92 BH Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 1 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 3 Buzzard, 1 Grey Heron and 1 Green Woodpecker (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 46 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 52 Gadwall, 26 Teal, 19 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 6 Wigeon, 4 Shoveler, 2 Pochard, 8+ Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 35 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 2 Kestrel, 9 Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, 154 BH Gull and 4 Herring Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 4 Mute Swan, 104 Canada Geese, 1 Shelduck, 148 Wigeon, 11 Shoveler, 10 Gadwall, 8 Mallard, 6 Teal, 5 Goosander, 1 Tufted Duck, 7 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 6 Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Dunlin, 229 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull, 3+ Skylark and 1 Treecreeper (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. (SK4995) – 1p Teal; 3 Coot; 2 Moorhen; 1 Grey Wagtail; 2d Buzzard; 20+ Fieldfare; 5+ Redwing; 30+ Starling; 2 Mistle Thrush; 2m (1s) Chaffinch; 3 Goldfinch; 4 Bullfinch; 2 Reed Bunting; 2 Tree Sparrow; 1 Goldcrest; 1 Coal Tit; 14 Long-tailed Tit (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silver Wood (SK4893) – 1s Chiffchaff. Earliest-ever for Silverwood area (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 2 Greylag Geese, 2 Mute Swan, 5 Buzzard, 6 Pochard (4m 2f), 1 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel 3 Grey Heron, 4 GC Grebe one pair mating on the spit, 6 Little Grebe (Martin Roper). Added to Birdtrack.

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Lock – 1 Grey Heron (Martin Roper). Added to Birdtrack.

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 6 Great Crested Grebe; 15 Mute Swan; 21 Grey Heron; 36 Canada Goose; 2m Pochard; 46 Tufted Duck; 2cr Pheasant; 200+ Black-headed Gull; 1a Herring Gull; 4s Wren; 29 (17s) Dunnock; 16 (11s) Robin; 1s Song Thrush; 3p Long-tailed Tit; 15 (11s) Chaffinch; 22 BRAMBLING; 17 (5s) Reed Bunting; 2 Yellowhammer; 3 Water Rail; 5s Skylark (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 4 Shelduck, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Grey Partridge, 4 Lapwing, 1 PEREGRINE, 3 Chiffchaff, 23 Meadow Pipit (Bryan Wainwright and NE Staff). Added to Birdtrack.

IDLE VALLEY – Hagg Lane Flash (Notts – SK6793/S) – 1+ MARSH HARRIER, 16 Redshank, 1 Sand Martin (Steve Furber)

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks) SK6693 – 1 GREEN-WINGED TEAL, 15 Redshank (probably same as birds also seen on Hagg Lane Flash), 1 RUFF (Steve Furber)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 3 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret, 1f MARSH HARRIER, 1 Buzzard over; 1 Curlew left W, 5 Snipe, 5 Common Gull, 1s Goldcrest, 1 WILLOW TIT, 2s CETTI’S WARBLER, 2s Chiffchaff, 1s Siskin, 2 Lesser Redpoll, 1p Bullfinch (Sue and Roger Bird ). Added to Birdtrack. For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

WADWORTH – Wilsic Lane – 1 LITTLE OWL (Paul Bibby)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly cloudy but bright, with occasional periods of clear skies until early afternoon; then overcast with some rain until late evening; then bright but cloudy. Visibility: very good/good throughout. Temperatures: +?.?°C to +8.2°C to +6.9°C. Wind: ?mph-17mph SW until late afternoon; then 15mph-23mph but gusting from 29mph-32mph and variable in direction but wholly from the SW quarter thereafter. Surface Pressure: ????hPa-1010hPa-1003hPa. Fronts etc.: a series of occluded and cold fronts moved E over the District through the course of the day.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent.
Crown copyright 2019, the Met Office


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