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Tuesday 19th March 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 Egyptian Goose, 1 Little Egret, 11 AVOCET, 22 Redshank, 5 Ringed Plover, 4 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, c.150 Lapwing (6+p sitting), 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Buzzard, 2 Shelduck, 6 Pochard, 2f Goosander on river. (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 4 Mute Swan, 7 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 21 Tufted Duck, 9 Mallard, 6 Pochard, 3f Goosander, 2 Gadwall, 1m+1f Goldeneye, 1 Teal, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 121 Coot, 1 Moorhen and 100+ BH Gull, 2 Shelduck over, 1 Buzzard, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 2s Chiffchaff, 1 Jay and 2 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 32 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 47 Gadwall, 16 Tufted Duck, 12 Teal, 10 Wigeon, 8 Mallard, 5 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 22 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 2 Red Legged Partridge, 182 BH Gull and 2 LBB Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Park – 2 Mistle Thrush and 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Manvers Lake – 4 WAXWING still present @ 0920hrs (Barnsley BSG and Adam Hutt per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 5 Shelduck, 2 Goldeneye, 2 Goosander, 1 BITTERN, 1 Little Egret, 31 Cormorant, 1 Buzzard, 1 GC Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 Common Gull, 4 LBB Gull, 11 WAXWING W @ 1105hrs. (RH), 1m BRAMBLING (Russ Haywood per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings (SE4102) – 5 Mute Swan, 53 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 127 Wigeon, 12 Teal, 9 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 6 Pochard, 4 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler, 12 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 3 Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 234 BH Gull, 3+ Skylark, 2 Pied Wagtail and 2 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Ravenfield Ponds (SK4895) – 8 Great Tit; 5 Blue Tit; 4 Long-tailed Tit; 2 Bullfinch; 8 Carrion Crow; 10+ Woodpigeon; 3 Mistle Thrush; 2 Moorhen; 2 Coot; 1 Buzzard; 5+ Blackbird; 2 Magpie; 3s Skylark; 4 Chaffinch (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 4 Great Crested Grebe; 2 Cormorant; 7 Mute Swan; 2 Gadwall; 59 Tufted Duck; 2 Kestrel; 3 Water Rail; 2d/p Lapwing; 150 Black-headed Gull; 1 Common Gull; 4 Herring Gull; 3 Stock Dove; 5s Skylark; 11s Wren; 21 Dunnock; 2s Song Thrush; 1 Fieldfare; 4p Long-tailed Tit; 2 Tree Sparrow; 12 (8s) Chaffinch; 30+ BRAMBLIING; 15 (6s) Reed Bunting; 5 (2s) Yellowhammer; 2s Chiffchaff (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 3 Whooper Swan, 2 Ringed Plover (Chip Rhodes). Added to Birdtrack. For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT – 2 Shelduck, 2 Egyptian Geese, 41 Wigeon, 8 Teal, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 9 Cormorant, 1 Buzzard, 5 little Grebe, 18 GC Grebe, 2 AVOCET, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 LRP, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Lapwing, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Redshank, 1 Snipe, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 BEARDED TIT (a new species for the site); 1 WATER/ROCK PIPIT (probably former, was flushed and flew off high over Beeston Plantation (Chris Robinson and John Burdall). Added to Birdtrack

Avocets at the Iport this afternoon © Chris Robinson 2019
The Bearded Tit at the Iport today © Chris Robinson 2019

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 3 Shelduck, 78 Wigeon, 51 Gadwall, 35 Teal, 1m PINTAIL, 91 Shoveler, 30 Pochard, 33 Tufted Duck, 1 BITTERN, 2 Little Egret, 9 Little Grebe, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1f+1i/m MARSH HARRIER, 1 Buzzard, 4 (2s/f) Water Rail, 2 Oystercatcher, 14 Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 4 Snipe, 2 Herring Gull, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Coal Tit (3+ territories), 2 WILLOW TIT, 1 Sand Martin over, 11s CETTI’S WARBLER, Long-tailed Tits n/b across the reserve; 11s Chiffchaff, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Song Thrush, c.120 Redwing, 1s Mistle Thrush, 4p Bullfinch, 2 Greenfinch, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 15 Siskin (Keith Lynes, Michael Bird, Dave Harding, Geoff Chatterton, David Horncastle, Gary Dyson, Sue Bird, Dave Carroll, Andy Dalton). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG. Added to Birdtrack.

WENT VALLEY – Campsall Church Field – 1 WILLOW TIT, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Kingfisher, 1p/d Sparrowhawk, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Teal, 7+ Lesser Redpoll (David Franklin)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast with occasional brighter and clear spells, dry throughout. Visibility: mainly poor/moderate, very occasionally very poor and occasionally good until 1000hrs; then very good until midday; then excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +6.4°C to +6.8°C to +3.7°C to +12.4°C to +?.?°C. Wind: 5mph-14mph variable in direction but wholly from within the SW quarter. Surface Pressure: 1023hPa-1026hPa-1025hPa-1026hPa-1025hPa-1027hPa. Fronts etc.: a N/S warm front and a N/SW occlusion moved SE over the District during the afternoon/early evening.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Full.
Crown copyright 2019, the Met Office


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