Wednesday 20th March 2019


BIRD REPORTS

BESSACARR – 4 Sparrowhawk together and 4 Buzzard together this morning (Jon Evans and Richard Scott). Added to Birdtrack.

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 18 Tufted Duck, 6 Gadwall, 4 Wigeon, 3 Pochard, 3 Mallard, 1m+2f Goldeneye, 1f Goosander, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 104 Coot and c100 BH Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Green Woodpecker, 6s Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Bullfinch, 3+m Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 14 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 45 Gadwall, 23 Tufted Duck, 20+ Teal,16 Wigeon, 15 Mallard, 3 Pochard, 2 Shoveler, 7+ Little Grebe, 35 Coot, 1 Kestrel, 2 Red Legged Partridge, 8 Lapwing, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 150+ BH Gull and 6 Herring Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Mexborough North Ings (SE4802) – 6 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 5 Mute Swans, 3 Teal, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 9 Lapwing, 4 Linnet, 10+ Skylark, 1 Snipe. 1 Meadow Pipit, 9 Lapwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 15 Reed Bunting, 2 Red Legged Partridge (Mark Wigglesworth). Entered on Birdtrack by MW.

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 Green Sandpiper, 5 Redshank, 1 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 8 Shelduck, 3 Goldeneye, 1s Chiffchaff, 1 ‘b’ BITTERN (Chris Harris per Twitter)

Wombwell Ings – 3 Mute Swan, 41 Canada Geese, 11 Greylag, 3 Shelduck, c150 Wigeon, 15 Mallard, 13 Shoveler, 13 Teal, 9 Tufted Duck, 8 Pochard, 6 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 1 Buzzard, 3 Lapwing, 3 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 248 BH Gull and 3+ Skylark. P. Kent also had 2 Ringed Plover, 1 calling Little Ringed Plover over, 1 Treecreeper and 1 Redwing. On Doveside, K. Fisher had 2 Kingfisher, 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker and 2 Chiffchaff. A. Hutt had a WHITE WAGTAIL in the excavations in the back field (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough – Spring Lane – 1 Chiffchaff heard 0920; 1 Redwing, 3 Buzzard, 1 GS Woodpecker (Simon Noble). Added to Birdtrack.

DON VALLEY – Thorpe Marsh NR (SE5909Z) – 2 LRP, 3 Green Sandpiper (Stuart Chester). Added to Birdtrack.

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh Tip (SK4596 and SK4696) – 1 WOODCOCK; 8 Bullfinch; 2 Buzzard; 7s Chiffchaff; 4 Mistle Thrush; 9 Chaffinch; 12 Goldfinch; 2 Cormorant; 2 Greenfinch (Per today’s SBSG-RECENT NEWS)

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 2 Gadwall, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 BARN OWL, 3 Kestrel (Paul and Liz Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp). Added to Birdtrack.

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks) SK6693 – 1 GREEN-WINGED TEAL (Steve Furber). Added to Birdtrack

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies, with variable levels of cloud from zero to overcast during the early hours, dry throughout. Visibility: very good/good throughout. Temperatures: +7.2°C to +7.4°C to +7.1°C to +16.3°C to +?.?°C. Wind: 13mph-7mph wholly from within the SW quarter. Surface Pressure: 1028hPa-1030hPa-1029hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Full.
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