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Tuesday 26th March 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 25 AVOCET, 42 Redshank, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher, 7 Snipe, 2p Pochard, 1 BARNACLE GOOSE, 1 Egyptian Goose, 15 Fieldfare (Gary Haywood and Ken Foundation per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 6 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 7 Gadwall, 7 Tufted Duck, 3f Goosander, 1m+2f Goldeneye, 2 Mallard, 1f Pochard, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 87 Coot, 1 Moorhen and 6 Herring Gull. Also present were 1 BITTERN, 1 Buzzard and 1 Kingfisher (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior and Dave Waddington per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 51 Canada Geese, 47 Gadwall, 26 Tufted Duck, 12 Wigeon, 11 Teal, 8 Mallard, 5 Pochard, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Red Legged Partridge, 1 Little Egret, 31 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 9 Lapwing, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank, 150+ BH Gull and 2 LBB Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 Goldeneye, 2 BITTERN, 19 Cormorant, 1 RED KITE S @ 0940hrs, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 LRP, 1 Redshank, c.4000 BH Gull, 2a MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 BARN OWL, 2 Sand Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 BRAMBLING (Jeff Wragg, Gerald Lax and Russ Haywood per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 2 Mute Swan, 42 Canada Geese, 5 Greylag, 102 Wigeon, 15 Mallard, 14 Teal, 9 Tufted Duck, 7 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 2f Goosander, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 3 Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Redshank, 150+ BH Gull, 4+ Skylark, 4 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush and 2 Pied Wagtail. Late morning S. Roebuck had a Little Ringed Plover (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Barnby Dun Sailing Lake – 2 HOUSE MARTIN (151) (Keith Lindley)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 5 Great Crested Grebe; 49 Mute Swan; 2 Gadwall; 39 Tufted Duck; 2 Kestrel; 400 Black-headed Gull; 1 (3cy) Herring Gull; 6s Skylark; 6 Sand Martin; 13 Wren; 31 Dunnock; 30 Robin; 2s Song Thrush; 12 Blackbird; 4s Chiffchaff; 17 Chaffinch; 3p Bullfinch; 16+ BRAMBLING; 9 Reed Bunting (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

TORNE VALLEY – Wroot – 1 SWALLOW W (152) (John Robinson)

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 1 WHEATEAR (Mark Spedding per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks SK6693) – 15 Shelduck, 1 GREEN-WINGED TEAL, 6 AVOCET, 2 LRP, 3 Ringed Plover, 8 Redshank, 5 RUFF (Rich Collis)

IPORT AREA – 18 Mute Swan, 1 Whooper Swan, 6 Shelduck, 2 Egyptian Geese, 4 Little Egret, 10 AVOCET, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 LRP, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4+ Redshank, 1 Snipe, 5 Redwing, c.25 Fieldfare, 1 Chiffchaff (Gary Johnston and Chris Robinson)

Whooper Swan at the Iport late this afternoon © Chris Robinson 2019

MARR FARM SHOP – 1p Yellowhammer (Yvonne Welsh)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 5 Shelduck, 38 Gadwall, 39 Teal, 122 Shoveler, 15 Pochard, 22 Tufted Duck, 1 BITTERN, 4 Little Egret, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 1 Grey Heron, 15 Little Grebe, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 1 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 3 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzard, 1 PEREGRINE, 2 Oystercatcher, 6 Lapwing, 12 Snipe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 12 Sand Martin SW; 4s Coal Tit, 2 WILLOW TIT, 1s Goldcrest, 16 Chiffchaff, 4 CETTI’S WARBLER, 2 Treecreeper, 2 Reed Bunting (Dave Carroll, Sue Bird, Keith Lynes, Michael Bird, Phil Goucher, Dougie Smith, Dave Harding, Adrian Andruchiw and John Burdall). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

WRANGBROOK/UPTON AREA – 1 PEREGRINE (Paddy Martin)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCAL – Weather: mixture off clear, overcast and cloudy but bright skies; dry throughout. Visibility: good/very good until 1400hrs; then excellent/very good thereafter. Temperatures: +2.0°C to +0.8°C to +11.9°C to +7.6°C. Wind: 6mph-9mph wholly from SW quarter until 1000hrs; then 16mph-6mph wholly from the NW quarter thereafter. Surface Pressure: 1035hPa-1032hPa-1033hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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