Friday 29th March 2019


BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 Grey Heron, 14 Mute Swan, 1 Egyptian Goose, 1 Pink Footed Goose, 4 Shelduck, 2 Pochard, 20 AVOCET, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 45 Redshank, 27 Snipe, 1 Golden Plover, 2 Grey Partridge, 2 Chiffchaff (Nigel Smith per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 6 Mute Swan, 11 Greylag, 6 Canada Geese, 13 Tufted Duck, 6 Pochard, 2 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 1m+1f Goldeneye, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 77 Coot, 150+ BH Gull, 13 Herring Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 3 Buzzard, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Grey Wagtail and 2 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 48 Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 49 Gadwall, 26 Tufted Duck, 14 Teal, 8 Wigeon, 7 Mallard, 6 Pochard, 5 Little Grebe, 34 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 7 Lapwing, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank, 1 Snipe, 1 Little Ringed Plover and 3 Herring Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Denaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) – 6 AVOCET, 2 Grey Wagtail c/nm, 20 Grey Heron, 2 Green Woodpecker, 5 Mute Swan, 1 Shelduck, 12 Tufted Duck, 8 Gadwall, 21 Teal, 15 Chiffchaff (Mark Wigglesworth). Entered on BirdTrack by MW.

DEARNE VALLEY – Mexborough North Ings (SE4802) – 4 Mute Swans, 8 Greylag Geese, 8+ Skylarks, 4 Lapwing, 3 Linnet (Mark Wigglesworth). Entered on Birdtrack by MW.

DEARNE VALLEY – Warbler Way – 16s Chiffchaff, 1s CETTI’S WARBLER, 1s Blackcap and 2 ‘y’ Green Woodpeckers. Also present were 1 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel and 4 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 2 Mute Swan, 55 Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 3 Shelduck, 104 Wigeon, 21 Teal, 17 Gadwall, 11 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 2m+3f Goosander, 1 Shoveler, 1 Grey Heron, 13 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 4 Lapwing, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Redshank, 75 BH Gull, 4+ Skylark, 1 Mistle Thrush, 5 Meadow Pipit, 1 Treecreeper and 2 Reed Bunting. Early AM P.Kent also had 2 Blackcap, 6 Snipe and 1 Little Ringed Plover (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Barnby Dun – Canal & River Don – 1 Goosander and 2s Blackcap (Stuart Chester)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 6 (1p/d) Great Crested Grebe; 31 Mute Swan; 2 Gadwall; 1m Teal; 52 Tufted Duck; 1p Kestrel; 1 Water Rail; 2p/d Lapwing; 200+ Black-headed Gull; 2a Lesser Black-backed Gull W; 5s Skylark; 5s Chiffchaff; 8 (4s) Reed Bunting; 3 Yellowhammer; 9 BRAMBLING; 1 Tree Sparrow (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 LRP, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 1 SHORT-EARED OWL, 1 PEREGRINE, 1m STONECHAT, (Daz Watson). Added to Birdtrack. For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG.

IPORT AREA – 1p/n Greylag Goose, 16 Mute Swan, 1 Whooper Swan, 2 Shelduck, 2 Egyptian Geese, 1 Wigeon, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 2 AVOCET, 4 Oystercatcher, 5+ LRP, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Redshank, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Meadow Pipit, 20+ Linnet, 15+ Goldfinch, 3 Reed Bunting, 5 Yellowhammer (Chris Robinson and John Burdall).

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1p Mute Swan; 6 Gadwall; 4 Teal; 1 Pochard; 2 (1’b’) BITTERN; 5 Little Egret; 1f MARSH HARRIER; 3 Little Grebe; 4 Buzzard; 3 Oystercatcher; 4 Snipe; 1 ‘y’ Green Woodpecker; 9s CETTI’S WARBLER; 15+s Chiffchaff; 10s Blackcap; 2p Bullfinch (Vernon Barker, Pat and Janet Heath). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG.

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: clear skies and dry throughout. Visibility: good/moderate throughout. Temperatures: +7.5°C to +5.5°C to +16.6°C to +8.4°C to +9.6°C. Wind: 13mph-6mph variable in direction but wholly from SW quarter. Surface Pressure: 1032hPa-1023hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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