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Friday 5th April 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 Grey Heron, 7 Mute Swan, 21 Shoveler, 2 Pochard, 8 Tufted Duck, 8 AVOCET, 2 Oystercatcher, 6 Ringed Plover, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Snipe, 1 Black Tailed Godwit, 19 Redshank, 2 Grey Partridge, 1 Swallow, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Green Woodpecker (Nigel Smith per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 8 Mute Swan, 8 Greylag, 3 Canada Geese, 4 Tufted Duck, 4 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 2 Pochard, 6 Little Grebe, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 68+3y Coot, 4 COMMON TERN E @ 1202hrs; 11 Herring Gull and 1 Common Gull, 1 Kestrel, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Jay, 9 Sand Martin, 2 Bullfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – TPT – Bolton Ings to Wombwell Ings – 5s Chiffchaff, 3s Blackcap (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 23 Canada Geese 1 Greylag, 39 Gadwall, 18+ Tufted Duck, 9 Pochard, 6 Mallard, 4 Wigeon, 4 Teal, 3 Shoveler, 2 Little Egret, 6 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Red Legged Partridge, 23 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 7+ Lapwing, 3 Oystercatcher and 3 Herring Gull. A Willow Warbler and a Chiffchaff were singing in the car park (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Denaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) – 2 Shelduck, 2m Pochard, 2 Grey Heron, 12 AVOCET, 2 Stock Dove, 1m Kestrel (Paul & Barbara Shepherd)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 Little Egret, 4 COMMON TERN, presumed same as Bolton Ings (John Seevior and Gerald Lax per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 29 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 116 Wigeon, 15 Shoveler, 14 Teal, 13 Gadwall, 9 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 1m+2f Goosander, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 18 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 6+ Lapwing, 3 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 45+ BH Gull, 4 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Pied Wagtail and 1 WHITE WAGTAIL (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Flash (SE5300F) – 1f Goosander, 4 Buzzard, 10 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 15+ Sand Martin, (Martin Roper)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 GREY PLOVER N (161) (Mark Paine). Added to Birdtrack. For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IDLE VALLEY – Misson – Slaynes Lane (Notts) – 2 WATER PIPIT (Lance Degnan). Added to Birdtrack.

IDLE VALLEY – Austerfield – Newington Flash (S Yorks) – 1 GREEN-WINGED TEAL and 3 LRP (Mark Roberts). Added to Birdtrack.

IPORT – 2 Egyptian Geese, 2 Shelduck, 1 Wigeon, 6 Teal, 3 Pochard, 2 Little Egret, 5 Oystercatcher, 6 AVOCET, 3 Ringed Plover, 9 LRP, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3+ Redshank, 150+ Sand Martin, 1 Swallow NE, 2 WHEATEAR, 1 WHITE WAGTAIL (Gary Johnston and Chris Robinson). Added to Birdtrack.

One of the Wheatear at the Iport today © Gary Johnston 2019
White Wagtail at the Iport this afternoon © Chris Robinson 2019
Common Sandpiper at the Iport Lakes this afternoon © Chris Robinson 2019

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 4 Shelduck, c.20 Wigeon, 2 BITTERN, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 2 MARSH HARRIER, 1 OSPREY E (162) @ 1015hrs (SO, SB et al); 1 PEREGRINE, 1 Water Rail, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Rook S; 1s FIRECREST (163) (JW et al), 1 BEARDED TIT, 5 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1m STONECHAT (Simon Oliver, Steve Bellamy, Richard Scott, Vernon Barker, Adrian Andruchiw, Andy Dalton, Nidge Nilsen, Jonathan Walker). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG   Added to Birdtrack.

SKELBROOKE QUARRY – 1 Gadwall, 1 Tufted Duck 4 Little Grebe (Paul Jackson). Added to Birdtrack.

SOUTH ELMSALL – Mill Lane – 1s Willow Warbler (Mark Spedding). Added to Birdtrack.

SOUTH ELMSALL – Wrangbrook STW – 1 Yellow Wagtail and 4 Reed Bunting (Paul Jackson). Added to Birdtrack.

SOUTH KIRKBY – Waste plant Lagoon – 2 Lapwing and 2 Redshank (Paul Jackson)

STAINTON QUARRIES – 1 SHORE LARK (Jon O’Malley). Added to Birdtrack.

ASKERN AREA – 1p Grey Wagtail, 1 hooting Tawny Owl, 1 BARN OWL, 1s Red-legged Partridge, 1s Grey Partridge, 1 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel (David Franklin). Added to Birdtrack by DF.

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mixture of cloudy but bright with sunny intervals and clear skies, very occasionally overcast during the evening. Visibility: very good until 0100hrs; then good until 0900hrs; then excellent/very good thereafter. Temperatures: +6°C to +4°C to +13°C to +?°C. Wind: 7mph-21mph wholly from the SE quarter. Surface Pressure: 1000hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – New
Crown copyright 2019, the Met Office


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