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Tuesday 9th April 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Tip (SE4601) – 3 Willow Warbler (Ken Foundation per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 MARSH HARRIER, 25 AVOCET and 1 PEREGRINE (Vin Browne and Ken Foundation per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 7 Mute Swan, 8 Greylag, 3 Canada Geese, 8 Mallard, 7 Pochard, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Gadwall, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 71+4y Coot and 12 Herring Gull. Also present were 1 Little Egret over east, 1 Jay, 3+ Sand Martin and 1 Grey Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – TPT – Bolton Ings to Wombwell Ings – 6s Chiffchaff, 6s Blackcap and 1 ‘y’ Green Woodpecker (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 25 Canada Geese, 29 Tufted Duck, 28 Gadwall, 7 Wigeon, 6 Teal, 4 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Kestrel, 1 Cormorant, 22 Coot, 1 Red Legged Partridge, 7+ Lapwing, 3 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Ringed Plover and 2 LBB Gull (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Village – 1 CUCKOO over early morning (Unknown finder per Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 8 Shelduck, 1 Egyptian Goose, 3 Goldeneye, 1 BITTERN, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 5 Redshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Snipe, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 BRAMBLING, 1 Yellowhammer (Per today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 3 Mute Swan, 21 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 68 Wigeon, 16 Teal, 15 Mallard, 12 Gadwall, 8 Tufted Duck, 7 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 14 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 6 + Lapwing, 5 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Ringed Plover (P. Kent early AM), 46 BH Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 15+ Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Blackcap and 2 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DONCASTER LAKESIDE (SE5901) – 1m Goosander (Richard Scott)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 12 (7s) Chaffinch; 7+ BRAMBLING; 16 Goldfinch; 9 Reed Bunting; 2 Yellowhammer; 4 Great Crested Grebe; 44 Mute Swan most left W; 2 Gadwall; 15 Tufted Duck; 1 Kestrel; 5s Skylark; 50 Sand Martin; 2 Swallow; 1 House Martin; 13s Wren; 8s Dunnock; 20 Robin; 1s Song Thrush, 9 (4s) Blackbird; 7s Blackcap; 8s Chiffchaff (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

IPORT LAKES – 16 Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Geese, 3 Shelduck, 1 Wigeon, 3 Little Egret, 11 AVOCET, 1 Ringed Plover, 10+ LRP, 1 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Stock Dove, 1 WHEATEAR, 100+ Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Yellowhammer (Ryan McClarence and Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 BLACK-NECKED GREBE (Per Birdguides)

STAINTON QUARRIES – 1 SHORE LARK (Jon O’Malley)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: cloudy but bright until 0200hrs; then overcast until 0900hrs; then cloudy but bright with some sunny intervals until 1900hrs; then clear skies thereafter; dry throughout. Visibility: good, very occasionally moderate until mid-morning; then very good until mid-evening; then good thereafter. Temperatures: +6°C to +10°C to +2°C. Wind: 8mph-22mph wholly from the NE quarter, mainly ENE/NE. Surface Pressure: 1015hPa-1020hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent
Crown copyright 2019, the Met Office


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