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Wednesday 10th April 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 WHEATEAR, 18 AVOCET, c.20 Redshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 LRP, 6 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Egyptian Goose, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Shelduck, 2 Grey Partridge, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Yellow Wagtail (Gary Stones and Danny Fardell per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 9 Mute Swan, 5 Greylag, 1 Canada Goose, 9 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 6 Gadwall, 4 Pochard, 6 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 66+3y Coot, 1 Moorhen, 21 Herring Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 1 Kestrel, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Jay, 1 Bullfinch and 1 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – TPT – Bolton Ings to Wombwell Ings – 7s Chiffchaff, 1s Willow Warbler, 4s Blackcap, and 2 ‘y’ Green Woodpecker (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Denaby Ings (SE4900, SE4901, SE5000 A and SK5199E) – 1st hide only – 1m GARGANEY, 6 AVOCET, 12 Teal, 12 Gadwall (Mark Wigglesworth)

DEARNE VALLEY Mexborough North Ings (SE4801) – 2 Grey Partridge, 4 Lapwing, 1 Little Egret, 1 m Kestrel, pair Tufted Duck on River, 2 Gadwall flying into the Ings, 3 House Martin, 3 Sand Martin, 5+ Skylark, 2 Meadow Pipit, 3 Linnet, 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Redshank heard calling (Mark Wigglesworth)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 4 (1 ‘b’) BITTERN (Gerald Lax per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 3 Mute Swan, 27 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 24 Gadwall, 23 Tufted Duck, 17 Teal, 5 Mallard, 4 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 25 Coot, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 6+ Lapwing, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Redshank, 70+ Herring Gull over west early morning, 2 LBB Gull and 1 Swallow (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 4 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Geese, 1 Shelduck, 95 Wigeon, 13 Mallard, 12 Teal, 12 Gadwall, 9 Shoveler, 8 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant, 13 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 4+ Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 2 Snipe, 1 Ringed Plover, 28 BH Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 7+ Skylark, 3 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap and 2 Treecreeper (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DONCASTER LAKESIDE (SE5901) – 1 sum/plumage LITTLE GULL (Richard Scott)

Record shot of the Little Gull at Doncaster Lakeside this evening. Chris Robinson

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 1 Tree Sparrow; 4 BRAMBLING; 9 Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HARWORTH PIT TOP (Notts) – 5 Buzzard, 2 JACK SNIPE, 3 Snipe, 25+ (10+s) Skylark, 4 Swallow N, 1m RING OUZEL, 2s Chiffchaff, 1p+1s Coal Tit, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2m (1s) Reed Bunting (Chris Robinson)

Best of a bad job of the elusive Ring Ouzel at Harworth Pit Top today – Chris Robinson

IDLE VALLEY – Hagg Lane Flash – Unit 1 (Notts – SK6793/S) – 7 LRP (Lance Degnan)

IDLE VALLEY – Misson – Slaynes Lane SW – Unit 2 (Notts SK6793/) – 20 Snipe (Lance Degnan)

IDLE VALLEY – Austerfield – Newington Flash – Unit 1 (S Yorks SK6693) – 1 GREEN-WINGED TEAL, 80 Teal, 8 AVOCET and 7 RUFF (Lance Degnan)

IPORT LAKES – 1 Sheduck, 2 Egyptian Geese, 6 AVOCET, 6 LRP, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, 2 Blackcap (Rich Collis)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2 Wigeon, 2 Teal, 8 Pochard, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 ‘b’ BITTERN, 7 Little Egret, 1m+1f MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 1 Water Rail, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Redshank, 2 Snipe, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 1 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 REED WARBLER (165), 1m REDSTART (GPD et al) (Gary Dyson, Gary Johnston, Vernon Barker, Derek and Anna Parker, Richard Collis, Richard Scott, Allen Holmes, Mark Roberts). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

Male Redstart at Potteric this afternoon and evening © Gary Johnston 2019

SOUTH KIRKBY – Waste Plant Lagoon – 1 Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 1 Swallow, several Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 10+ Pied Wagtail (Paul Jackson)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: clear skies until 0500hrs; then mainly clear skies with scattered cloud until 1900hrs; then clear skies thereafter; dry throughout. Visibility: very occasionally moderate until mid-morning; then very good until mid-evening; then good/excellent throughout. Temperatures: +3°C to +0°C to +10°C to +1°C. Wind: 8mph-16mph-7mph wholly from the NE quarter, mainly ENE/E and NE. Surface Pressure: 1020hPa-1026hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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