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Thursday 11th April 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1m WHEATEAR, 1m Yellow Wagtail, 18 AVOCET, 20+ Redshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Snipe, 4 Ringed Plover, 4 LRP, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Partridge, 1 Pink-footed Goose and 1 Egyptian Goose (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 9 Mute Swan, 1 WHOOPER SWAN, 8 Greylag, 3 Canada Geese, 8 Tufted Duck, 8 Gadwall, 7 Mallard, 4 Teal, 1m+2f Goldeneye, 2 Shoveler, 2 Pochard, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 67+1y Coot, 6 Herring Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 3 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kingfisher, 8+ Sand Martin, 1 Jay, 3 Grey Wagtail and 2 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – TPT – Bolton Ings to Wombwell Ings – 6s Chiffchaff, 4s Blackcap, 2s Willow Warbler. 1s Lesser Whitethroat (near entrance to Old Moor Rspb) and 1 ‘y’ Green Woodpecker (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 1 Mute Swan, 27 Canada Geese, 29 Tufted Duck, 8 Teal, 7 Gadwall, 6 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 2 Pochard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Red Legged Partridge, 1 Cormorant 27 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 10 Lapwing and 2 Oystercatcher. K. Foundation had 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Blackcap singing along the top lan (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Mexborough North Ings (SE4801) – On the Ings – 7 Lapwing,  6 Skylark, 4 Linnet, 2 Reed bunting, 1 Yellowhammer. On River, 2 pairs Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 1 pair Goosander, 1 pair Mute Swan, 2 Redshank, 1 Water Rail, 10 Moorhen, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker in bushes on the bank, 1s Blackcap, 1s Chiffchaff (Mark Wigglesworth)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 WHOOPER SWAN (same as Bolton Ings bird), 1m MANDARIN, 2 BITTERN, 2 Buzzard, Little Grebe+js; d GC Grebe, 1 AVOCET, 2 LRP, 1 Green Sandpiper, 6 Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 185 Herring Gull, 1 CUCKOO, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 4+ Blackcap, 3 BRAMBLING (Barnsley BSG, Gerald Lax and Peter Walsh per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 4 Mute Swan, 17 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 74 Wigeon, 22 Teal, 11 Gadwall, 10 Shoveler, 7 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 13 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 4+ Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 1 Ringed Plover, 37 BH Gull, 7 Herring Gull over west, 2 Sand Martin, 1 Kingfisher, 5+ Skylark, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Blackcap (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DONCASTER ROBIN HOOD AIRPORT – 1p Grey Partridge, 1d/p Curlew, 3 SHORT-EARED OWL and 1 WHEATEAR (MSh per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. (SK4995) – 2 Moorhen; 3 Teal; 1 Buzzard; 1 Jay; 1+s Song Thrush with hatched chicks in nest; 3s Willow Warbler; 1s Blackcap; 4 Chiffchaff; 1 Meadow Pipit over; 4 Tree Sparrow; 2m Chaffinch; 6 Bullfinch (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Kirk Sandall – STW – 1 RAVEN W @ 1045hrs (Rich Collis)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 8s Blackcap; 4s Chaffinch; 4s Skylark; 2 Buzzard; 6 Jackdaw; 2m Shoveler; 1p Gadwall; 4 Tufted Duck; 2 Mute Swan; 6+ Little Grebe much ‘tr’; 1 Rook W; 3 Snipe; 1 Swallow; 11s Willow Warbler; 8s Chiffchaff (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough – Northfield Road – 1s Goldcrest (Chris Robinson)

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 1 Snipe (Colin Bradford per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

HARWORTH PIT TOP – 1 JACK SNIPE but NO SIGN of yesterday’s Ring Ouzel (Gary Johnston)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 LRP, 8 Snipe, 2 Sand Martin N, 1f WHEATEAR, 1m STONECHAT (John Robinson). Added to Birdtrack. For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG.

IPORT – 6vyj Greylag Geese, 2 Egyptian Geese, 3 Shelduck, 7 Pochard, 1 ‘tr’ Little Grebe, 26 GC Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 3 Oystercatcher, 9 AVOCET, 1 Ringed Plover, 6 LRP, 1 Snipe, 4 Redshank, 2 (1s+1c/f) Song Thrush, 1s Mistle Thrush, c.10 Meadow Pipit, 3 TWITE (166) seen early morning only; c.25 Linnet, 3 Goldfinch (Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 22 Mute Swan, 11 Greylag Geese + 6 Goslings; 15 Canada Geese, 4 Shelduck, 18 Wigeon, 54 Gadwall, 80+ Teal, c150 Shoveler, 17 Pochard, 42 Tufted Duck, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 2 ‘b’ BITTERN, 5 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, 1 SPOTTED CRAKE (167) The first since 1999; 2 Oystercatcher over; 2 Little Ringed Plover; 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Redshank, 7 Snipe, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Coal Tit, 6 CETTI’S WARBLER, 19 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 14 Blackcap, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Song Thrush, 30+ Redwing, 4 Bullfinch (Steve Furber, Adrian Andruchiw, Richard and Tricia Scott, David Beresford, visitor reports). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

Spotted Crake at Potteric Carr today © Adrian Andruchiw 2019

SOUTH KIRKBY TIP – 2 Redshanks, 1 Swallow and 1m WHEATEAR nearby (Les Corrall and Ralph Hibbert per Cliff Gorman on today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast until 0500hrs; then clear skies until 0500hrs; then sunny and bright with scattered cloud until 1400hrs; then clear skies thereafter thereafter; dry throughout. Visibility: excellent throughout. Temperatures: +3°C to +2°C to +9°C to +1°C. Wind: 2mph-13mph. Surface Pressure: 1026hPa-1028hPa-1027hPa-1029hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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