Wednesday 16th April 2019


BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 CURLEW SANDPIPER, 1 Dunlin, 21 AVOCET, c.20 Redshank, c.45 Snipe, 2 LRP, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 WHEATEAR, 2 Yellow Wagtail (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 10 Mute Swan, 10 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 11 Mallard, 7m+3f Pochard, 7 Gadwall, 3 Tufted Duck, 7 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 76+3y+2y Coot, 1 Moorhen, 13 Herring Gull and 1 Common Gull, 1 Kestrel, 12+ 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 – 1 Sparrowhawk, 9+s Blackcap, 6s Chiffchaff, 5s Willow Warbler and 2 ‘y’ Green Woodpeckers (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Brickworks Pond – Early morning K. Fisher had 4 BRAMBLING, 3 Red Legged Partridge and 1 Yellowhammer (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 11 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 27 Tufted Duck, 24 Gadwall, 12 Mallard, 9 Teal, 4 Shoveler, 2 Wigeon, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Kestrel, 2 Red Legged Partridge, 23 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 6 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 3 LBB Gull and 1f WHEATEAR (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 Sedge Warbler (Gerald Lax per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 4 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 1 Shelduck, 21 Gadwall, 17 Wigeon, 11 Teal, 7 Shoveler, 5 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Goosander, 1 Cormorant, 12 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 4+ Lapwing, 3 Redshank, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher,1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 93 BH Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 5+ Skylark, 1 Mistle Thrush and 3 Reed Bunting (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 4 Great Crested Grebe; 17 (1p+n) Mute Swan; 2 Gadwall; 9 Tufted Duck; 2 Kestrel; 50+ Sand Martin; 16 (13s) Wren; 13 (12s) Dunnock; 15 (11s) Robin; 1s Song Thrush; 16 (5s) Blackbird; 7s Blackcap; 2s Willow Warbler; 7 (6s) Chiffchaff; 9 Great Tit; 13 Blue Tit; 4 Long-tailed Tit; 11 (8s) Chaffinch; 2m BRAMBLING; 8 Reed Bunting; 1 Yellowhammer (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 1m WHEATEAR (Mark Spedding per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

HARWORTH PIT TOP (Notts) – Northern end only – 3 Buzzard, 3s Chiffchaff, 4s Willow Warbler, 4s Blackcap (Chris Robinson)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 LRP, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 SPOTTED REDSHANK (172), 4 WHIMBREL (173), 7 Dunlin, 1a Yellow-legged Gull, 1s CUCKOO, 1 WHEATEAR and 2 Yellow Wagtail (Andy Marshall and Bernard & Maureen Featherstone). Added to Birdtrack. For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash, S Yorks  (SK6693) – 30 Wigeon, 1 GREEN-WINGED TEAL, 50 Teal, 2 AVOCET (Steve Furber)

IPORT LAKES – 5vyj+6vyj Greylag Geese, 4a (1n) Mute Swan, 2 Egyptian Geese, 1 Wigeon, 5vyj Mallard, 2 Teal, 2 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1n Coot, 10 (5n) AVOCET, 6 Oystercatcher, 6 LRP, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 1 Swallow, c.30 Sand Martin, 2f WHEATEAR, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 WHITE WAGTAIL, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 23 Meadow Pipit, c.20 Linnet (Gary Johnston and Chris Robinson)

One of the Iport White Wagtails today © Chris Robinson 2019

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2 Egyptian Geese (presumed same as Iport); 3 Wigeon, 1m GARGANEY, 2 ‘b’ BITTERN, 3 Little Egret, 1f MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk over; 1 Buzzard over; 3 Water Rail, 1 SPOTTED CRAKE, 18 Lapwing, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 8 Snipe, 2 Swallow N, 5 CETTI’S WARBLER, 8s Willow Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 1c Nuthatch, c.50 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, (Sue Bird, Dave Carroll, Phil Goucher, Mick Bellas, Dave Harding, Dougie Smith, Graham Sharply). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

ROSSINGTON – Littleworth Heath – 5m Mallard, 3+ Little Grebe, 1 Swallow NE, 2p (2s) Mistle Thrush, 4s Willow Warbler, 1s Chiffchaff, 2s Blackcap, 1 Jay, 1 Redpoll NE (Chris Robinson)

SKELBROOKE – 2 Grey Partridge, 1 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 1 House Martin, 1 Swallow (Paddy Martin per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Waste Plant Lagoon/Recycle Ponds – 2 LRP, 2 Redshank, Swallows and plenty of Sand Martin (Colin Bradford per SESKUABIRDS per Whatsapp)

WENT VALLEY – Went Ings (SE6519) – 1 LRP, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 mainly winter plumaged SPOTTED REDSHANK and 8 BRAMBLING (Clive Featherstone and Adrian Scutt)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly cloudy but bright with sunny intervals until 1700hrs, then overcast thereafter; dry throughout. Visibility: poor until 0100hrs; then moderate until 0800hrs; then good thereafter. Temperatures: +4°C to 13°C to +?°C. Wind: 7mph-16mph, E/ENE throughout. Surface Pressure: 1018hPa-1016hPa-1020hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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