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Tuesday 7th May 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 Pink-footed Goose, 9 Shelduck, 1f Goosander, 2 Little Egret, 44 AVOCET, 6 LRP, 8 Ringed Plover, c.20 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER still, 3 Snipe, 4 Oystercatcher, 4 Yellow Wagtail (Gary Stones and GaryHaywood per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 8 Mute Swan, 12 Tufted Duck, 8 Gadwall, 3 Mallard, 3m Pochard, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 55a+5j Coot, 2 Herring Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 3 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker 12 Sand Martin and 1 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – TPT – Bolton Ings to Wombwell Ings – 9 Willow Warbler, 9 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat and 1 GRASSHOPPER WARBLER (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 24+5y Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 19 Tufted Duck, 11 Gadwall, 8+10y Mallard, 3 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 21 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 4 Lapwing, 2 LBB Gull and 2 Pied Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 4 Shelduck, 2 Teal, 1 BITTERN, 2 Buzzard, 1p GC Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 4 Oystercatcher, 7 Redshank, 1 COMMON TERN, 2 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 BEARDED TIT, 1 Yellowhammer (Per today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ing –. 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 21 Gadwall, 9 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Pochard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Little Egret, 15 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 7 Lapwing, 1 Redshank, 1 Avocet, 1 Common Sandpiper, 16 BH Gull. 5 Skylark, c30 Swift. 1 Pied Wagtail and 2 Treecreeper (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Kilnhurst Ings – 10 Whitethroat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler (Paul Gould)

DON VALLEY – Spotbrough (Newton) Ings – 2 Yellow Wagtail (Tina Langford)

DON VALLEY – Sprotbrough Lock to A1 bridge – 2 Kingfisher, 2 Grey wagtail (Tina Langford)

DON VALLEY – Thorne Waterside – 1635hrs – 1 immature GANNET SE (Bryan Wainwright)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 Oystercatcher, 10 Ringed Plover, 9 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Snipe, 1s TREE PIPIT (John Robinson and Chip Rhodes). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IDLE VALLEY – Misson West – Slaynes Lane – 8 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin, 1 RUFF (Lance Degnan)

IPORT LAKES AND PARSONS CARR (Daw Lane) – 5 new j Greylag Geese, 2 Egyptian Geese, 1f+11j Mallard, 2 Shoveler (m+f), 1 Sparrowhawk, 4j AVOCET, 4 (2d) Ringed Plover, 4 (1d) LRP, 2 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2d COMMON TERN, c.30 Swift, 200 Sand Martin, 1 WHEATEAR, 2 (1s) Sedge Warbler, c.20 Yellow Wagtail (Ryan McClarence, Chris Robinson and Richard Scott)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2p+3j+3j Canada Goose, 7 Shelduck, 28 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 3f+12vyj Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 17 Pochard, 16 Tufted Duck, 1f GOLDENEYE, 1 BITTERN, 3 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1m MARSH HARRIER, 4 Buzzard, 2c Water Rail, 1a+5vyj Coot, 1 Oystercatcher, 6 Lapwing, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 2p Black-headed Gull, 100+ Swift over, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Jay, 20+ (2famp) Long-tailed Tit, 1m+1f BEARDED TIT, 5 CETTI’S WARBLER, 3s Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Reed Bunting (Keith Lynes, Dave Carroll, Sue Bird, Mark Roberts). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SOUTH KIRKBY – Recycle Lagoon/Mutton Flatts (SE4512) – 1s IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF and 1s Garden Warbler (Paul Jackson)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCAL – Weather: mainly overcast through the early hours with some rain; then brighter with sunny intervals until early afternoon; then overcast with some rain thereafter. Visibility: very good/excellent until early evening; then good thereafter. Temperatures: +4°C to +3°C to +5°C to +4°C to +13°C to +7°C. Wind: 5mph to 3mph, mainly E/ESE, occasionally until 1000hrs; then 5mph-3mph and variable in direction until 1500hrs; then variable from within SE quarter thereafter. Surface Pressure: 1020hPa-1009hPa. Fronts etc.: yesterday’s slow-moving WNW/ESE occlusion continued its movement northwards during the early hours and morning.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waxing crescent
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