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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 7 WHEATEAR, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 40 AVOCET, 20+ Redshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 20 Dunlin, 15 Ringed Plover, 1 LRP, 2 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, 7 Grey Partridge, 3 Shelduck, 2 Wigeon, 2 Little Egret (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 6 Pochard, 5 Gadwall, 5 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1m+2f Goosander, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 51+8j Coot, 2 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 1 BITTERN, 1 Grey Heron,1 Green Woodpecker 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 – 7s Chiffchaff, 6s Willow Warbler, 5s Blackcap, 3s Whitethroat, 2s Lesser Whitethroat and 1s Sedge Warbler (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 3 Canada Geese, 17 Tufted Duck, 8+6j Mallard, 6 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler, 1 Little Egret, 16 Coot, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 LBB Gull, 30+ Swift and 1 Pied Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Workings between Broomhill Flash and Wombwell Ings – 1m WHEATEAR (Russ Haywood)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 Pink-footed Geese, 4 Shelduck,  1 BITTERN,  1f Goosander, 1p G C Grebe, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 GREY PLOVER, 32 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 WHIMBREL, 2 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 100+ Swift, 1 WHINCHAT , 2 (1s) Sedge Warbler (John Seevior and Peter Walsh per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ing – 13 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 4 Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 KNOT, 1 Avocet, 2 Redshank and 1 Common Sandpiper. Also present were 2 Mute Swan, 8 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 31 Gadwall, 6 Mallard, 2 Pochard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Little Egret, 13 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 30+ Swift, 5+ Skylark, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Treecreeper, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 1 Lesser Whitethroat and 4 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and Peter Walsh per Twitter)

DONCASTER LAKESIDE (SE5901) – 40+ House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 2 Swallows, 2 Blackcap (Ian Stubbs)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. (SK4995) – 1 Coot; 1p Mute Swan; 1m Sparrowhawk; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 1s Song Thrush; 1 Mistle Thrush; 2s Chaffinch; 1 Blackbird o/n; 2s Sedge Warbler; 7 Blackcap; 4 Willow Warbler; 5 Chiffchaff (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 Teal, 3 Little Egret, 1 Water Rail, 43 Ringed Plover, 8 GREY PLOVER, 9 TURNSTONE, 14 SANDERLING, 56 Dunlin, 2 WOOD SANDPIPER, 1 Greenshank, 1 RUFF, 1 COMMON TERN, 2 CUCKOO, 11 Chiffchaff, 30 Willow Warbler, 10 Garden Warbler, 19 Whitethroat, 12 Reed Bunting (Bryan Wainwright, John Robinson, Andy Marshall and per Birdguides). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES AND PARSONS CARR (Daw Lane) – 2 Egyptian Geese, 1p Shoveler, c.10 Pochard, 5 Little Egret, 2 HOBBY, 2 Grey Partridge, 8 Ringed Plover, 16 TURNSTONE (GJ), 6 SANDERLING, 45 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 20+ COMMON TERN, 8 ARCTIC TERN, c.10 Swift, 200+ Sand Martin, 70+ Swallow, 30+ House Martin, 2s Sedge Warbler, 2 WHEATEAR, 1 WHITE WAGTAIL, 2 Pied Wagtail, c.15 Flava Wagtail (Richard Scott, Gary Johnston, Chris Robinson)

One of the Iport Lakes Sanderling © Chris Robinson 2019

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 20 Mute Swan, 21 Greylag Geese, 21 Canada Geese, 4 Shelduck, 71 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 4 Shoveler, 26+ Pochard, 33+ Tufted Duck, 4 Cormorant, 1 BITTERN, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1m MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 5 AVOCET, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 40+ Swift, 70+ Sand Martin, 10+ Swallow, 40+ House Martin, 7 CETTI’S WARBLER, 9 Chiffchaff, 6 Willow Warbler, 16 Blackcap, 8 Whitethroat, 12 Reed Warbler, 1 Song Thrush, 12 Reed Bunting (David Beresford, Dave Carroll, Mark Roberts). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SOUTH KIRKBY – Jonny Brown’s Common – 1 MANDARIN (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Recycle Lagoon/Mutton Flatts (SE4512) – 1 LRP, 1 Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 1 BAR-TAILED GODWIT, 1s IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

The Bar-tailed Godwit at South Kirkby this morning © Colin Bradford 2019

WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res (SE6519) – 1 TURNSTONE, 8 Dunlin, 1 BLACK TERN (Adrian Scutt)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast with occasional cloudy but brighter spells and frequent rain showers. Visibility: poor until 0500hrs; then good/moderate until 1100hrs; then very good until 1300hrs; then good/moderate until 1000hrs; then very good thereafter. Temperatures: +8°C to +7°C to +9°C to +6°C. Wind: 7mph to 14mph, mainly N/NW/W/NNW, occasionally NNE. Surface Pressure: 991hPa-1005hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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