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Friday 10th May 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

BAWTRY FOREST – 1s WOODLARK (Martin McCallum)

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) –1 Little Egret, 34 AVOCET, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, c.20 Redshank, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 LRP, 9 Dunlin, 4 Grey Partridge, 5 Shelduck, 1 COMMON TERN, 7 WHEATEAR, 3 WHINCHAT (Gary Stones and Ion Riley per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2 BITTERN, 6 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag, 3 Canada Geese, 13 Tufted Duck, 4 Gadwall, 4 Mallard, 3m+1f Pochard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 52+14j Coot, 2 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret W, 1 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher over west, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Bullfinch and 1 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – TPT – Bolton Ings to Wombwell Ings – 8 Chiffchaff, 7 Willow Warbler, 6 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler and 1 ‘y’ Green Woodpecker (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 18 Tufted Duck, 12 Gadwall, 10+8y Mallard, 3 Shoveler, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 21 Coot, 5 Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 BLACK TERN, 2 LBB Gull and 1f WHEATEAR. A Willow Warbler and a Blackcap (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS, Gary Haywood and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ing –. 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 22 Gadwall, 3 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Tufted Duck, 21 Coot, 5+ Lapwing, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank, 13 BH Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 5+ Skylark, c100 Swallow, c30 Swift, c20 House Martin, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Treecreeper and 4 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Kirk Sandall – Brecks Lane Plantation – 1p Nuthatch entering nest-hole (Stuart Chester)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 3 ‘cr’ Pheasant; 1 WHIMBREL S @ 0700hrs; 2 Oystercatcher; 4 Common Sandpiper; 3 COMMON TERN (2S); 70 Swift; 60+ Swallow; 10+ Sand Martin; 100+ House Martin; 2 Yellow Wagtail; 2s Reed Warbler (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 AVOCET, 60+ Ringed Plover, 4 LRP, 2 SANDERLING, 62+ Dunlin, 28+ Black-tailed Godwit E, 1s Lesser Whitethroat (Steve Furber, John Robinson and Col Neale). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES AND PARSONS CARR (Daw Lane) – 12 Pochard, 39 GC Grebe, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Ringed Plover, 4 LRP, 1 SANDERLING, 9+ Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Redshank, 8 COMMON TERN, 3 BLACK TERN (AD), c.40 Swift, 100+ Sand Martin, 50+ Swallow, 30+ House Martin, 1s Sedge Warbler, 1f WHEATEAR, 1 WHITE WAGTAIL, 5 Pied Wagtail, c.10 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Bullfinch and 5m (4s) Yellowhammer (Andy Dalton, Chris Robinson, Mark Roberts and Gary Johnston)

Record shot of one of the three Black Tern on the Iport Lakes this afternoon © Chris Robinson 2019

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – Bird Ringing – A male Lesser Whitethroat ringed at Potteric Carr on 12th May 2018 was re-trapped at Carr Lodge on 28th April 2019 (Doncaster Ringing Group). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SKELBROOKE STW – 100+ Swallow and 7 (6m) Yellow Wagtail (Colin Bradford per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Carr Lane Pond – 1m FERRUGINOUS DUCK of unknown origin (Peter Garrity)

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

WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res (SE6519) – 6 Goosander E @ 1945hrs, 2 SANDWICH TERN E @ 1100hrs, 1 SHORT-EARED OWL (Adrian Scutt)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast with occasional cloudy but brighter spells and occasional rain showers during the early hours and evening. Visibility: mainly good, occasionally very good until 1100hrs; then very good/excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +5°C to +11°C to +?°C. Wind: 5mph to 7mph, wholly from the NW quarter until 0500hrs; then 3mph-13mph and mainly from the NE quarter and very occasionally ESE thereafter. Surface Pressure: 1006hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc.: a NW/SE occlusion moved rapidly south during the late morning/afternoon.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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