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Saturday 11th May 2019

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TODAYS BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands – 1 Little Egret, 6 Shelduck, 36 Avocet, c20 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Black Tailed Godwit, 4 Snipe, 2 Common Tern, 2 Grey Partridge, 8 Wheatear, 2 Reed Warbler (Records via Twitter – @Barnsleybsg)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor – 2 Bittern, 4 Shelduck, 2 Teal, 12 Dunlin, 6 Oystercatcher, 6Redshank, 2 MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 Yellow Legged Gull, 2 GBBGull, 55 Herring Gull, 12 LBBGull, 2 Common Tern, 1 Cuckoo, 2 BEARDED TIT (Records via Twitter – @Barnsleybsg)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. (SK4995) – 2 Coot; 1 Moorhen; 1 Pied Wagtail; 2 Buzzard; 1 Sparrowhawk; 1 Swallow; 1 Blackbird o/n; 2s Sedge Warbler; 3 Whitethroat; 6 Blackcap; 3 Willow Warbler; 4 Chiffchaf; 1c Reed Bunting; 1p Mallard; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 1 Buzzard; 1 Tree Sparrow c/f; 1 ‘cr’ Pheasant; 1 Lesser Whitethroat; 10+ Swallow (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 1p Gadwall; 4 Tufted Duck; 4 Moorhen; 12 Coot; 6 Little Grebe (3p/n); 4s Reed Bunting; 2s Sedge Warbler; 6s Reed Warbler; 1 ‘r’ GRASSHOPPER WARBLER; 12+ Linnet; 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull; 1 Stock Dove; 1 Kestrel; 2s Yellowhammer; 1 Lapwing; 2 Buzzard; 15+ Whitethroat; 1s Lesser Whitethroat; 1s Garden Warbler; 8 House Martin; 2s Song Thrush; 3s Skylark; 2 Swallow (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HOOTON PAGNALL – 1 SPOTTED FLYCATCHER by the cricket pitch this morning (Paul Jackson)

SOUTH KIRKBYIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still, 1 drk MANDARIN (Peter Greaves, Mark Roberts)

POTTERIC CARR – 4 Shelduck, 1 Bittern, 2 Sparrowhawk, 3 Hobby, 2 Water Rail, 2 Avocet, 4 Oystercatcher, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER – over Huxter Well Marsh at 1.55pm, 2 Redshank, 2 Coal Tit, 1 BEARDED TIT, 7 Cetti’s Warbler (Richard Scott, Michael Bird, Adrian Andruchiw, Nigel Walker

IPORT LAKES -2 Egyptian Geese, 2 Shelduck, 1 Peregrine, 2j AVOCET, 4+ Little Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 BLACK TERN– present all morning , 5 ARCTIC TERN (11:12), 9 Common Tern, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Mistle Thrush, 3 Wheatear, 1 White Wagtail,  (Richard Scott, Stuart Churchill, Paddy Martin, Andy Bell)

Black Tern at Iport Lakes, Steve Furber

                                                                Black Tern at Iport this evening © Bob Usher 2019

IDLE VALLEY – Slaynes Lane – 1 Dunlin, 1 WHIMBREL (Sue Bird)

LOCAL WEATHER – occasional heavy rain showers and sunny spells, WIND – light NW, TEMP – 6-14c, VISIBILITY – good.


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