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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 Little Egret, 3 Shelduck, 42 AVOCET, c.25 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER, 1 COMMON TERN, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Reed Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Nigel Smith per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP– 1p Great Crested Grebe + o/n; 11 Mute Swan; 1m Gadwall, f prob on hidden nest; 1p Tufted Duck; 3 ‘cr’ Pheasant; 1p + 1 Oystercatcher; 5 Lapwing (farmer spraying prob nests in field); 1s Yellow Wagtail; 4 (2s) Reed Warbler; 6 (3s) Blackcap + f.coll/food; 5s Whitethroat; 2s Willow Warbler; 5s Chiffchaff; 9+ Long-tailed Tit; 10 Chaffinch; 5 (4s) Reed Bunting (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

FRICKLEY CP – 2 CUCKOO, one imm. male trapped and ringed (Colin Bradford per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors – 1s CUCKOO, 1 WHEATEAR, 1m STONECHAT (Rich Collis)

IPORT LAKES – 2 Shelduck, 2 Egyptian Geeese, 8j AVOCET, 3+ Ringed Plover, 1p Lapwing, 2 Dunlin, 4 Redshank, 5d COMMON TERN,  1s Willow Warbler, 3s Sedge Warbler, 1s Reed Warbler, 1s Treecreeper, c.10 Yellow Wagtail (Chris Robinson)

MISSON SPRINGS – Finningley GPs – 6j Canada Geese, 2a+6vyj Shelduck, 1m Shoveler, 9p Tufted Duck, 1m Pochard, 2m RED-CRESTED POCHARD, 2a+3vyj AVOCET, 1 Ringed Plover, 1p LRP, 2p Redshank (Chris Robinson)

Red-crested Pochards at Finningley this evening © Chris Robinson 2019

SOUTH KIRKBY INDUSTRIAL PARK – 2 LRP, 3 Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 2 Garden Warbler (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Police Station Pond – 1m MANDARIN (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

TORNE VALLEY – Hayfield Lakes – 1p Oystercatcher (Mark Roberts)

TORNE VALLEY – Yorkshire Wildlife Park – 1 LITTLE OWL (Mark Roberts)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: clear skies and dry throughout. Visibility: good/very good until 0800hrs; then mainly excellent until 2000hrs; then very good thereafter. Temperatures: +10°C to +7°C to +17°C to +7°C. Wind: 3mph to 13mph, wholly from the SE quarter, mainly E later in the day. Surface Pressure: 1031hPa-1025hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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