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Thursday 23rd May 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 LITTLE TERN (Karen Williams and Adam Hutt)

DON VALLEY – Bentley Community Woodland – 3 Mute Swan, 1p+1wgj+1f+8vyj Mallard, 4 LRP, 1 Stock Dove, 1 CUCKOO, 2 (cop.) Swift, 2 Swallow, 10+s Willow Warbler, 3s Chffchaff, 7 (6s) Reed Warbler, 2s Blackcap, 5 Pied Wagtail,1p Yellow Wagtail (Chris Robinson)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. (SK4995) – 2 Willow Warbler; 1s Chaffinch; 2 Linnet; 1s Song Thrush; 2 Skylark; 1m Pheasant; 1 Red-legged Partridge; 1 Moorhen; 1 Moorhen; 1p Mallard; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 2s Reed Warbler; 1s Sedge Warbler; 3 Chiffchaff; 4 Blackcap (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Ravenfield – 1f+2j Tawny Owl (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Rawmarsh – High Street – 1 RED KITE WSW @ 1438hrs (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 2a+1j Great Crested Grebe; 19 Mute Swan; 1p Gadwall; 4 Tufted Duck; 2 Oystercatcher; 5s Skylark; 13s Wren; 1s Song Thrush; 5 (4s+1m) Blackcap; 3s Whitethroat; 3s Reed Warbler; 6s Willow Warbler; 1s Chiffchaff; 6+ Magpie; 6 (3s+f c/food) Reed Bunting (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 2 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Grey Partridge, 37 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 3 WOODCOCK, 6 NIGHTJAR, 1 Tawny Owl, 1 WHITE WAGTAIL (Daz Watson and Gary Johnston). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES AND PARSONS CARR (Daw Lane) – 14 (8vyj) Shelduck, 3 (2m 1f) Shoveler, 5 LRP, 9 Ringed Plover, 3 SANDERLING (and 5 probables NE); 2 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 BLACK TERN, 5 COMMON TERN and 10 Yellow Wagtail (Richard Scott)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 6 CETTI’S WARBLER, 1 Bullfinch, 19 Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 7 Whitethroat, 14 Reed Warbler, 6 Reed Bunting, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Jay, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 10+ Swift, 2 House Martin, 4 Cormorant, 1 BITTERN, 7 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 4 (2vyj) Oystercatcher, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, 14 (2vyj) Lapwing, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 HOBBY, 4 Buzzard, 80 Gadwall, 1 Shoveler, 19 Tufted Duck, 16 Pochard, 28 (14j) Mute Swan, 7 Little Grebe, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Greylag Geese, 17 (3vyj) Canada Geese, 2 COMMON TERN (David Beresford, Mark Roberts). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SOUTH KIRKBY – Mutton Flats/Jonny Brown’s Common – 5 Tufted Duck, 10+ Swift, 6 Reed Bunting (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Recycle Lagoon (SE4512) – 2 Gadwall, 2 LRP, 3 Lapwing, 1 Redshank, CUCKOO (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with occasional scattered cloud, occasionally overcast during the early hours, dry throughout. Visibility: very good/good until 1400hrs; then excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +1°C to +11°C to +20°C to +??°C. Wind: 1-11mph mainly from SW quarter, occasionally from NW quarter. Surface Pressure: 1020hPa-1014hPa-1015hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE – Waning gibbous.
Crown copyright 2019, the Met Office


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