June 11, 2019


Tuesday 11th June 2019

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DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 26+5j Mute Swan, 24 Greylag Geese, 1 Canada Goose, 18 Tufted Duck, 12m+1f Pochard, 10 Gadwall, 4 Mallard, 5+2j Little Grebe, 4+1j Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant and 72+11j Coot. Also present were 1 Kestrel 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 – 5s Blackcap, 4s Chiffchaff, 3s Whitethroat, 2s Willow Warbler,1s Sedge Warbler, 1s Garden Warbler and 1s Song Thrush (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – Highlight was a BARN OWL hunting during a dry spell. Noted were 2+3j Mute Swan, 22 Canada Geese, 2+2j Greylag Geese, 3 Shelduck, 26 Gadwall, 13 Tufted Duck, 7+6j Mallard, 2 Little Grebe, 32 Tufted Duck, 2 Moorhen, 5+2j Lapwing, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Snipe, 2 LBB Gull and 3 Pied Wagtail (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 4a+9j Shelduck, 1 Buzzard, 1 GC Grebe, 1 AVOCET, 2 Redshank, 2a+2j MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 GBB Gull, 1 BEARDED TIT (per Twitter and today’s RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ing – 9 Mute Swan, 27 Canada Geese, 2 Shelduck, 37 Gadwall, 7 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 1 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 7 Lapwing, 6 Ringed Plover, 3 AVOCET, 3 Dunlin, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, 21 BH Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 5+ Skylark and 2 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Johnny Brown’s Common – 1 FERRUGINOUS DUCK (Per Birdguides)

TICKHILL – Wellingley Lane – 1 PEREGRINE (Paul Bibby)


LOCALWeather: overcast throughout with light rain through much of the day. Visibility: mainly moderate, occasionally good and very occasionally very good and poor. Temperatures: +11°C to +10°C to +11°C to +9°C. Wind: 23mph-10mph NNE, very occasionally N. Surface Pressure: 1016hPa-1015hPa-1016hPa-1015hPa. Fronts etc.: the District was trapped between two occlusions through much of the day.


MOON PHASE – Waxing gibbous.
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