June 12, 2019


Wednesday 12th June 2018

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DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ing – 1 SPOONBILL (Chris Harris per Twitter)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 8 Ringed Plover, 1 SANDERLING, 1m STONECHAT (Daz Watson). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG.

IPORT LAKES AND PARSONS CARR (Daw Lane) – 2a+5j Shelduck, , 77 Pochard, 4j AVOCET, 4 (2j) Oystercatcher, 2 Redshank alarm calling, 8 Yellow Wagtail (Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 3 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 1m+1f MARSH HARRIER, 1 Buzzard, 5a+4j AVOCET (presumably the missing juvs from the Iport), 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, 100+ Swift, 20+ Sand Martin, 10+ House Martin, 4 Reed Bunting (Paul Paddock). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SOUTH KIRKBY – Carr Lane Pond – 2a+9j Mute Swan, 1 Grey Heron, 2 LRP, family of Pied Wagtail (Phil Wright per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)


LOCALWeather: overcast throughout with light rain and occasional heavier downpours through much of the day. Visibility: poor/moderate until 1000hrs, occasionally very good/good and excellent until 1700hrs; then moderate/poor thereafter. Temperatures: +9°C to +15°C to +11°C. Wind: 10mph-14mph N until 0600hrs; then 7mph-9mph NW/NNW until 0800hrs; then 8mph-9mph N until 1000hrs; then 5mph-8mph NNE/NE until 1400hrs; then 7mph-5mph E until 1700hrs; then 5mph-9mph SE/ESE/E thereafter. Surface Pressure: 1014hPa-1007hPa. Fronts etc.: an occlusion moved N over the District during the afternoon.


MOON PHASE – Waxing gibbous.
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