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DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1 Little Egret, 1 GARGANEY, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 Common Sandpiper, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Green Sandpiper, 5 Redshank, 1j MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 (2cy) CASPIAN GULL, 4 (2x2cy+2x3cy) Yellow-legged Gull, 1 BARN OWL (Gerald Lax, Mark Langston, Dan Langston per Twitter)

DONCASTER LAKESIDE – 2p+2j+4j GC Grebe (Sue Bird)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 4 Great Crested Grebe; 3 Cormorant (2 left S); 12 (3j) Mute Swan; 2 Greylag Goose; 30 Canada Goose; 55 Tufted Duck; 1 Kestrel; c.50 Coot; 2 Oystercatcher; 1 Herring Gull; 50+ Swift; 3s Blackcap; 5+ Reed Warbler; 1s Whitethroat; 2 (1s+1food) Willow Warbler; 5 (2s) Chiffchaff; 11+ Great Tit; 13+ Blue Tit; 6+ Long-tailed Tit; 4+ Tree Sparrow (fam party); 4s Reed Bunting (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors – 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 1f MARSH HARRIER, 1 Water Rail, 2a+4 chick LRP, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1m STONECHAT (John Robinson and Col Neale)

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash (S Yorks) SK6693 – large Lapwing flock and 1 KNOT (Bob Usher & Dave McWilliams). Added to Birdtrack.

IPORT LAKES – c.10 (2j) Ringed Plover, 1 LRP, 1j Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Curlew through c.20 (5j) COMMON TERN, 4j Yellow Wagtail, c.10j Skylark (Chris Robinson). added to Birdtrack.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 2 Wigeon, 200 Gadwall, 12 Teal, 70 Pochard, 2 BITTERN, 5 Little Egret, 4j+ind js Little Grebe, 2vyj Great Crested Grebe, 1m+1f MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Kestrel, 1+ HOBBY, 1 PEREGRINE, 4 (1+j) Water Rail, 1 Oystercatcher, 105 Lapwing, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 6 COMMON TERN, 1s Stock Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2c BEARDED TIT, fam party Whitethroat (Richard Scott, Michael Bird, Helen Womack, Darren Wozencroft, visitor reports). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SOUTH KIRKBY – Recycle Lagoon – 1a+1j LRP (Colin Bradford)


LOCALWeather: mainly overcast with occasional brighter spells; some rain during the evening. Visibility: very good until 0400hrs; then good until 1000hrs; then very good until 2200hrs; then good thereafter. Temperatures: +15°C to +13°C to +20°C to +14°C. Wind: 10mph-5mph wholly from the NW quarter until 1500hrs; then 7mph-11mph E/ESE thereafter. Surface Pressure: 1023hPa-1022hPa-1023hPa. Fronts etc.: none.


MOON PHASE – Waxing gibbous (89%)
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