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Wednesday 24th July 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1j MEDITERRANEAN GULL, 1 HOBBY (Russ Haywood per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 12+3j Mute Swan, 3 Greylag, 1 Canada Goose, 32 Gadwall, 10 Tufted Duck, 8 Pochard, 1 Mallard, 5+5j Great Crested Grebe, 8+3j Little Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 165+7j Coot, 18 BH Gull, 2 LBB Gull and 2 COMMON TERN, 2 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 1cc MARSH HARRIER, 1 Kingfisher and 2 Linnet. (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2+3j Mute Swan, 43 Canada Geese, 46+15j Gadwall, 17 Mallard, 11+10j Tufted Duck, 11 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Kestrel 92 Coot, 8 Lapwing, 3 Snipe and 2+3j LBB Gull. Early morning, Peter Kent had a TREE PIPIT in the car park (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Denaby Ings – 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET (Martin Roper)

Great White Egret at Denaby Ings © Martin Roper 2019

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1j GARGANEY, 1 BITTERN, 3 Little Egret, 80 Teal, 9 Shelduck, 1 RUFF, 1 Greenshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Redshank, 6 Oystercatcher, 230 Lapwing, 4 Common Sandpiper, 6 Green Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 2 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 PEREGRINE, 1 BARN OWL, 6 COMMON TERN, 1 (2cy) Yellow Legged Gull, 1 CETTI’S WARBLER (Gerald Lax and Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – The Fleet – 2 Canada Geese, 2 Mallard, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 6 Lapwing, 8 Dunlin( flew over from the ings at 9.25am ), 2at+6j+2chick Little Ringed Plover, 54 BH Gull and 1j MEDITERRANEAN GULL (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 10 Mute Swan, 31 Greylag, 8 Canada Geese, 34 Mallard, 5 Gadwall, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 18 Lapwing, 4+1j Little Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 2 Green Sandpiper, 19 BH Gull, 4 Linnet and 3 Reed Bunting. Early morning, Peter Kent also had 1 PEREGRINE, 8 Teal and 8 Shoveler. (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Bentley Community Woodland – 3+ Little Grebe, 1j Moorhen, 6s Song Thrush, 4 Jay (Chris Robinson)

DON VALLEY – Silverwood Lagoon (SK4793) – 1p Mute Swan; c.15 Coot; 4+ Moorhen (2p bred); 3 Gadwall; 1+f+9j Tufted Duck; 6+ Little Grebe (2p food + 1p/c; 2a Lesser Black-backed Gull; 1 Grey Heron SW; 1 Green Woodpecker; c.20 House Martin; 4 Swift; 2s Willow Warbler; 1s Song Thrush; 1 Grey Partridge; 1 Kestrel; 2 Buzzard; 3 Jay; 1 Pied Wagtail; 1 Stock Dove (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors – 1 WOODCOCK, 1 Tawny Owl, 5+ NIGHTJAR (Col Neale and Paul Shawcroft).

IDLE VALLEY – Misson – Slaynes Lane – 5 RUFF, 6 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 30 Snipe (Steve Furber). Added to Birdtrack.

IDLE VALLEY – Newington Flash – 1 SPOONBILL, 3 RUFF, 1 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Snipe (Steve Furber and Del Evans). Added to Birdtrack.

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 11 Cormorant, 10 Little Egret, 1cc MARSH HARRIER, 2 Buzzard, 1 Green Sandpiper, 6 COMMON TERN, 3 Lesser Black-Backed Gull (Paul Paddock). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with occasional scattered cloud until late afternoon with some thunder storms during the early hours; then clear skies thereafter; then; dry throughout. Visibility: mainly very good/moderate, occasionally good. Temperatures: +22.0°C to +18.1°C to +28.6°C to +22.7°C. Wind: 16mph-3mph mainly from E quarter until 0800hrs; then W until 1300hrs; then mainly WSW/SW, very occasionally S and SSW. Surface Pressure: 1013hPa-1011hPa-1013hPa-1010hPa-1011hPa-1010hPa-1013hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE: Waning gibbous (55%)
Crown copyright 2019, the Met Office


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