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Wednesday 28th August 2019

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Justin Parker is selling a Hawke Sapphire ED Telescope with zoom lens and stay-on case. He is looking for £300. If interested either contact him direct on Twitter at @jussyblade77 or email me your contact details at sabsgull@hotmail.co.uk and I will ask Justin to contact you.

BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER, 3 Green Sandpiper, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 42 Snipe, 17 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Kingfisher (Barnsley BSG and Gary Stones per Twitter). Added to Birdtrack.

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+4j Mute Swan, 21 Greylag, 9 Mallard, 7 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 4+1j Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 214 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Jay and 3 Chiffchaff (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS and John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 2+3j Mute Swan, 22 Greylag, 52 Gadwall, 38 Mallard, 26 Tufted Duck, 2 Teal, 1 Pochard, 35 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 251 Coot, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 Kestrel, 1 Red Legged Partridge, c200 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 5+4j LBB Gull and 20+ House Martin (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 GARGANEY, 2 PINTAIL, 4 Wigeon, 4 Greenshank, 8 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 18 Snipe, 5 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 4 Little Egret, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET (Peter Walsh and Barnsley BSG per Twitter). Highlights added to Birdtrack.

DEARNE VALLEY – The Fleet – 1 Mute Swan, 31 Canada Geese, 11 Greylag, 13 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2+1j Moorhen and 30+ Swift. (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 11 Mute Swan, 58 Teal, 51 Gadwall, 43 Shoveler, 21 Mallard, 8 Wigeon, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 1 Kestrel, 1 PEREGRINE, 206 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 29 BH Gull and 2 Linnet. Peter Kent also had 2 Green Sandpiper and 1 RUFF (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors – 2 LRP, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 LITTLE STINT, 3 Dunlin, 1 CURLEW SANDPIPER, 3 Greenshank, 1 PEREGRINE, 1 WHINCHAT, 1 WHEATEAR (Col Neale, John Robinson and Daz Watson). Added to Birdtrack. For further details see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IDLE WASHLANDS – Newington Flash (S Yorks) – 14 Wigeon, 16 Little Egret, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 1 Greenshank (Steve Furber). Entered on Birdtrack.

IDLE WASHLANDS – Hagg Lane Flash (Notts) – 1 WHOOPER SWAN, 2 Green Sandpiper (Steve Furber). Entered on Birdtrack.

IDLE WASHLANDS – Misson – Slaynes Lane – Unit 2 (Notts) – 4 GARGANEY, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 RUFF, 3 Green Sandpiper, 3 Redshank and 2 Greenshank (Steve Furber)

IPORT LAKES – 5 RUFF, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1a+2j COMMON TERN, 30+ Yellow Wagtail (Bob Usher and Chris Robinson). Added to Birdtrack

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly overcast through the day, with rain on and off through the afternoon and early evening. Visibility: variable from moderate to very good until 0700hrs; then mainly very good/excellent thereafter. Temperatures: +17°C to +19°C to +16°C to +21°C to +20°C to +21°C to +??°C. Wind: 6mph-17mph entirely from the SW quarter until 1800hrs; then 7mph-9mph wholly from the NW quarter thereafter. Surface Pressure: 1012hPa-1011hPa-1012hPa-1011hPa-10??hPa. Fronts etc.: two N/SSE cold fronts moved E over the District during the day.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE: Waning crescent (6%)
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