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Saturday 31st 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 – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET, 9 CURLEW SANDPIPER, 1 KNOT, 2 WOOD SANDPIPER, 11 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 12 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, 14 Wigeon, 2 PINTAIL, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 32 Swift, 40+ Sand Martin, 12 House Martin (Peter Walsh, Gerald Lax and Jeff Wragg per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 1 KNOT (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. (SK4995) – 1 Mallard; 1 Moorhen; 1 Buzzard; 1 Swallow over; 3 Black-headed Gull over; 1 Blackcap; 2 Coal Tit; 10+ Long-tailed Tit; 1 Treecreeper (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 1 Great Crested Grebe; 2 Little Grebe; 1 Cormorant; 3a+3j Mute Swan; 180 Canada Goose; 41 Tufted Duck; 2 Buzzard; 1 Sparrowhawk; 1 Kestrel; 45 Lapwing; 450+ Black-headed Gull; 2 Herring Gull; 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull; 50+ Swift; 20+ Sand Martin; 2 Swallow; 14+ House Martin; 2 Grey Wagtail; 3+ Blackcap; 1 Whitethroat; 32 Chiffchaff; 6 Jackdaw (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 6 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1j CURLEW SANDPIPER, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 WHEATEAR (John Robinson). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES – 1 Grey Heron, 14 Little Egret, 100+ Lapwing, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 WOOD SANDPIPER, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 4 Snipe, 2a+1j COMMON TERN (no sign of chicks), 1 HOBBY, 200+ Swift S, 3 Swallow S, 50+ Sand Martin S, 60+ House Martin S, c.20 Skylark, 6+ Chiffchaff, 1 sub/s CETTI’S WARBLER (prob. juv – a new species for the site); 60+ Flava Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail (Chris Robinson, Greg ??, Bob Usher, John Burdall)

Wood Sandpiper at the Iport Lakes this morning © Chris Robinson 2019

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 4 Wigeon, 57 Teal, 95 Mallard, 40 Shoveler, 20 Cormorant, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 6 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, 2 (1SW) Greenshank, 5 Green Sandpiper, 5 Snipe, 2a+6j COMMON TERN (probably includes the Iport 3); 80 Swift, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 90 House Martin, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Reed Warbler, 8 Bullfinch (Richard Scott, Helen Womack). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with occasional scattered cloud and on overcast period with heavy rain during the early afternoon, otherwise dry. Visibility: mainly very good, occasionally good, moderate and excellent. Temperatures: +17°C to +14°C to +20°C to +17°C to +18°C to +1?°C. Wind: 10mph-22mph-??mph, wholly from the SW quarter. Surface Pressure: 1014hPa-1007hPa-101?hPa. Fronts etc.: a N/SSW cold front moved NE over the District during the early afternoon.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE: Waxing crescent (2%).
Crown copyright 2019, the Met Office


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