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Friday 27th September 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 1m Mandarin, 1 WHINCHAT, 1p STONECHAT, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 7 Grey Partridge, 137 Lapwing, 6 Snipe, 4 Little Egret (Gary Haywood per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 2+4j Mute Swan, 96 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 7 Mallard, 7 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Pochard, 3 Little Grebe, 2+1juv Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 226 Coot and 18 BH Gull. Also present were 1 PEREGRINE, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 light phase Buzzard, 14 Lapwing, 1 Grey Wagtail and 3s Chiffchaff (Alan Whitehouse per today’s Barnsley Bird Sightings)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 6+3j Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 67 Gadwall, 42 Shoveler, 28 Tufted Duck, 27 Teal, 22 Mallard, 10 Pochard, 12 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 62 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 27 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 2 BH Gull and 50+ Goldfinch (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 1 CURLEW SANDPIPER, 2 LITTLE STINT, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Green Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 10 Dunlin, 96 Golden Plover, 1 RUFF, 1 Water Rail, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5+ Snipe, 2 Little Egret (Gerald Lax per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – The Fleet – 3 Mallard, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Lapwing, 23 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 2 Skylark, 20+ Goldfinch and 7 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DEARNE VALLEY – Wombwell Ings – 7 Mute Swan, 27 Greylag, 88 Teal, 37 Shoveler, 13 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 3 Cormorant, 4 Coot, 262 Lapwing, 14 BH Gull, 1 Swallow, 2 Skylark, 5 Meadow Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Mistle Thrush and 7 Linnet (Alan Whitehouse per today’s BARNSLEY BIRD SIGHTINGS)

DON VALLEY – Silver Wood (SK4893) – c.160 Meadow Pipit SSE 08.30 – 09.20 including one flock of 80; 6 Goldcrest; 2 Song Thrush; 2 Jay; 1s Chiffchaff; 1 Green Woodpecker; 1 Siskin SW; 2 Nuthatch; 2 Coal Tit; 1 Treecreeper; 9 Skylark (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh CP (SK4795 and SK4796) – 1 Great Crested Grebe; 4a+3j Little Grebe; 7 Cormorant; 12 (3j) Mute Swan; 200+ Canada Goose; 29 Tufted Duck; 83 Lapwing; 15 (10S) Meadow Pipit; 10 Chiffchaff; 10+ Long-tailed Tit (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Thrybergh – a garden – 1 Blackcap; 2 Chiffchaff; c.20 House Sparrow; 8 Long-tailed Tit; 6 Blue Tit; 2 Great Tit; 1 Coal Tit; 6 Dunnock; 4 Blackbird; 1 Robin; 5 Goldfinch (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors area (SE7106D & SE6905X) – 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Water Rail, 1 WHIMBREL (Craig Ralston). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

IPORT LAKES – 1 Shoveler, 7 Teal, 25+ Pochard, 1 Grey Heron, 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET left for Potteric with several Little Egrets at c.1750hrs, 7 Little Egret, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 10+ Snipe, 1 Grey Wagtail (Chris Robinson)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 1 Treecreeper, 4 Meadow Pipit over, 1 Grey Wagtail over (Andy Dalton). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly cloudy but bright with sunny intervals, occasionally overcast with rain. Visibility: very good/excellent throughout. Temperatures: +13°C to +12°C to +17°C to +10°C. Wind: 16mph-9mph-19mph-11mph-14mph wholly from the SW quarter. Surface Pressure: 1001hPa-996hPa-1001hPa. Fronts etc.: a trough moved NE over the District during the late morning and a N/SW occlusion did the same during the afternoon.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

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


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