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November 30, 2019
DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 5+ BEARDED TIT (Nicola S per Twitter)
DON VALLEY – Aldwarke – 1 Sparrowhawk; 4 Redwing; 4 Greenfinch (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)
DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. – 2 Mallard; 1 Cormorant; 1 Kestrel; 1 Tawny Owl; 6+ Fieldfare; 1 Bullfinch; 3m Chaffinch; 1 Meadow Pipit over; 1 Skylark; 7+ Robin; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 2 Pheasant; 1 Stock Dove (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)
DON VALLEY – Stainforth – Hatfield Pit Tip – 3 STONECHAT, 80 Lapwing, 5 Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, 1f MERLIN, 3 Jay and 3 JACK SNIPE (Andy Lakin). Added to Birdtrack.
HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors – 67 Whooper Swan, c.2100 Pink-footed Geese, 3m GOOSANDER, 2+ MARSH HARRIER, 3+ Buzzard, 26 Snipe, 1f MERLIN, 1 PEREGRINE, 2 STONECHAT, 7 Fieldfare, 1 GREAT GREY SHRIKE (Mark Roberts and Col Neale). Added to Birdtrack
IDLE VALLEY – Misson Springs – 6 Grey Partridge at roadside (Alan Marshall). Added to Birdtrack.
IDLE VALLEY – Gringley Carr – 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 60 Stock Dove, c.200 Linnet (Alan Marshall). Added to Birdtrack
IDLE WASHLANDS – Slaynes Lane – 100+ Whooper Swan (Alan Marshall). Added to Birdtrack.
PARK DRAIN – 80 Stock Dove, 1 RAVEN (Alan Marshall)
POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 68 Pink-footed Geese (15 SW at 10.15a.m, then at 2.55p.m 10 flew NW & 43 SW); 7 Shelduck; 3 Wigeon; 7 Little Egret; 1 MARSH HARRIER; 4 Buzzard; 2 Sparrowhawk; 1 PEREGRINE; 3 Water Rail; 6 Snipe; 9r Common Gull; 9r Lesser Black-backed Gull; 400r Herring Gull; 1r Yellow-legged Gull; 112r Great Black-backed Gull; 1 Kingfisher; 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 1 Mistle Thrush; 30 Redwing; 4 Goldcrest; 5 CETTI’S WARBLER; 2 Treecreeper; 1 Siskin (Richard Scott, Darren Wozencroft, Louise Hill, Adrian Andruchiw). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG
SOUTH KIRKBY – Johnny Brown’s Common – NO SIGN OF THE RING-NECKED DUCK TODAY BUT WAS REPORTED FROM ANGLER’S CP. THIS AFTERNOON (Mark Spedding per SESKUBIRDS)
STAINTON QUARRY – 1030-1110hrs – 1m+1f SNOW BUNTING (Jon O’Malley). Added to Birdtrack.
TORNE VALLEY – Rossington Pit Tip/Wadworth Carr – 1 Buzzard, 20 Coot, 10+ Red-legged Partridge, 1 Snipe, 3 Kestrel, c.50 Redwing, c.200 Fieldfare, 7 Goldfinch (Chris Robinson). Added to Birdtrack.
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LOCAL – Weather: clear skies with some cloud at times during the evening; dry throughout. Visibility: Poor/moderate occasionally very poor until midday; then good until 1400hrs; then moderate until 2000hrs; the good thereafter. Temperatures: -0.9°C to -3.9°C to -1.7°C to -3.4°C to +5.2°C to -0.?°C. Wind: 6mph-1mph, wholly from the NW quarter until 0400hrs; then 6mph-1mph and mainly from the NE quarter very occasionally NW and W. Surface Pressure: 1023hPa-1024hPa-1023hPa-1024hPa. Fronts etc.: none.
SURFACE PRESSURE CHART
MOON PHASE: Waxing crescent (16%).
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