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Sunday 1st December 2019

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BIRD REPORTS

DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – 2 Little Egret, 1p STONECHAT, 4 Grey Partridge, 1 Buzzard, 33 (26E) Pink footed Goose (Gary Stones per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings – 2 BITTERN, 1 Pochard, 20 Tufted Duck, 3 Buzzard (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Old Moor (SE4302) – 2 Shelduck, Wigeon, Gadwall, Shoveler, Teal, 21 Pochard, 3 GOLDENEYE, 15 GOOSANDER, c.125 Pink-footed Goose W, 46 Cormorant, 1 BITTERN, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 2 Little Grebe, c.100 Lapwing, Herring Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel, 16 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 3 BEARDED TIT, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Reed Bunting (RSPB-OLD MOOR-RECENT SIGHTINGS and Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Warbler Way – 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Green Woodpecker (Barnsley BSG per Twitter)

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

DON VALLEY – Aldwarke – c.180 Pink-footed Geese E/NE then NE (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Aldwarke Liberty Steel – 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 PEREGRINE (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Doncaster Town Centre – 1 WOODCOCK found dead presumably following a window collision (Lesley Eastwood per Facebook)

DON VALLEY – Edenthorpe – c.200 Pink-footed Geese S @ 1640hrs (Rich Collis)

DON VALLEY – Firsby Res. – 2 Moorhen; 1 Grey Heron; 1 Pied Wagtail; 1 Buzzard; 1 Tawny Owl; 2 Mistle Thrush (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Parkgate – ‘Banana’ Plantation – 15+ Carrion Crow; 2 Siskin; 5 Goldfinch N; 30 Redwing (11 W/SW; 5 N; 14 NE); 8 Greenfinch (3 N); 1 Mistle Thrush W; 12 Fieldfare; 65 Herring Gull (mostly SW); 3 Common Gull (1 N; 2 S); 1 Canada Goose SW @ 0858hrs; 1 Great Black-backed Gull SW; 1m Bullfinch; 2 Mute Swan N/NE @ 1112hrs; 1 Cormorant SW (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Parkgate – Barber’s Ave – 1 Grey Heron W (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

DON VALLEY – Parkgate – Forge Way – 4+ Redwing; 1 Song Thrush; 2 Greenfinch (Per today’s SHEFFIELD BIRD STUDY GROUP-RECENT NEWS)

FRICKLEY CP (SE4609, SE4709, SE4610, SE4710) – 1 Wigeon (Mark Spedding per SESKUBIRDS via Whatsapp)

HARWORTH PIT TIP – 3 Buzzard, 4 JACK SNIPE, 3 Snipe, 1 SHORT-EARED OWL, 6 Skylark, 1 Kestrel, 7 Pied Wagtail, c.15 Meadow Pipit (Chris Robinson)

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors – c.180 Pink-footed Geese, 11 Whooper Swan, 2 Egyptian Geese, 2+ MARSH HARRIER, 1 WOODCOCK, 2 PEREGRINE, 2+ STONECHAT, c.35 Redwing, 216+ Fieldfare, c.40 Redpoll (Col Neale, Gary Johnston and Bob Usher). For further detail see today’s HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG

Great Grey Shrike on Hatfield Moors © Gary Johnston 2019

IDLE WASHLANDS – Newington Flash – 50 Whooper Swan (Steve Furber)

IDLE WASHLANDS – Slaynes Lane (Notts) – 6 (2j) BEWICK’S SWAN, 110 Whooper Swan, 12 PINTAIL, 2 GOLDENEYE (Steve Furber)

IPORT LAKES – 2 Egyptian Geese, 21 Wigeon, 53 Pochard, 35 Tufted Duck, 235 Fieldfare (140 W & SW, 95 in the fields) (Richard Scott)

MARR – c.150 Pink-footed Geese W (Adam Hutt per Twitter)

POTTERIC CARR (SE5999, SE6099, SE5900 and SE6000) – 3 Shelduck, 15 Wigeon, 1m+1cc MARSH HARRIER, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 55 Golden Plover, 1 Kingfisher, 100,000r Starling, 70 Redwing, 1 Siskin (Richard Scott, Lynda Christou). For further detail see today’s YWT-POTTERIC CARR-SIGHTINGS BLOG

SOUTH ELMSALL – Wrangbrooke STW – 30+ Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Meadow Pipit (Paddy Martin)

SOUTH KIRKBY – Johnny Brown’s Common – 4 Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 2 Teal and 1 RING-NECKED DUCK – early morning only, later at Cold Hiendley and Wintersett (Paddy Martin)

STAINTON QUARRY – 2 SNOW BUNTING (Keith Rich)

UPTON – Bullcarr Mires – 1 JACK SNIPE, 11 Snipe (Paddy Martin)

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WEATHER REPORTS

LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with some occasional scattered cloud; dry throughout. Visibility: mainly very good/good, occasionally moderate. Temperatures: 0.0°C to -0.5°C to -0.2°C to -0.5°C to +2.1°C to +1.6°C to +4.1°C to -0.?°C. Wind: 9mph-7mph, wholly from the NE quarter until 0800hrs; then 7mph-11mph wholly from the NW quarter thereafter. Surface Pressure: 1024hPa-1029hPa. Fronts etc.: none.

SURFACE PRESSURE CHART

MOON PHASE: Waxing crescent (24%).
Crown copyright 2019, the Met Office


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