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Monday 2nd December 2019

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DEARNE VALLEY – Adwick Washlands (SE4602) – The colour ringed Common Gull X69M seen a couple of days ago at Adwick Washland by Gary Stones was ringed on 09/07/2010 as a nestling on Walfisch Island (German Baltic Coast). It was also seen at Adwick on 05/02/2017 and 18/02/2018 (Nigel Smith per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Bolton Ings (SE4302) – 80% ice – 19 Mallard, 13 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 14 Shoveler, 56+ Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 5 GOOSANDER, 100+ Coot, 18 Herring Gull, 3 Common Gull, 2 BITTERN, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kestrel, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Bullfinch + a lot of duck under near edge in reeds! (John Seevior per Twitter)

DEARNE VALLEY – Broomhill Flash (SE4102) – 4 (2j) Mute Swan, 31 Mallard, 18 Gadwall, 21 Teal, 27 Shoveler, 40 Wigeon, 8 Tufted Duck, 4 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 7 Common Gull, 2 Herring Gull 2 Red-legged Partridge (John Seevior per Twitter)

DONCASTER AIRPORT – 1 SHORT-EARED OWL (Mick Sherwin). Added to Birdtrack.

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS – Hatfield Moors – c.450 Pink-footed Geese, 1 MARSH HARRIER, 1 PEREGRINE, 1p STONECHAT, c.55 Fieldfare, 1 GREAT GREY SHRIKE, 40 Redpoll (Col Neale, Chip Rhodes). Added to Birdtrack.

SOUTH KIRKBY – Waste Plant Lagoon – 1 Little Egret S, 1 Cormorant W, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Bullfinch (Paul Jackson per SESKUBIRDS via WhatsApp). Added to Birdtrack.


WENT VALLEY – Southfield Res. – 90+ Pink-footed Geese, 19 Gadwall, 10 PINTAIL, 420+ Mallard, 51 Pochard, 3 GOLDENEYE, 6 GOOSANDER, 1a MEDITERRANEAN GULL in at 1445hrs; 1 LITTLE OWL, 300+ Fieldfare, 3 Bullfinch (Adrian Scutt)

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LOCALWeather: mainly clear skies with some occasional scattered cloud; dry throughout. Visibility: mainly good/very good, occasionally moderate and excellent. Temperatures: -1.3°C to -1.0°C to -1.5°C to -0.8°C to -1.9°C to +5.1°C to +2.9°C to +4.9°C to +2.2°C to +2.6°C. Wind: 11mph-8mph, wholly from the NW quarter until 0700hrs; then 8mph-11mph wholly from the SW quarter thereafter. Surface Pressure: 1030hPa-1031hPa-1029hPa. Fronts etc.: none.


MOON PHASE: Waxing crescent (33%).
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