Article Index

30.11.10 (BPW) All to roost colliery area. 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Kestrel, 10 Common Pheasant, 12 Black-headed Gull, 8 Mew Gull, 20 Herring Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 325 Common Wood Pigeon, 2 Winter Wren, 1 European Robin, 63 Common Blackbird, 198 Fieldfare, 73 Redwing, 2 Blue Tit, 6 Great Tit, 10 Black-billed Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 688 Chaffinch, 98 European Greenfinch, 9 European Goldfinch, 2 Common Bullfinch, 4 Lesser Redpoll.

26.11.10 (BPW) All from sheep field near colliery/footpath. 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk fm, 1 Common Kestrel, 5 Grey Partridge, 121 European Golden Plover in field, 38 Northern Lapwing in field, 40 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mew Gull, 150 Common Wood Pigeon in field, 1 Common Kingfisher flew along footpath going W, 14 Black-billed Magpie, 5 European Goldfinch, 10 Common Bullfinch field edges.

21-23.11.10 (KB). 5 Goosander WPS. 21-Nov-10 2 Peregrine Falcon GM. 23-Nov-10 1 Peregrine Falcon F. 22-Nov-10

20.11.10 (BPW). 3 Whooper Swan over F going N, 2 Stonechat near P.

20.11.10 (WHP). 2 Whooper Swan F, 11 Eurasian Wigeon F, 100 Eurasian Teal F, 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier ad male, 20 European Golden Plover heading S, 100 Northern Lapwing F, 2 Stonechat m and fm road. 1 Great Grey Shrike song heard from MM but not seen,

THE EAGLE MYSTERY IS SOLVED! It is a pet GOLDEN EAGLE flown over here, and not always returning the same night! No doubt causing the owner a sleepless night!

20.11.10 (BPW) from pit tip last hour for roost. 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 10 Common Pheasant, 35 European Golden Plover, 5 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 100 Common Wood Pigeon, 1 Green Woodpecker, 6 White / Pied Wagtail, 8 Common Blackbird, 104 Fieldfare, 20 Redwing, 14 Black-billed Magpie, 8 Carrion Crow, 281 Chaffinch, 3 European Greenfinch, 9 European Goldfinch, 1 Yellowhammer.

19.11.10 (WHP). 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk with prey WP, 2 Stonechat road, 5 Willow Tit, 70 Lesser Redpoll.

15.11.10 (BPW).

14.11.10 (JGH). 1 Hen Harrier ringtail WP pm, 1 Barn Owl pm Limberlost, 1000 Fieldfare WP to roost.

14.11.10 (BPW). 2 Mallard, 16 Black-headed Gull going over W to roosts, 1 Mew Gull going over W to roosts, 60 Herring Gull going over W to roosts, 11 Great Black-backed Gull going over W to roosts, 2 Little Owl dueting in poplars, Recreation Ground, 1 White / Pied Wagtail, 6 Common Blackbird, 75 Fieldfare to roost ca, 2 Song Thrush to roost ca, 38 Redwing to roost ca, 76 Chaffinch to roost ca, 1 European Greenfinch to roost ca, 7 European Goldfinch, 7 Lesser Redpoll.

13.11.10 (BPW). 1 Great Cormorant high going N, 2 Mallard, 1 Common Pheasant, 28 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mew Gull, 12 Herring Gull, 13 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Common Wood Pigeon, 1 Little Owl Recreation ground poplars, 1 White / Pied Wagtail, 1 Winter Wren, 1 Hedge Accentor, 1 European Robin, 4 Common Blackbird to roost ca, 55 Fieldfare to roost ca, 19 Redwing to roost ca, 3 Black-billed Magpie 2 Carrion Crow, 75 Chaffinch to roost ca, 3 European Greenfinch to roost ca, 8 European Goldfinch to roost ca, 2 Common Linnet to roost ca, 2 Yellowhammer to roost ca.

12.11.10 (JGH). 6 Woodcock IM.

10-11.11.10 (BPW). 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier imm male IM, 2 Common Redshank F opposite GB, 1 Brambling over Bank Top calling, 18 Grey Partridge fields nr P (10.11.10)

07.11.10 (WHP). 5 Whooper Swan also 2 later F, 200 Pink-footed Goose, 4 Eurasian Wigeon F, 300 Eurasian Teal, 2 Northern Pintail m & fm F, 25 Northern Shoveler F, 4 Eurasian Marsh Harrier ad m, 2fm, 1 juv, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Snipe, 1 Stonechat road, 250 Fieldfare, 120 Redwing, 30 Long-tailed Tit, 500 Common Starling, 2 Eurasian Siskin. 07.11.10 (BPW). 5 Whooper Swan off F went E, later 3 others over, 300 Pink-footed Goose skeins all over, 6 Greylag Goose, 350 Eurasian Teal, 18 Mallard, 1 Northern Pintail imm/fm on F, 2 Northern Shoveler pr on F, 4 Eurasian Marsh Harrier from roost F, 3 cc 1 male, 1 Hen Harrier male nr S bend in road midday, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 4 Common Buzzard high over WP midday, 12 Northern Lapwing, 32 Common Snipe, 1 Common Redshank on F GB, 56 Black-headed Gull on F N of GB mainly, 5 Mew Gull on F N of GB mainly, 86 Herring Gull over E to roosts, 49 Great Black-backed Gull over E to roosts, 40 Common Wood Pigeon, 1 Barn Owl Broadbent Gate Road at dusk, 9 Sky Lark, 3 Meadow Pipit, 1 White / Pied Wagtail, 5 Winter Wren, 1 Hedge Accentor, 10 European Robin, 2 Stonechat a pair nr platform, later along road, 5 Common Blackbird, 268 Fieldfare small parties everywhere, 1 Song Thrush, 42 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest, 3 Willow Tit GB, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 1 Great Grey Shrike nr platform early am chased mipit way to S, not seen again, 8 Black-billed Magpie to roost ca, 12 Carrion Crow, 360 Common Starling coming in low and fast across moors from E, 61 Chaffinch to roost ca, 4 European Greenfinch to roost ca, 1 European Goldfinch to roost ca, 1 European Goldfinch, 3 Common Linnet to roost ca, 4 Common Bullfinch 2 ca 2 GB, 1 Yellowhammer, 8 Reed Bunting, 28 Lesser Redpoll.

05.11.10 (RW). 200 Pink-footed Goose, 3 Eurasian Marsh Harrier cc and imm m, 1 Hen Harrier ringtail, 2 Stonechat pr, 1 Great Grey Shrike.

04.11.10 (JH, RM). 1 Hen Harrier ringtail W end Blackwater Dyke, 1 Great Grey Shrike W end Blackwater Dyke.

03.11.10 (CE). 1 Great Grey Shrike GMT (1 also seen near platform MM).

03.11.10 (BPW). 3 Eurasian Marsh Harrier to roost N of Road (2cc, 1 male)

03.11.10 (JGH). 2 Snow Bunting Goole Moor.

02.11.10 (BPW). 150 Pink-footed Goose 1 Common Snipe 1 Common Redshank calling over F, 2 Stonechat W end S&PD, 36 Fieldfare 1 Willow Tit GB, 1 Snow Bunting 1st W, S bend nr GB at 15.20.

01.11.10 (BPW). 18 Grey Partridge, 24 Sky Lark, 18 Fieldfare, 30 Redwing, 1 Snow Bunting 1st W, N of S bend on Fisons' Road at 16.15.