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30.09.10 (BPW). 2 Common Snipe, 8 Barn Swallow, 1 Stonechat m W end GMT, 3 Willow Tit, 200 Northern Lapwing.

29.09.10 (BPW). 3 Barn Swallow.

28.09.10 (BPW). 300 Greylag Goose F, 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier cc, 1 Ringed Plover F, 1 Grey Plover going N over F calling, 8 Common Snipe 1 Mediterranean Gull adult going W over F late morning, 20 Lesser Black-backed Gull 8 Sky Lark Crowle fields, 1 Barn Swallow 30 House Martin 1 Willow Tit WP, 2 Eurasian Siskin WP, 1 Common Bullfinch WP, 35 Lesser Redpoll WP.

26.09.10 (WHP). 20 Pink-footed Goose 1000 Acre F, 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier fm, 3 Ringed Plover F, 5 Dunlin F, 6 Common Chiffchaff WP, ca, 1 Coal Tit ca.

23.09.10 (BPW). 1 Great Cormorant S, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 5 Eurasian Collared Dove horse paddock nr recreation ground, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Sky Lark, 50 Barn Swallow very high in ball moving S fast, 2 Meadow Pipit, 3 White / Pied Wagtail, 6 European Robin, 2 Common Blackbird, 1 Common Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 1 Eurasian Jay, 10 Chaffinch, 10 European Goldfinch, 2 Common Bullfinch.

22.09.10 (RW) Crowle Moor: 1 Common Buzzard, 1 GS Woodpecker(m) juvenile, Thorne Moors: 50+ Pink -footed Geese (Flooded Workings west of Will Pits) resting and still present at 1.30pm. 1 Wheatear juv.(Fisons Road), 1 Common Buzzard (Will Pits), 1 Hobby (Flooded workings), 1 Peregrine falcon (Flooded workings), 5 Marsh Harrier (3 soaring in north + 2 cc hunting), 2 Kestrels, 15 Swallows south over moors,

21.09.10 (BPW) all colliery area and Inkle Moor. 3 Eurasian Marsh Harrier together NEF 2cc, 1m, 1 Common Buzzard, 2 Common Pheasant, 15 Northern Lapwing, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Stock Pigeon, 8 Common Wood Pigeon, 1 European Turtle Dove NEF, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Sky Lark, 30 Barn Swallow, 10 House Martin, 8 Meadow Pipit, 4 Winter Wren, 6 Hedge Accentor, 8 European Robin, 8 Common Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Common Whitethroat, 2 Garden Warbler, 3 Blackcap 1m, 2 fm type, 1 Common Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Willow Tit, 6 Blue Tit, 6 Great Tit, 3 Eurasian Jay, 13 Black-billed Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 12 Chaffinch, 18 European Goldfinch, 2 Eurasian Siskin, 32 Common Linnet, 4 Common Bullfinch 2 ca, 2 IM, 6 Yellowhammer, 8 Reed Bunting, 1 Lesser Redpoll.

20.09.10 (BPW). 1 Pink-footed Goose feral with Greylags WPS, 70 Greylag Goose WPS, 1 Common Shelduck F, 140 Eurasian Teal F, 60 Mallard F, 2 Northern Shoveler F, 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier 3rd yr male F, 1 Common Kestrel, 2 Ringed Plover F, 2 Dunlin F, 1 Common Snipe F, 20 Stock Pigeon BT, 159 Barn Swallow, 26 House Martin, 20 Meadow Pipit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Willow Tit GB.

18.09.10 (WHP). 38 Pink-footed Goose from E flew W, 3 Eurasian Marsh Harrier 1m, 1fm, 1 juv, 4 Dunlin F, 1 Ruff F, 300 Barn Swallow, 5 Common Chiffchaff ca, 200 European Goldfinch NEF.

18.09.10 (BPW). 2 Great Cormorant over F, 24 Pink-footed Goose inc 1 feral with Greylags F, 44 Greylag Goose F, 3 Eurasian Marsh Harrier 2cc and 1 3rd yr male F, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk F, 1 Common Buzzard, 4 Common Kestrel, 2 Ringed Plover F, 4 Dunlin F, 2 Common Snipe F, 10 Stock Pigeon BT, 1 Sky Lark, 90 Barn Swallow over F going W, 90 House Martin over F going W, 20 Meadow Pipit F, 1 Yellow Wagtail F, 3 European Robin WP, 4 Common Blackbird WP, 1 Willow Tit WP, 6 Blue Tit WP, 2 Great Tit WP, 1 Eurasian Jay WP, 1 Eurasian Jackdaw going W over F, 60 Carrion Crow, 2 Eurasian Tree Sparrow going W over BT to fields calling, 6 European Goldfinch WP, 1 Common Bullfinch WP.

17.09.10 (BPW). 46 Greylag Goose, 180 Eurasian Teal F, 70 Mallard F, 1 Northern Pintail fm F, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 2 Common Kestrel, 1 Water Rail seen well F, 4 Ringed Plover F, 9 Northern Lapwing F, 7 Dunlin F, 13 Black-headed Gull F, 80 Lesser Black-backed Gull fields Creykes, 2 Yellow-legged Gull fields Creykes, 6 Herring Gull fields Creykes, 1 Great Black-backed Gull fields Creykes, 50 Common Wood Pigeon, 80 Barn Swallow moving W over F, 5 House Martin moving W over F, 35 Meadow Pipit, 2 Winter Wren, 2 Common Blackbird, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Eurasian Jay, 60 Carrion Crow, 3 Common Bullfinch WP.

16.09.10 (PH and BS). 1 Common Greenshank F, 150 Mallard, 40 Meadow Pipit GM, 100 Barn Swallow F, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker GB, 20 Common Wood Pigeon, 1 Common Snipe F, 3 Winter Wren, 500 Greylag Goose mainly WPS, 3 Hedge Accentor, 50 Eurasian Teal, 2 Eurasian Marsh Harrier cc F and GM, 27 Pink-footed Goose mainly WPS, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk WP, 1 Common Kestrel GM, 5 Common Pheasant, 2 Ringed Plover F, 1 White / Pied Wagtail, 3 European Robin, 1 Northern Wheatear Fisons Road, 2 Common Blackbird, 1 Common Chiffchaff WP, 4 Willow Warbler GM and WP, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Willow Tit WP, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Eurasian Jay WP, 2 Black-billed Magpie, 10 Carrion Crow, 6 Chaffinch, 10 European Goldfinch RH Farm, 5 Common Bullfinch WP and GM, 4 Reed Bunting GM.

16.09.10 (BPW). 1 Little Egret flew low W over F 10.00, 7 Pink-footed Goosegoing W over F and calling, 2 Greylag Goose, 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier cc F, 2 Common Kestrel, 2 Common Pheasant, 2 Ringed Plover F, 1 Dunlin F, 4 Ruff F, 1 Common Snipe F, 1 Common Greenshank F, 1 Green Sandpiper F, 1 Wood Sandpiper SOMT F,

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1 Herring Gull over, 24 Common Wood Pigeon, 1 Green Woodpecker ca, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker F, 1 Sky Lark, 9 House Martin F, 120 Meadow Pipit static, 1 Yellow Wagtail F, 3 Winter Wren, 1 Northern Wheatear 1st wtr SOMT then road, 1 Common Chiffchaff ca, 2 Willow Tit ca, 1 Eurasian Jay, 10 Carrion Crow, 8 Chaffinch, 2 Common Bullfinch GB and 3 Roe Deer at P.

12.09.10 (WHP). 1 Common Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Eurasian Reed Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Common Whitethroat, 8 Common Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest first this year!, 3 Willow Tit, 1 Eurasian Siskin going W.

11.09.10 (WHP). 300 Eurasian Teal, 2 Eurasian Marsh Harrier adult fm and cc, 1 Common Buzzard, 3 Eurasian Hobby, 1 Water Rail, 5 Ruff, 1 Common Greenshank, 1 Yellow-legged Gull adult on F, 1 European Turtle Dove ca, 1 Whinchat.

09.09.10 (RW). 10am - 1pm North Western moors. Spotted Flycatcher near moors entrance gate. 6 Kestrels 1 Sparrowhawk 6 Hobbies 3 cc Marsh Harrier 2 Buzzard 2 Peregrine Falcon - one carrying prey and being harrassed by second Peregrine both going to ground and later both flying away chasing each other away to north. 1 Grey Heron accross moors to east. 1 Chiffchaff singing Many feeding Swallows.

06.09.10 (BPW). 2 Great Cormorant over F, 9 Common Shelduck F, 1 Eurasian Wigeon eclipse male F, 140 Eurasian Teal F, 18 Mallard F, 4 Northern Shoveler F, 1 Tufted Duck female F, 2 Eurasian Marsh Harrier cc F, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 2 Common Kestrel, 18 Ringed Plover F N of GB, 11 Dunlin F N of GB, 1 Common Snipe F N of GB, 1 Common Greenshank F N of GB, 70 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mew Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 9 Stock Pigeon, 8 Common Wood Pigeon, 1 Common Swift GM then over F, 3 Sand Martin, 43 Barn Swallow, 14 Meadow Pipit, 1 White / Pied Wagtail, 1 Winter Wren, 1 European Robin, 1 Common Redstartfm public footpath opposite colliery buildings, 1 Common Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush IM, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Common Whitethroat, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Black-billed Magpie, 28 Carrion Crow, 50 Chaffinch fields, 40 European Goldfinch fields, 22 Common Linnet fields, 2 Common Bullfinch P, 6 Reed Bunting.

05.09.10 (BPW). 8 Greylag Goose, 1 Common Shelduck F N of GB, 4 Eurasian Marsh Harrier 2cc, 2 males at least, 4 Common Buzzard left singly from LM hedge as I walked dawn, 3 Common Kestrel, 2 Eurasian Hobby 1 CM, 1 F N GB, 2 Peregrine Falcon imm LM, adult m F, 2 Common Pheasant, 15 Ringed Plover scattered F, 1 Northern Lapwing, 31 Dunlin scattered F, 2 Common Snipe, 1 Spotted Redshank summer plummage, over F N of GB calling, 4 Common Greenshank scattered F, 3 Green Sandpiper scattered F, 3 Wood Sandpiper together now E end F, 1100 Black-headed Gull in ploughed field P/IM, 4 Mew Gull, 54 Lesser Black-backed Gull in ploughed field P/IM, 2 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull F N of GB, 4 Rock Pigeon, 8 Stock Pigeon, 40 Common Wood Pigeon, 3 European Turtle Dove 2 edge LM, 1 rhodos GB, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker IM, 1 Sky Lark road N S+CM, 60 Barn Swallow most high above colliery spoil mounds, 18 House Martin most high above colliery spoil mounds, 75 Meadow Pipit GM mainly, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 1 White / Pied Wagtail, 1 Hedge Accentor ca, 4 European Robin, 2 Common Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush IM, 6 Common Whitethroat, 2 Common Chiffchaff 1 IM 1 WP, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Eurasian Jay A, 40 Carrion Crow GM, 84 Common Starling with gulls in ploughed field P/IM, 32 Chaffinch P roost, 80 European Goldfinch ca, LM, 20 Common Linnet LM, 3 Common Bullfinch WP, 2 Yellowhammer, 12 Reed Bunting and a Roe Deer and fawn at P.

04.09.10 (BPW). 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier ca, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk ca, 1 Common Kestrel ca, 2 Eurasian Hobby ca, 1 Common Greenshank high over ca, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull ca, 1 Herring Gull ca, 3 Stock Pigeon ca, 10 Common Wood Pigeon ca, 9 Sand Martin ca, 20 Barn Swallow ca, 12 House Martin ca, 1 Meadow Pipit ca, 1 Winter Wren, 1 Hedge Accentor ca, 1 Northern Wheatear 1st wtr ca spoil mounds, 3 Black-billed Magpie ca, 3 Carrion Crow ca, 8 Chaffinch ca, 200 European Goldfinch NEF, 2 Common Linnet ca, 2 Reed Bunting ca.

03.09.10 (Kevin Bull). 8 Eurasian Marsh Harrier to roost F north of GB. A NEW MOORS ALL TIME MAXIMUM.

03.09.10 (BPW). Today due to time considerations and early fog, I decided to forsake the scope and tripod in favour of some bush bashing, to get last of summer migrants. These included a few warblers, Swift and a long perched in open Turtle Dove, if only I had a camera! Three Wood Sandpipers was nice, giving 'gip' alarm calls, but best of all was the Little Owl that some dog walkers told me about. There had been rumours of Little Owl at Rec for over a year, now finally found where they are, again another dead easy photo shot, very approachable. 6 Eurasian Teal F, 41 Mallard P, 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier cc F, 1 Common Buzzard F, 8 Common Pheasant, 2 Common Moorhen, 1 Ringed Plover over P, 14 Common Snipe F, 2 Common Greenshank F, 3 Wood Sandpiper together GB F, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Rock Pigeon ca, 1 Stock Pigeon, 90 Common Wood Pigeon F, 1 European Turtle Dove perched GB, 1 Little Owl recreation ground, perched in lowest branch of poplar at back of Recreation ground nr footpath, 2 Common Swift F, 2 Green Woodpecker ca, 2 Sand Martin F, 37 Barn Swallow F, 9 House Martin F, 17 Meadow Pipit F, 2 White / Pied Wagtail, 8 Winter Wren, 10 European Robin, 9 Common Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush ca, 12 Common Whitethroat, 1 Garden Warbler P, 3 Blackcap ca, IM, 2 Common Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler imm autumn P, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Willow Tit 3 IM, 1 P, 1 ca, 4 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 2 Eurasian Jay GB, 6 Black-billed Magpie, 6 Carrion Crow F, 3 Common Starling, 20 Chaffinch, 60 European Goldfinch NEF, 20 Common Linnet P, 9 Reed Bunting.

02.09.10 (PCR). 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier cc mobbed by crows WP, 40 Meadow Pipit GM, 2 Northern Wheatear fm GM.

02.09.10 (BPW). 1 Little Egret F came from N and went W, 40 Mallard F, 2 Northern Shoveler F, 1 Tufted Duck fm F, 6 Eurasian Marsh Harrier 3 cc together and 2 moulting/3rd yr m and ad m F, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk F, 1 Common Buzzard F, 1 Common Kestrel F, 2 Eurasian Hobby F, 6 Common Pheasant, 1 Common Moorhen, 17 Ringed Plover F, 95 Northern Lapwing F, 5 Dunlin F, (C.a.alpina probably due to size and long bills) 1 Ruff F, 2 Common Greenshank F, 1 Green Sandpiper F, 1 Wood Sandpiper F east of 1000 Acre Drain, 5 Stock Pigeon, 6 Common Wood Pigeon, 4 Common Swift F, 2 Green Woodpecker ca, 4 Sand Martin F, 20 Barn Swallow F, 1 House Martin F, 86 Meadow Pipit F, 7 Yellow Wagtail F, 2 White / Pied Wagtail F, 4 Winter Wren, 1 European Robin, 1 Mistle Thrush ca, 6 Sedge Warbler F, 1 Common Chiffchaff ca, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Eurasian Jay GB, 1 Black-billed Magpie, 6 Carrion Crow, 8 Chaffinch, 60 European Goldfinch NEF, 20 Common Linnet NEF, 2 Common Bullfinch GB, 8 Yellowhammer ca, 16 Reed Bunting, and Common Lizar GB F.