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29.01.11 (WHP). 150 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Great Grey Shrike near platform.

25.01.11 (BPW) Route: ca, GB, road, SOMT, mounds at S&PD, road GBS, RP, ca. 2 Greylag Goose F, 22 Eurasian Teal F, 90 Mallard F, 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier cc F, 1 Common Buzzard NEF, 1 Herring Gull, 8 Fieldfare ca, 2 Song Thrush ca, 40 Redwing ca, 10 Carrion Crow F, 2 European Greenfinch ca, 1 European Goldfinch ca, 2 Lesser Redpoll ca.

18.01.11 (BPW) Route: ca, GB, road, WP, BT, WPS, MT, MMT, platform, CTP, RP, ca. 650 Pink-footed Goose going N, 1 Greylag Goose F, 8 Eurasian Wigeon F, 3 Gadwall F, 180 Eurasian Teal F, 60 Mallard, 9 Tufted Duck F and WPS, 23 Goosander WPS new all time maximum, 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier cc F, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk WP, 1 Common Buzzard WP, 1 Common Kestrel, 10 Common Pheasant, 8 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Sky Lark, 2 Winter Wren, 3 Common Blackbird, 18 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing WP, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Willow Tit ca, 10 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 16 Black-billed Magpie, 4 Carrion Crow, 7 Common Bullfinch, 10 Lesser Redpoll WP.

03.01.11 (BPW). 2 Peregrine Falcon m and fm over F, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Great Grey Shrike midday halfway along road, then flew to CTP, 1 Common Bullfinch.

01.01.11 (BPW) Route: ca, GB, road, WP back same. 2 Great Cormorant 1 S am, 1 N pm, 20 Mallard, 1 Eurasian Marsh Harrier imm m F, 2 Common Kestrel, 4 Common Pheasant, 11 Black-headed Gull all NE mainly pm, 8 Mew Gull all NE mainly pm, 208 Herring Gull all NE mainly pm, 64 Great Black-backed Gull all NE mainly pm, 1 Rock Pigeon, 10 Stock Pigeon, 2 Wood Pigeon, 1 Little Owl calling Recreation Ground poplars, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Hedge Accentor, 1 European Robin, 12 Common Blackbird, 3 Song Thrush, 13 Redwing, 3 Goldcrest WP, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Willow Tit 2GB, 2WP, 8 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Eurasian Treecreeper WP, 2 Black-billed Magpie, 4 Carrion Crow, 1 Common Starling, 6 Chaffinch, 42 Lesser Redpoll GB, 2 Common Redpoll with Lesser Redpolls GB, 7 Common Bullfinch 2ca, 3GB, 2WP. 

Observers 2011 Paul Adams, Stuart Beebee, Robert Broch, Carl Cornish, John Durrant, Melvin Grassby, James Hinchliffe, Paul Hinchliffe, Steve Hiner, Peter Hinks, John G. Hitchcock, P. Kendall, Helen Kirk, Paul Leonard, Ron Moat, Col Neale, Justin Parker, William H. Priestley, Adrian Scutt, Brian Smith, Jim Snowdon, Richard J. Sprakes, Ben Steel, B. Thompson, Bryan P. Wainwright, Rob Watson. 

THORNE MOORS BIRD REPORT 2009

All records submitted will also automatically appear in the annual bird reports.

BSG PHOTO TOUR OF THORNE MOORS PART 1 .

BSG PHOTO TOUR OF THORNE MOORS PART 2 .

BSG PHOTO TOUR OF THORNE MOORS PART 3 .

The Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve comprises the two close but separate areas, Thorne Moors and Hatfield Moors. Thorne Moors (which is often defined to mean Thorne and the smaller contiguous moors of Goole, Snaith & Cowick, Crowle, and Rawcliffe together, as in this Report). Parts of these Moors lie in three counties, South Yorkshire, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. 

HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG IS HERE . 

All previous year's Thorne Moors Bird Reports can be found here with the most recent here THMCF there is also an up-to-date MAP. The BSG write-up is THE HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS NNR 

All previous year's Thorne Moors Bird Reports can be found here with the most recent here THMCF and the BSG write-up is THE HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS NNR 

THIS IS A VERY GOOD MAP OF THORNE MOORS Same as above. MAP.

Names for sites are often given as initials, a list is given here.

ALDER THICKETS A, ANGLE DRAIN AD, BANK TOP BT, BELL'S POND B, CANALS C, CANAL TOW PATH (Northern boundary of SC) CTP, CASSON'S C, CASSON'S MARSH Cma, CHADWICK FIELD (NATURAL ENGLAND'S SHEEP FIELD) CF or NEF, CHURCH PIECE CP, colliery area ca, COLLIS'S TRAM CT, CREYKES CR, CROWLE MOOR CM, DURHAM'S GARDENS DG, ELMHIRST PUMPING STATION wood EPS, ELMHIRST TRAM ET, ELMHIRST WOOD EW, FISON'S ROAD/ROAD FR, FLOODED WORKINGS N OF FR F, FLOWER GARDEN FG, GOOLE MOOR GM, GREEN BELT GB, INKLE MOOR IM, INKLE MOOR POND IMP, LIMBERLOST TRAM LT, LIMBERLOST WOOD LW, PINE TREE or LONESOME PINE TRAM PTT/LPT LONG MEADOW LM, LONGTHORPE'S L, MEDGE HALL TRAM MHT, MERVYN'S TRAM MT, MIDDLE MOOR MM, MILL DRAIN MARSH MDM, MOUNDS M, NELLY TRAM NT, NEW CUT NC, NEW MILL DRAIN NMD, NORTHERN CANALS NC, NORTHERN GOOLE MOOR NGM, OBSERVATION PLATFORM/TOWER OP/OT, PARAFFIN CUTTINGS P, PONY BRIDGE MARSH PBM, PONY BRIDGE WOOD PBW, POPPLETON'S MOOR PM, RAWCLIFFE MOOR RM, Red House Farm RHF, Top House Farm THF, RHODODENDRON PATH RP, RIBBON ROW RR, SHEARBURN AND PITTS S&P, SHOULDER o' MUTTON SoM, SNAITH AND COWICK MOOR S&C, SOUTHERN CANALS SC, SWINEFLEET WARPING DRAIN (S end) SWD, THORNE WASTE DRAIN TWD, WESTERN EDGE WE, WHALEY BALK WB, WILL PITS WP, WILL PITS SCRAPE WPS, WOODPECKER CORNER WC.

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THE NEW REPORT IS OUT (UPDATED WITH LATE SENT IN RECORDS NOW) ON THORNE & HATFIELD MOORS CONSERVATION FORUM WEBSITETHORNE MOORS BIRDING REPORT 2010 

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European Nightjar 27-09-08 (Graham Todd)