Article Index

30/11/11 Ron Moat. 1 Marsh Harrier adult female WP, 4 Bullfinch WP.

30/11/2011 BPW. 100 Mallard, 3 Goosander female/immatures Will Pits Scrape, 1 Marsh Harrier cc, 1 Hen Harrier ringtail, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Common Kestrel, 1 Common Gull, 6 Herring Gull, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Willow Tit, 17 Long-tailed Tit, 50 Fieldfare, 2 Pied Wagtail, 70 Goldfinch, 2 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Reed Bunting. Also a Fox in Will Pits.

28/11/2011 BPW. 3 Pink-footed Goose, 140 Eurasian Teal, 160 Mallard, 5 Goosander immature/female 1 Marsh Harrier female, 2 Hen Harrier male and female, 50 Herring Gull, 40 Great Black-backed Gull, 200 Carrion Crow, 2 Blackbird, 10 Redwing, 60 Goldfinch, 1 Lesser Redpoll.

27/11/2011 RJS. 400 Eurasian Teal, 200 Mallard, 2 Shoveler (pair), 2 Goosander males, 2 Marsh Harrier adult female and juvenile, 1 Hen Harrier female, 2 Common Buzzard, 2 Peregrine Falcon male and female, 70 European Golden Plover, 1 Grey Plover down Green Belt Floods.

24/11/2011 BPW. 2 Common Pheasant, 1 Common Kestrel, 1 Woodcock, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 28 Black-headed Gull, 40 Wood Pigeon, 2 Magpie, 1 Eurasian Jay, 20 Carrion Crow, 3 Goldcrest, 12 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Common Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 20 Common Starling, 15 Blackbird, 25 Fieldfare, 18 Redwing, 3 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 3 Pied Wagtail, 4 Meadow Pipit, 100 Common Chaffinch, 4 Greenfinch, 6 Goldfinch, 4 Linnet, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 3 Bullfinch, 4 Yellowhammer, 2 Reed Bunting.

23/11/2011 BPW, 1 Marsh Harrier immature male, 1 Hen Harrier juvenile, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 40 Herring Gull, 33 Great Black-backed Gull, 300 Wood Pigeon Will Pits, 150 Carrion Crow, 100 Fieldfare.

19/11/2011 WHP. 1 Common Shelduck Will Pits Scrape, 2 Gadwall Will Pits Scrape, 300 Eurasian Teal Will Pits Scrape, 150 Mallard, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Hen Harrier adult male, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Tawny Owl Rhododendron Path, 1 Rook SE over SOM, 5 Blue Tit, 9 Great Tit, 3 Willow Tit, 15 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Common Stonechat road, 5 Bullfinch, 5 Reed Bunting.

19/11/2011 RJS. 1 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Marsh Harrier, 1 Hen Harrier ringtail, 1 Merlin female, 1 Peregrine Falcon female, 1 Tawny Owl heard Goole Moor, 2 Short-eared Owl Shoulder o' Mutton, 250 Fieldfare, 250 Redwing, 2 Common Stonechat pair.

17/11/2011 Ben Steel. 1030 - 1730, covered floods/Goole Moor, west edge and Will Pits areas 2 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Greater Canada Goose, 7 Gadwall, 242 Eurasian Teal, 148 Mallard, 2 Marsh Harrier adult male and female, 1 Hen Harrier female, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 3 Common Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 European Golden Plover Top Moor Farm, 1 Woodcock Will Pits, 2 Tawny Owl Will Pits, 3 Short-eared Owl hunting together N end Goole Moor late pm, 400 Carrion Crow roost Will Pits, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Common Stonechat male Goole Moor, 4 Lesser Redpoll.

17.11.2011 Rob Watson 2 Greater Canada Goose Will Pits Scrape, 100 Eurasian Teal WPS, 3 Shoveler WPS, 1 Marsh Harrier immature male, 1 Peregrine Falcon Floods, 2 Common Crane, 3 Northern Lapwing Floods, 1 Common Snipe Floods, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker male, 2 Goldcrest, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 40 Fieldfare, 6 Bullfinch, 25 Reed Bunting.

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Also; a few Common Darters and a Roe Deer.

16.11.2011 Ron Moat. 1 Goldcrest, 1 Willow Tit, 2 Eurasian Treecreeper.

16/11/2011 BPW, Ron Moat, John Hitchcock. 74 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Mallard, 3 Marsh Harrier to roost floods, 1 Hen Harrier to roost floods, 1 Common Kestrel, 40 Northern Lapwing, 72 Herring Gull, 35 Great Black-backed Gull, 36 Black-headed Gull, 2 Short-eared Owl mobbed by 6 Crows quite high over floods, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker Paraffin area, 4 Magpie, 2 Eurasian Jay, 44 Carrion Crow, 5 Sky Lark, 18 Common Starling, 3 Blackbird, 90 Fieldfare, 18 Redwing, 1 Robin, 1 Pied Wagtail, 10 Meadow Pipit, 16 Common Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 10 Goldfinch, 1 Linnet, 9 Lesser Redpoll, 5 Bullfinch, 1 Yellowhammer. Also 3 Roe Deer, 3 Hares and Rabbits.

15.11.2011 John Hitchcock 2 Common Crane.

15/11/2011 BPW, Rob Adams, Bev Baxter. 5 Gadwall, 60 Eurasian Teal, 60 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Grey Partridge colliery area, 4 Common Pheasant, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Marsh Harrier, 1 Hen Harrier juvenile Floods, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Common Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon adult female, 11 Northern Lapwing, 72 Herring Gull, 17 Great Black-backed Gull, 60 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 120 Wood Pigeon, 3 Magpie, 1 Eurasian Jay, 40 Carrion Crow, 5 Goldcrest, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Willow Tit, 4 Sky Lark, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Wren, 150 Common Starling, 8 Blackbird, 424 Fieldfare to roost colliery area, 34 Redwing to roost colliery area, 2 Mistle Thrush, 3 Robin, 1 Meadow Pipit, 185 Common Chaffinch to roost colliery area, 6 Greenfinch, 60 Goldfinch, 12 Lesser Redpoll, 6 Bullfinch, 1 Yellowhammer, 3 Reed Bunting. Also 3 Roe Deer.

14/11/2011 BPW colliery area pm. 17 Mallard, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk attacking thrushes, 26 European Golden Plover, 12 Herring Gull, 10 Great Black-backed Gull, 48 Black-headed Gull, 4 Magpie, 2 Eurasian Jay, 8 Carrion Crow, 4 Goldcrest, 3 Blue Tit, 20 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Wren, 55 Common Starling, 8 Blackbird, 210 Fieldfare to roost, 1 Song Thrush, 67 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 208 Common Chaffinch to roost, 6 Greenfinch, 8 Goldfinch, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Reed Bunting.

12/11/2011 WHP. 1 Pink-footed Goose Will Pits Scrape, 20 Eurasian Wigeon pair Will Pits Scrape, 400 Eurasian Teal, 200 Mallard, 2 Pintail Will Pits Scrape, 1 Common Goldeneye female/juv Will Pits Scrape, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk,, 1 Peregrine Falcon female, 200 Fieldfare.

12.11.2011 4 Whooper Swan floods.

12/11/2011 RJS. 2 Marsh Harrier adult female and immature, 2 Hen Harrier ringtails, 2 Peregrine Falcon male and female, 1 Common Crane calling, 2 Common Stonechat pair along road.

11/11/2011 BPW. 2 Tawny Owl fields near Pony Bridge Wood at night.

10.11.2011 John Hitchcock 2 Short-eared Owl. 2 Common Crane.

10/11/2011 WHP. 300 Eurasian Teal, 300 Mallard, 1 Common Goldeneye male Will Pits Scrape, 1 LITTLE EGRET perched Middle Moor Tram near Blue Bridge, 2 Marsh Harrier, 2 Peregrine Falcon adult male, juv female, 1 Common Snipe, 8 Goldcrest, 1 Eurasian Treecreeper colliery area, 400 Fieldfare, 100 Redwing, 2 Common Stonechat pair Shoulder o' Mutton Tram.

10/11/2011 pm Rob Watson 1000 Pink-footed Goose circling over moors from north, 1 Marsh Harrier creamcrown, 1 Peregrine Falcon female chased and hit Pink-foot to ground, 3 Common Snipe, 1 Willow Tit flying together near platform, 100 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing. 

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10/11/2011 BPW colliery area 1 Pintail female over, 1 Common Kestrel, 7 Herring Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, 31 Wood Pigeon, 1 Little Owl at night, 3 Magpie, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 4 Wren, 7 Blackbird, 67 Fieldfare, 21 Redwing, 2 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 1 Pied Wagtail, 9 Meadow Pipit, 66 Common Chaffinch, 1 probable Brambling flight call and poor view, 4 Greenfinch, 5 Goldfinch, 9 Linnet, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Yellowhammer.

09/11/2011 BPW 10 Whooper Swan Floods, 1600 Pink-footed Goose Goole Fields, 3 Eurasian Wigeon, 10 Gadwall, 180 Eurasian Teal, 115 Mallard, 3 Shoveler, 7 Red-legged Partridge, 6 Common Pheasant, 3 Marsh Harrier immature male, female, juvenile, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk immature female Will Pits, 1 Osprey, Latest ever adult low (15m) and close (30m) over Green Belt going N, 1 Common Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Common Crane, 2 Common Snipe, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 81 Herring Gull, 27 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 300 Wood Pigeon, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Magpie, 26 Carrion Crow, 4 Goldcrest, 6 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 8 Sky Lark, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Wren, 120 Common Starling, 10 Blackbird, 800 Fieldfare to roost towards Will Pits, 2 Song Thrush, 30 Redwing, 4 Robin, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Meadow Pipit, 10 Common Chaffinch, 11 Goldfinch, 2 Linnet, 60 Lesser Redpoll, 5 Bullfinch, 1 Yellowhammer, 12 Reed Bunting. Also 8 Roe Deer, 1 Red Deer stag WP and a Fox next to Cranes.

09/11/2011 Colin Wall, Ian McDonald, Mick Oliver. 1 Woodcock Pony Bridge Marsh, 2 Common Stonechat pair Pony Bridge Marsh.

08/11/2011 WHP. 1600 Pink-footed Goose, 5 Gadwall, 300 Eurasian Teal, 300 Mallard, 1 Common Goldeneye, 1 Marsh Harrier, 50 Black-headed Gull, 10 Goldcrest, 1 Eurasian Treecreeper, 20 Blackbird, 200 Fieldfare, 100 Redwing, 20 Goldfinch, 4 Lesser Redpoll.

07.11.2011 John Hitchcock 2 Common Crane.

06/11/2011 RJS. 2550 Pink-footed Goose, 500 Greylag Goose, 3 Marsh Harrier, 2 Common Buzzard, 3 Peregrine Falcon 2 females, 1 male, 1 Eurasian Curlew going E, 2 Western Jackdaw, 2 Rook.

05.11.2011 John Hitchcock 1 Hen Harrier male Pony Bridge Marsh.

05/11/2011 Paul Adams. Pete Hinks. 2500 Pink-footed Goose Goole Fields, 40 Eurasian Teal, 6 Shoveler, 1 Hen Harrier Female Will Pits/Fisons Road, 1 Eurasian Jay, 1 Willow Tit, 1 Eurasian Treecreeper, 5 Bullfinch.

04/11/2011 night BPW 1 Barn Owl southern edge and fields, 1 Little Owl southern edge and fields.

04/11/2011 (Chris Evans, Natural England) 1 Hen Harrier ringtail Rawcliffe Moor

03/11/2011 Mick Oliver, Ian McDonald, 1 Snow Bunting midday John's seat limestone road.

03/11/2011 BPW 1200 Pink-footed Goose Goole Fields, 1 Common Kestrel, 3 Northern Lapwing, 4 Common Pheasant, 1 Black-headed Gull, 20 Wood Pigeon, 4 Magpie, 2 Eurasian Jay, 6 Carrion Crow, 3 Blue Tit, 12 Sky Lark, 8 Wren, 20 Common Starling, 4 Blackbird, 60 Fieldfare, 1 Song Thrush, 8 Redwing, 4 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Pied Wagtail, 12 Meadow Pipit, 2 Common Stonechat male and female road, 100 Common Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 25 Goldfinch, 2 Siskin, 5 Linnet, 7 Lesser Redpoll, 4 Bullfinch, 3 Yellowhammer, 4 Reed Bunting.

02/11/2011 WHP. 40 Whooper Swan, 300 Eurasian Teal, 200 Mallard, 20 Shoveler, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Marsh Harrier, 3 Common Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Common Gull, 50 Black-headed Gull.

02/11/2011 BPW 2 Marsh Harrier juv and imm male, 3 Common Kestrel, 100 Herring Gull, 20 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Short-eared Owl Shoulder o' Mutton Tram W end quartering from 16.15 till dark, 5 Magpie, 1 Eurasian Jay, 40 Carrion Crow, 1 Sky Lark, 1 Blackbird, 70 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, 2 Goldfinch.

02/11/2011 Mick Oliver, Ian McDonald, John Hitchcock, Ron Moat 1 SNOW BUNTING John's seat limestone road. Photo Ron Moat. 

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01/11/2011 BPW 20 Greylag Goose, 250 Eurasian Teal, 80 Mallard, 4 Common Pheasant, 2 Marsh Harrier adult male and immature male, 2 Common Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon immature female, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 100 Wood Pigeon, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Magpie, 4 Eurasian Jay, 30 Carrion Crow, 1 Goldcrest, 4 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 1 Coal Tit WP, 1 Willow Tit, 17 Sky Lark, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Eurasian Treecreeper WP, 8 Wren, 4 Blackbird, 40 Fieldfare, 1 Song Thrush, 10 Redwing, 4 Mistle Thrush, 8 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 10 Meadow Pipit, 2 Common Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Siskin, 40 Lesser Redpoll, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Yellowhammer, 6 Reed Bunting.