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Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm 31/07/2015 Chiffchaff 3, Willow Warbler 6, Blackcap 7, Reed Warbler 1, Wren 1, Robin 8.

Martin Warne 31/07/2015 Greylag Goose (domestic) 6, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Hobby 1, Green Sandpiper 3 West side Pools, Stonechat 4, Wheatear 1 West side Pools, Adder 2 Elmhirst Tram, Roe Deer 1.

Tom Lowe 30/07/2015 Greylag Goose (domestic) 306 Goole Fields, Canada Goose 1, Hobby 2, Golden Plover 32 Goole Fields, Lesser Black-backed Gull 9 W Pools pre-roost, Yellow-legged Gull 1 W Pools pre-roost, Great Black-backed Gull 1, Barn Owl 1, Nightjar 1 churring Goole Moor.

Martin Warne 30/07/2015 Greylag Goose (domestic) 20, Gadwall 6, Teal 17, Marsh Harrier 2, Kestrel 1, Lapwing 92, Dunlin 1 West side Pools, Green Sandpiper 1 West side Pools, Greenshank 1 West side Pools, Redshank 2, Snipe 1, Stonechat 4, Yellow Wagtail 1, Also Adder (Female).

Martin Warne 29/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 1, Hobby 1, Lapwing 53, Green Sandpiper 1 West side Pools, Redshank 1, Snipe 2, Swift 3, Green Woodpecker 1 Blackwater Dyke, Willow Tit 1 Blackwater Dyke.

Tom Lowe 29/07/2015 Greylag Goose (domestic) 256 Goole Fields but roosted W pools Goole Moor, Canada Goose 15, Mallard 80, Grey Heron 2, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 2, Hobby 1, Golden Plover 4, Lapwing 70, Wood Sandpiper 1 1 flew south calling over W Pools at 22.05, Snipe 2, Lesser Black-backed Gull 17 W Pools pre-roost, Yellow-legged Gull 3 W Pools pre-roost,CASPIAN GULL 1 pre-roost 2104-2112 then flew north,tl caspo.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caspian Gull (Tom Lowe 2015)

Nightjar 3 churring Goole Moor, Swift 50, Rook 106, Starling 90, Wheatear 1 juvenile at farm reservoir, Corn Bunting 2.

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 29/07/2015 Teal 20, Tufted Duck 7 and 6 young Will Pits Scrape, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 5, Kestrel 3, Hobby 8, Lapwing 143, BAR-TAILED GODWIT 1 on W side floods, Snipe 2, Swift 200, Green Woodpecker 3 Bank Top Will Pits, Willow Tit 2, Sand Martin 20, House Martin 100, Chiffchaff 3, Willow Warbler 8, Blackcap 1, Whitethroat 2, Sedge Warbler 3, Reed Warbler 2, Wren 3, Robin 3, Wheatear1, Dunnock 2, Yellow Wagtail 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Chaffinch 3, Goldfinch 5, Linnet 4, Reed Bunting 3.

Ian McDonald, Mick Oliver, Natural England/LIFE staff 29/07/2015 Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Hobby 6, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 58, Turtle Dove 1 Green Belt, Willow Tit 1 Blackwater Dike at Will Pits, Swallow 6, Mistle Thrush 1, House Sparrow 20 Creyke's Crossing, Yellow Wagtail 2 immatures fields before Creyke's gate, Meadow Pipit 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Goldfinch 1, Yellowhammer 2. Also Adder 2 Southern Canals. Bog Bush Cricket 3+.

Bryan Wainwright (Natural England Reserve Manager) 28/07/2015 Hobby 1, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 6, Collared Dove 2 Creyke's Crossing, Swift 22, Sand Martin 1, Swallow 5, House Martin 20, House Sparrow 30 Creyke's Crossing, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Goldfinch 5. Also Roe Deer 2.

Richard Sprakes 26/07/2 Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 5 pair and 3 juveniles, Hobby 6, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 50, Black-tailed Godwit 20 S, Green Sandpiper 1. 

Bryan Wainwright (Natural England Reserve Manger) 24/07/2015 Sparrowhawk 1.

Martin Warne 24/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 2, Kestrel 1, Hobby 2, Lapwing 51, Dunlin 1 Feeding West side Pools, Redshank 1, Snipe 3 Feeding West side Pools, Black-headed Gull 12, Swift 6, Green Woodpecker 2 Feeding along Bank Top track, Stonechat 8 (1 male, 7 juveniles), Also Fox 1.

Martin Warne 23/07/2015 Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Kestrel 3, Hobby 5, Peregrine 1, Water Rail 4, Lapwing 30, Swift 40, House Martin 12, Yellowhammer 2, Also Roe Deer 1, Adder 2.

Ian McDonald, Graham Fox 22/07/2015 Pheasant 1 female sheltering brood of chicks at tilting weir west end southern boundary drain, Grey Heron 1 calling Bell's Pond area, Marsh Harrier 1 female, Lapwing 12 Woodside, Turtle Dove 1 calling for long periods near Rhododendron Path, Swift 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Rhododendron Path, Jay 1 Collis's Tram, Skylark 1 carrying long piece of grass, fisons road north, Chiffchaff 1, Whitethroat 1, Sedge Warbler 1, Blackbird 1, Mistle Thrush 4 Green Belt, Robin 1, Linnet 3, Reed Bunting 1.

Bev Baxter, Rob Adams Ringing Creyke's Gate 22/07/2015 Blackcap 5, Whitethroat 6, Robin 2, Great Tit 1, Wren 1, Chiffchaff 2, Willow Warbler 11, Treecreeper 1, Redstart 1 very young, Garden Warbler 1.

Martin Warne 22/07/2015 Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Kestrel 3, Hobby 1, Lapwing 42, Ringed Plover 1, Redshank 4, Swift 1, Jay 1, Swallow 1, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Yellow Wagtail 1, Linnet 6, Yellowhammer 1, Also Brown Hare 1, Roe Deer 1.

Tom Lowe 22/07/2015 Greylag Goose (domestic) 12, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 2, Lapwing 108, Ringed Plover 2 with 1 remaining juvenile, Greenshank 1 S over Goole Moor, Lesser Black-backed Gull 4 over, Swift 120, Yellowhammer 2.

Tom Lowe 21/07/2015 Canada Goose 13 W, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 3, Hobby 2, Nightjar 1, Corn Bunting 2.

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 21/07/2015 Teal 70, Shoveler 6, Tufted Duck 1, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 4, Hobby 1, Lapwing 35, Greenshank 1, Redshank 1, Snipe 8, Swift 200, Sand Martin 40, House Martin 20, Chiffchaff 5, Blackcap 3, Whitethroat 6, Sedge Warbler 4, Reed Warbler 1, Wren 6, Reed Bunting 5.

Steve Hiner (Natural England Reserve Manager) additional species 20/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 1 male, New Moor, Sparrowhawk 1 female, Swinefleet gate, Kestrel 1 Southern Canals, Lapwing 3 Snaith + Cowick Floods, Turtle dove 1 Elmhirst boundary drain, Blackcap 1 Woodpecker Corner, Sedge Warbler 1 western edge of moor, Wren 1 Woodpecker Corner, Blackbird 1 Woodpecker Corner, Meadow Pipit 4 Snaith + Cowick Floods, Yellowhammer 1 Green Belt. Also Adder 1 female, Elmhirst boundary drain, Common Frog 1 froglet, eastern boundary of southern canals. sh roe deer fawn.jpg













 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Roe Deer fawn (Steve Hiner 2015) 

Bryan Wainwright, Steve Hiner (Natural England Reserve Managers) WeBs 20/07/2015 Greylag Goose (domestic) 3, Shelduck 2, Gadwall 5, Teal 102 inc. 1 female with 7 unfledged young Will Pits Scrape, Mallard 22, Tufted Duck 9 inc. 2 fledged young Will Pits Scrape, Pheasant 4, Grey Heron 3 possibly 4, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Hobby 4, Moorhen 5, Coot 2, Lapwing 129 Will Pits Scrape, Woodside and W side, Ringed Plover 2 with 2 unfledged young Goole Moor W Pools, Woodpigeon 10, Barn Owl 1 (river bank Rawcliffe Bridge), Swift 40, Jay 2, Blue Tit 4, Willow Tit 1 calling Will Pits, Swallow 12, Long-tailed Tit 2, Chiffchaff 1, Willow Warbler 3, Blackcap 2, Whitethroat 2, Reed Warbler 1, Treecreeper 1, Wren 2, Tree Sparrow 1 Swinefleet gate, Yellow Wagtail 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 3, Chaffinch 2, Goldfinch 1, Linnet 1, Bullfinch 2 Will Pits, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 4. Also Roe Deer 10.

Moth team 17/07/2015 Woodcock 2 Male Bank Top, cream crown New Moor, Tawny Owl 1 Bank Top. Also Stoat 1 Creyke's Sidings, Common Pipistrelle 2 Will Pits and Creyke's gate. 

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Garden Tiger (Bryan Wainwright 2015) 

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Poplar Hawkmoth (Bryan Wainwright 2015) 

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Common White Wave (Bryan Wainwright 2015) 

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Large Emerald (Bryan Wainwright 2015) 

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 17/07/2015 Little Egret 1 West pools Goole Moor, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 2, Lapwing 30, Black Tern 1 adult moulting Green Belt floods, Stock Dove 3, Swift 50, Swallow 12, Chiffchaff 5, Blackcap 3, Whitethroat 6, Sedge Warbler 6, Reed Warbler 2, Wren 8, Yellowhammer 1. Also Adder 3 Will Pits Scrape viewing mound.

Bryan Wainwright (Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley in part) 17/07/2015 Tufted Duck 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 1, Hobby 2, Peregrine 1 male mobbed by Hobby, Lapwing 87 Will Pits Scrape, Woodside and W side, Green Sandpiper 1 W side floods, Redshank 1, Snipe 3 W side floods, Black Tern 1 adult moulting Green Belt floods, Black-headed Gull 4, Lesser Black-backed Gull 1, Stock Dove 3, Swift 8, Jay 1, Sand Martin 4, Swallow 3, Chiffchaff 3, Grasshopper Warbler 2, Sedge Warbler 2, Reed Warbler 2, Blackbird 2, House Sparrow 30 Swinefleet gate, Tree Sparrow 1 Creyke's Crossing, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 4, Goldfinch 8, Linnet 3, Bullfinch 1 Will Pits.

Bryan Wainwright (Natural England Reserve Manager) 15/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Hobby 1, Lapwing 88 Will Pits Scrape and Woodside, Redshank 1, Black-headed Gull 10, Lesser Black-backed Gull 1, Swift 4, Chiffchaff 1, Grasshopper Warbler 2, Wren 1, Stonechat 2 a pair picnic table, Meadow Pipit 1, Bullfinch 4 Will Pits. Also Fox 1 Will Pits, Roe Deer 1. Adder 2 : 1 female viewing mound, 1 female on road T junction Will Pits.

Martin Warne 15/07/2015 Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Hobby 1, Redshank 3, Willow Tit 3, Also Fox 2, Roe Deer 1.

Martin Warne 14/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Hobby 1, Water Rail 1, Ringed Plover 1, Willow Tit 1, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Also Hedgehog 1, Fox 1.

Tom Lowe 16/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 2, Hobby 1, Lapwing 40, Grey Partridge 2 Goole Fields, Peregrine 1 immature male Goole Fields anemometer mast, Golden Plover 9 Goole Fields, Coal Tit 1.

Tom Lowe 15/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 5, Buzzard 7, Kestrel 2, Hobby 2, Lapwing 60, Ringed Plover 2 a pair with 3 young W Pools (a rare confirmed breeding record), Redshank 1, Nightjar 2 churring.

Steve Hiner (Natural England Reserve Manager) 14/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 2 Male Bank Top, cream crown New Moor, Buzzard 1 Bank Top, Chiffchaff 2, Grasshopper Warbler 2 1 Pony Bridge Marsh, 1 Green Belt. Also Fox 2. Adder 1 female, Will Pits Scrape viewing mound, Common Lizard 1 NNR shed. Black-tailed Skimmer 1 male, Angle Drain.

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 14/07/2015 Greylag Goose (domestic) 3, Shelduck 2, Teal 40, Mallard 10, Tufted Duck 2, Grey Heron 6, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 4, Hobby 5, Lapwing 30, Dunlin 1, Green Sandpiper 2, Snipe 1, Turtle Dove 2, Swift 100, Jay 1, Blue Tit 5, Skylark 1, Long-tailed Tit 8, Chiffchaff 16, Willow Warbler 10, Blackcap 12, Garden Warbler 1, Whitethroat 6, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Sedge Warbler 7, Reed Warbler 3, Blackbird 10, Stonechat 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 6, Chaffinch 6, Goldfinch 10, Linnet 9, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 3.

Rob Watson 12/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Lapwing 25 Will Pits Scrape, Turtle Dove 4 Crowle 4 heard from different areas from Goat field path, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits/Blackwater Dyke, Swallow 60 including juveniles over Goat field and including 40 on telephone wires at one point (photo of Juvenile.), Chiffchaff 2, Blackcap 3, Garden Warbler 3, Whitethroat 6, Sedge Warbler 3, Yellowhammer 1 Crowle singing, Reed Bunting 3. Also Roe Deer 3. Adder 1 female Will Pits Scrape: note this was next to log seat in long grass today. 10 days ago it was on top of log and then went inside the log seat- the one facing WPS! Large Heath (photo) Ringlets 150 (photo) Gatekeepers, Meadow Browns, Large and Small White, Comma and Small Tortoiseshells, small and Large Skippers 60, Common Hawker (photo eating Black Darter), Black-tailed Skimmer, Black Darter, Ruddy Darter (photo) and Silver Y Moth. Marmalade hoverfly - fairly common. rw swallow.jpg













 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swallow (Rob Watson 2015) 



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Large Heath (Rob Watson 2015) 

 

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Ringlets (Rob Watson 2015) 

 

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 Ruddy Darter (Rob Watson 2015) 

 

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Common Hawker (photo eating Black Darter) (Rob Watson 2015) 

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Marmalade hoverfly (Rob Watson 2015) 

Bev Baxter Ringing Top House & Priory Farm 11/07/2015 Barn Owl 8 chicks, Blue Tit 3, Blackcap 5, Whitethroat 6, Blackbird 4 (1 RT, 3 NEW), Song Thrush 1, Robin 2, Dunnock 1 RT, Goldfinch 2.

Steve Hiner (Natural England Reserve Manager) 10/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 1 New Moor, Buzzard 1 Inkle Moor, Kestrel 1 New Moor, Hobby 2 New Moor, Long Eared Owl 1 Paraffin, Swift 5 New Moor, Chiffchaff 1 Inkle Moor. Also Meadow Brown 258+ Inkle Meadows.

Martin Warne, (in part)Ian McDonald 08/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Hobby 6, Ringed Plover 3, Redshank 3, Swift 50, Also Stoat 1, Roe Deer 2.

Bryan Wainwright 08/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1 immature on road at Green Belt, Buzzard 2, Hobby 3, Coot 1, Cuckoo 2, Swift 50, Skylark 4, Chiffchaff 2, Willow Warbler 2, Blackcap 4, Sedge Warbler 2, Reed Warbler 3, Siskin 2. Also Fox 1.

Steve Hiner (Natural England Reserve Manager) 07/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 1 male, New Moor, Sparrowhawk 1 male, Will Pits, Buzzard 1 Bank Top, Hobby 1 Bank Top, Coot 1 Will Pits Scrape, Crane 3 fields north of goole Moor, Stock Dove 1 nest box NNR shed, Cuckoo 1 Bank Top, Wren 1, Stonechat 1 male, New Moor, Yellow Wagtail 2 Creykes Gate. Also Common Lizard 1 NNR shed. sh liz.jpg













 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Common Lizard (Steve Hiner 2015) 

Bryan Wainwright 07/07/2015 Teal 2 two families with unfledged young of four and seven both in same ditch W side Goole Moor, Mallard 2 family with 4 unfledged young W side Goole Moor, Lapwing 31, Little Ringed Plover 2 W pools Goole Moor, Ringed Plover 2 W pools Goole Moor, Redshank 3 W pools Goole Moor, Swift 24, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 2, Skylark 1, Swallow 1, Chiffchaff 1, Yellow Wagtail 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 3 and 6 fledged young W pools Goole Moor, Linnet 4, Yellowhammer 4. Also Roe Deer 1, Fox 2 cubs rolling and playing about W pools Goole Moor.

Martin Warne 07/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1 Over West side Pools carrying a Snake, Kestrel 2, Hobby 3, Redshank 1, Stonechat 1, Yellow Wagtail 1.

Tom Lowe 06/07/2015 Greylag Goose (domestic) 16 roosting, Long-eared Owl1 Creyke's, Nightjar 3 heard N edge. Also Hedgehog 1 100m before Creyke's gate arable track.

John Durrant 05/07/2015 Long-eared Owl 1 W side near Inkle Flatts. 

 


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Grass Snake Will Pits Scrape (Steve Hiner 2015) 

Martin Warne 05/07/2015 Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Kestrel 1, Coot 1, Oystercatcher 1 Goole Moor West Pools, Lapwing 33, Ringed Plover 5 Goole Moor West Pools, Redshank 5 Goole Moor West Pools, Turtle Dove 1 Collis Tram, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2.

Tom Lowe 07/07/2015 Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Kestrel 3, Hobby 1, Lapwing 45, Little Ringed Plover 6 adults, Ringed Plover 2 a sitting bird included, Redshank 6 and 2 juveniles, Barn Owl 1 le Fields, Nightjar 1 heard N edge, Swift 570.

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 02/07/2015 Greylag Goose (domestic) 4, Canada Goose 3, Gadwall 2, Teal 8, Shoveler 2, Pochard 2, Tufted Duck 8, Little Grebe 2, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 2, Coot 2, Lapwing 50, Cuckoo 4, Swift 50, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Carrion Crow 20, Blue Tit 5, Great Tit 4, Long-tailed Tit 8, Chiffchaff 9, Willow Warbler 15, Blackcap 20, Garden Warbler 6, Whitethroat 9, Grasshopper Warbler 2, Sedge Warbler 8, Reed Warbler 4, Wren 12, Blackbird 6, Stonechat 2, Yellow Wagtail 2, Chaffinch 7, Goldfinch 5, Linnet 4, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 6.

Bryan Wainwright 02/07/2015 Moorhen 1, Little Ringed Plover 1, Black-headed Gull 18, Common Gull 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull 1, Turtle Dove 2 flew off pit tip, Cuckoo 1, Swift 40, Magpie 8, Skylark 3, Swallow 1, House Martin 4, Long-tailed Tit 4, Chiffchaff 3, Willow Warbler 4, Blackcap 1, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Sedge Warbler 1, Reed Warbler 1, Wren 5, Blackbird 8, Song Thrush 3, Robin 1, House Sparrow 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Chaffinch 2, Goldfinch 6, Linnet 3, Bullfinch 4, Yellowhammer 2. Also Roe Deer 1.

Bryan Wainwright 01/07/2015 Little Grebe 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Kestrel 2, Hobby 2, Peregrine 1 immature male being mobbed by 2 Hobbies over floods, Coot 4 and 2 unfledged young W floods near Paraffin, Lapwing 12, Ringed Plover 2 W side floods, Curlew 2 SW am, Green Sandpiper 5 together Woodside, Snipe 3 of which 1 drumming W side floods, Black-headed Gull 14, Cuckoo 1, Swift 45, Blue Tit 4, Skylark 3, Long-tailed Tit 5, Grasshopper Warbler 2, Sedge Warbler 4, Goldfinch 2, Siskin 1 Will Pits, Linnet 8, Yellowhammer 1. Also Red Deer 2 Will Pits, Roe Deer 1, Fox 1 Creyke's.