LATEST SIGHTINGS: 

 

Martin Warne 31/12/2016 Gadwall 7, Teal 135, Mallard 192, Shoveler 3, Tufted Duck 5, Goosander 7, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 2, Kestrel 1, Merlin 1 W side often perched in large birch, Peregrine 3 adults male and female and immature together W side, Water Rail 2, Collared Dove 5, Barn Owl 1, Jay 1, Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 9, Great Tit 2, Coal Tit 3, Willow Tit 1 Creykes Gate 1, Long-tailed Tit 12, Chiffchaff 2, Treecreeper 1, Wren 3, Starling 311,  Fieldfare 100, Robin 9, Stonechat 1, Tree Sparrow 2, Meadow Pipit 4, Lesser Redpoll 2, Bullfinch 16 all Will Pits, 13 in one flock, Reed Bunting 1.

 

Bryan Wainwright 31/12/2016 Gadwall 4, Teal 136, Mallard 323, Pintail 1 female Will Pits Scrape, Shoveler 6, Tufted Duck 5, Goosander 7 all on floods at S bends, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1 female, Merlin 1 W side often perched in large birch, Peregrine 3 adults male and female and immature together W side, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 2, Black-headed Gull 8, Common Gull 10, Herring Gull 2, Woodpigeon 300, Barn Owl 1, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 2, Starling 130, Blackbird 6, Fieldfare 140, Redwing 1, Robin 4, Stonechat 1, Dunnock 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Goldfinch 3, Linnet 22, Bullfinch 19 all Will Pits, 13 in one flock, Reed Bunting 12. Roe Deer 5.

 

Dirk Rigby 30/12/2016 Brambling 1.

 

Peter Hinks, Brian Smith 30/12/2016 Wigeon 13, Gadwall 2, Teal 140, Mallard 180, Goosander 2, Grey Partridge 9 Red House Farm (photo Brian Smith), Pheasant 4, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 3, Golden Plover 39 Red House Farm, Woodpigeon 600, Rook 40 fields Swinefleet peat works, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 1, Long-tailed Tit 4, Wren 3, Starling 50, Blackbird 8, Fieldfare 35, Robin 7, Stonechat 3, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Chaffinch 8, Reed Bunting 6.

 

Bev Baxter 30/12/2016 Fieldfare 1, Redwing 2, Tree Sparrow 1, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 5 (2 RT), Linnet 29, Reed Bunting 15 (14 RT).

 

Martin Warne 30/12 2016 Pink-footed Goose 100, Wigeon 1, Teal 21, Marsh Harrier 4, Hen Harrier 1 male, Buzzard 2, Merlin 1, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 6, Black-headed Gull 1, Barn Owl 1, Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 1, Great Tit 1, Coal Tit 1, Skylark 1, Wren 5, Starling 20, Fieldfare 45, Mistle Thrush 1, Robin 4, Stonechat 5, Lesser Redpoll 2, Bullfinch 1.

 

 

 

Bryan Wainwright 29/12/2016 Pink-footed Goose 500, Wigeon 1, Gadwall 11, Teal 175, Mallard 223, Pintail 1 immature/female Will Pits Scrape, Shoveler 2, Tufted Duck 1, Goosander 2 males Will Pits Scrape, Marsh Harrier 2, Merlin 1 female on W side floods, Snipe 4, Black-headed Gull 8 NW fields, Common Gull 65 NW fields, Stock Dove 2, Woodpigeon 200, Barn Owl 1, Little Owl 1 in apex of Creyke's Sidings ruin, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Blue Tit 2, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Long-tailed Tit 2, Wren 6, Starling 40, Blackbird 18, Fieldfare 98, Song Thrush 1, Robin 15, Stonechat 1 male, Dunnock 1, Goldfinch 5, Lesser Redpoll 22, Bullfinch 3, Reed Bunting 10. Roe Deer 2.

 

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 28/12/2016 Pink-footed Goose 300, Wigeon 4, Gadwall 6, Teal 100, Mallard 259, Pintail 1 f/imm, Shoveler 1, Tufted Duck 1, Goosander 3, Marsh Harrier 1, Hen Harrier 1 male W side, Merlin 1 W side, Great Black-backed Gull 1, Barn Owl 1, Coal Tit 1, Fieldfare 200, Robin 12, Stonechat 3, Goldfinch 9, Lesser Redpoll 34.

 

Bev Baxter 28/12/2016 Jay 1, Blackbird 2, Redwing 4, Tree Sparrow 3 (1 RT), Chaffinch 7 (4 RT), Greenfinch 3, Goldfinch 6 (2 RT), Reed Bunting 20 (7 RT).

 

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk 28/12/2016 Teal 4, Marsh Harrier 6, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 1, Lapwing 70, Black-headed Gull 1, Great Black-backed Gull 3, Goldcrest 2, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 1, Coal Tit 1, Willow Tit 1, Long-tailed Tit 12, Wren 16, Fieldfare 90, Robin 3, Stonechat 5, Chaffinch 1, Lesser Redpoll 27, Common Redpoll (Mealy) possible 1, Bullfinch 1, Reed Bunting 8.

 

Bryan Wainwright 28/12/2016 Sparrowhawk 1 over E (to Will Pits Scrape?), Buzzard 1, Black-headed Gull 40, Herring Gull 30, Magpie 7, Jay 1, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 8, Long-tailed Tit 6, Wren 8, Blackbird 33, Fieldfare 12, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 2, Robin 7, Dunnock 6, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Meadow Pipit 3, Chaffinch 106, Greenfinch 2, Goldfinch 10, Lesser Redpoll 8, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 2. Roe Deer 6.

 

Bev Baxter 27/12/2016 Redwing 2, Tree Sparrow 4 (2 RT), Chaffinch 2, Greenfinch 4, Goldfinch 5 (1 RT), Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 10 (2 RT).

 

Peter Hinks, Madge Beevers, Simone Maw 27/12/2016 Teal 3, Mallard 25, Goosander 6, Pheasant 12, Kestrel 4, Lapwing 35, Common Gull 15, Great Black-backed Gull 5, Woodpigeon 550, Magpie 4, Carrion Crow 12, Blue Tit 3, Starling 55, Blackbird 18, Fieldfare 38, Robin 6, Stonechat 2, Dunnock 2, Chaffinch 40, Goldfinch 50, Reed Bunting 2, Roe Deer 7, Fox 1, Grey Squirrel 1, Brown Hare 1. Also Twite 5, and Pink-footed Goose 750 just S of Swinefleet.

 

Bryan Wainwright 27/12/2016 Goosander 4 over E (to Will Pits Scrape?), Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Black-headed Gull 19, Great Black-backed Gull 1, Magpie 7, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 4, Wren 1, Blackbird 30, Fieldfare 18, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 2, Robin 3, Dunnock 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Chaffinch 84 to roost colliery area, Goldfinch 10, Lesser Redpoll 1, Bullfinch 4.

 

Martin Warne 26/12/2016 Goosander 6, Marsh Harrier 2, Kestrel 1, Moorhen 2, Lesser Black-backed Gull 1, Great Black-backed Gull 2, Barn Owl 1, Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 3, Great Tit 2, Coal Tit 1, Treecreeper 1, Starling 40, Fieldfare 40, Stonechat 2 (photo), Chaffinch 2, Goldfinch 2, Bullfinch 4, Reed Bunting 1.

 

Bryan Wainwright 25/12/2016 Wigeon 4, Gadwall 25, Teal 52, Mallard 162, Shoveler 3, Tufted Duck 5, Goosander 8, Grey Partridge 2 Creyke's crossing, Pheasant 7, Marsh Harrier 4, Hen Harrier 1 2nd winter male Inkle Flatts going W only 30m away at eye level! 08.15, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Golden Plover 53 W, Black-headed Gull 1, Great Black-backed Gull 2, Stock Dove 5, Woodpigeon 500, Barn Owl 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Magpie 5, Carrion Crow 30, Goldcrest 2, Blue Tit 6, Great Tit 4, Cetti’s Warbler 1 singing E end Goole Moor Tram, Long-tailed Tit 2, Wren 5, Starling 14, Blackbird 41, Fieldfare 149, Redwing 2, Robin 7, Stonechat 3, Dunnock 5, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 5, Meadow Pipit 8, Chaffinch 153 from colliery area roost, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 30, Lesser Redpoll 13, Bullfinch 11, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 17.

 

Martin Warne 24/12/2016 Teal 17, Shoveler 2, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1, Merlin 1, Common Gull 3, Barn Owl 1, Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 6, Great Tit 2, Coal Tit 1, Starling 40, Fieldfare 40, Mistle Thrush 1, Robin 2, Stonechat 4, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Chaffinch 1, Lesser Redpoll 7, Bullfinch 3, Roe Deer 1.

 

Bryan Wainwright 24/12/2016 Wigeon 1, Gadwall 26, Teal 64, Mallard 364, Shoveler 3, Tufted Duck 3, Goosander 2, Cormorant 1 Will Pits Scrape, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1 female, Black-headed Gull 1, Common Gull 8, Herring Gull 1, Woodpigeon 300, Barn Owl 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Great Tit 1, Starling 40, Blackbird 8, Fieldfare 77, Robin 2, Stonechat 4, Dunnock 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Chaffinch 1, Lesser Redpoll 1, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 2. Red Deer 7, Roe Deer 2.

 

Bryan Wainwright, Helen Kirk 23/12/2016 Gadwall 38, Teal 70, Mallard 530, Shoveler 1, Tufted Duck 3, Goldeneye 1 male Will Pits Scrape, Goosander 3 (2 males), Pheasant 4, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Hen Harrier 1 male Shoulder o' Mutton 14.00, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Magpie 1, Carrion Crow 20, Long-tailed Tit 10, Wren 3, Blackbird 8, Fieldfare 10, Mistle Thrush 2, Robin 2, Stonechat 1 male, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Linnet 12, Lesser Redpoll 20, Bullfinch 4, Reed Bunting 2. 

 

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 22/12/2016 Wigeon 3, Gadwall 8, Teal 10, Mallard 300, Tufted Duck 75, Goosander 3, Marsh Harrier 3, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 2, Blue Tit 5, Long-tailed Tit 31, Chiffchaff 1, Treecreeper 1, Fieldfare 1, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 14.

 

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 20/12/2016 Pink-footed Goose 300, Gadwall 4, Teal 35, Mallard 220, Shoveler 8, Tufted Duck 75, Goosander 1, Marsh Harrier 8 (1 male), Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 2, Coal Tit 1, Long-tailed Tit 6, Fieldfare 500, Stonechat 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 4, Goldfinch 12, Linnet 40, Lesser Redpoll 350, Bullfinch 6.

 

Steve Hiner, Dave Blackham 19/12/2016 Greylag Goose (domestic) 350, Mallard 120, Tufted Duck 15, Goosander 2 males Will Pits Scrape, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Merlin 1 Snaith + Cowick, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Lesser Redpoll 23, Steve Hiner. 

 

Tom Lowe 19/12/2016 Bean Goose (Tundra) 1 with Pink's off site in field 1/2ml SSW of Swinefleet having come from Goole Moor roost, Pink-footed Goose 1460 (1050 from moors roost larger figure to roost), Mallard 26, Shoveler 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 3, Water Rail 2, Cetti’s Warbler 1 E end Goole Moor Tram, Stonechat 3, Goldfinch 40, Lesser Redpoll 280 Goole Moor Tram, Common Redpoll (Mealy) 3, Arctic Redpoll 1 possible Coue's.

 

Bryan Wainwright 18/12/2016 Mute Swan 2 W side pools, Pink-footed Goose 42, Gadwall 10, Teal 60, Mallard 50, Tufted Duck 78 Will Pits Scrape a new maximum, Marsh Harrier 1, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 2 seen well and calling Swinefleet Warping Drain opposite Goole Moor Tram, Moorhen 2, Lapwing 1, Black-headed Gull 23, Barn Owl 1, Blue Tit 2, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits Scrape, Cetti’s Warbler 1 E end Goole Moor Tram, Long-tailed Tit 6, Blackbird 9, Fieldfare 46, Redwing 8, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 5, Meadow Pipit 9, Chaffinch 163, Goldfinch 60, Linnet 30, Lesser Redpoll 10, Bullfinch 6.

 

Bryan Wainwright 17/12/2016 Wigeon 2, Tufted Duck 45 Will Pits Scrape, Goosander 3, Marsh Harrier 5, Kestrel 1, Merlin 1 female W side, Peregrine 1 adult male over W side N, Water Rail 2, Blackbird 4, Fieldfare 58.

 

Martin Warne 17/12/2016 Wigeon 9, Gadwall 4, Teal 52, Shoveler 10, Tufted Duck 57 Will Pits Scrape a new maximum, Goosander 7, Marsh Harrier 5, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Peregrine 1 male, Water Rail 1, Black-headed Gull 3, Barn Owl 1, Jay 1, Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 13, Great Tit 2, Long-tailed Tit 16, Starling 120, Fieldfare 118, Redwing 1, Stonechat 3, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 3, Chaffinch 1, Lesser Redpoll 1, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 4.

 

Steve Hiner, Lukas Rowe (WeBs) 16/12/2016 Brent Goose 1 Will Pits Scrape then off N (SH 2nd record for Thorne Moors), Wigeon 37, Teal 6, Mallard 345, Shoveler 3, Tufted Duck 32, Marsh Harrier 3, Hen Harrier 1 male, Buzzard 2, Merlin 1, Lapwing 71, Green Sandpiper 1, Woodcock 11, Snipe 3, Black-headed Gull 2, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits Scrape, Blackbird 2, Wren 2, Meadow Pipit 2, Goldfinch 2.

 

Helen Kirk 16/12/2016 Teal 200, Mallard 60, Pheasant 3, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Merlin 1, Water Rail 1 maybe 2, Snipe 2 maybe 3, Woodpigeon 100, Barn Owl 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Magpie 2, Jay 1, Carrion Crow 12, Blue Tit 6, Great Tit 6, Long-tailed Tit 30, Wren 3, Starling 40, Blackbird 8, Fieldfare 10, Redwing 6, Stonechat 3 (1 male), Meadow Pipit 4, Chaffinch 20, Lesser Redpoll 20, Reed Bunting 5. 

 

Bryan Wainwright 16/12/2016 Pochard 1 male Will Pits Scrape, Tufted Duck 32 Will Pits Scrape, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Merlin 1 female W side, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 4, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits Scrape, Cetti’s Warbler 1 E end Goole Moor Tram, Long-tailed Tit 6, Stonechat 2, Meadow Pipit 1. Roe Deer 3.

 

Tom Lowe 15/12/2016 Bean Goose (Tundra) 1 adult with Pinks, Pink-footed Goose 390 NE from Goole Moor roost at 8am to feed in fields SE of Swinefleet, Mallard 32, Grey Partridge 8, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 1, Peregrine 2 adults, Golden Plover 160, Kingfisher 1.

 

David Slack 14/12/2016 Pink-footed Goose 65, Teal 3, Mallard 12, Marsh Harrier 4, Merlin 1, Wren 8, Stonechat 3, Lesser Redpoll 25, Reed Bunting 6.

 

Bryan Wainwright 14/12/2016 Wigeon 8, Gadwall 6, Teal 10, Mallard 90, Shoveler 3, Tufted Duck 21, Goosander 5, Marsh Harrier 1, Kestrel 1, Woodcock 1 Bell's early am, Woodpigeon 220, Magpie 1, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 2, Willow Tit 1 E end Goole Moor Tram, Long-tailed Tit 5, Wren 3, Blackbird 34, Fieldfare 13, Redwing 2, Mistle Thrush 2, Robin 2, Robin 2, Stonechat 2, Dunnock 3, Dunnock 3, Tree Sparrow 2 Creyke's Sidings, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 5, Chaffinch 206 from Bell's roost, Goldfinch 5, Lesser Redpoll 5, Bullfinch 1, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 10.

 

Martin Warne 12/12/2016  (very foggy with poor visibility) Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 2, Coal Tit 2, Long-tailed Tit 5, Mistle Thrush 1, Stonechat 1, Chaffinch 3, Goldfinch 30, Lesser Redpoll 2, Reed Bunting 3.

 

Martin Warne 11/12/2016 Pink-footed Goose 34, Pheasant 25, Marsh Harrier 1, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1,  Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 1, Coal Tit 1, Fieldfare 8, Redwing 2, Mistle Thrush 1, Tree Sparrow 5, Goldfinch 10, Lesser Redpoll 30.

 

Martin Warne, Steve Hiner (in part) 09/12/2016 Pheasant 34, Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 1, Merlin 1, Woodcock 1, Stock Dove 16, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 4, Blue Tit 4, Coal Tit 1, Starling 60, Fieldfare 125, Redwing 50, Stonechat 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Goldfinch 1, Lesser Redpoll 4.

 

Steve Hiner 06/12/2016 Merlin 1 Snaith + Cowick, Blue Tit 2, Wren 1, Blackbird 2, Fieldfare 12, Robin 2, Lesser Redpoll 25. 

 

Helen Kirk 05/12/2016 Teal 200, Mallard 400, Shoveler 1 male, Goldeneye 2 females, Goosander 5 (2 males), Marsh Harrier 1.

 

Martin Warne 03/12/2016 Wigeon 2, Gadwall 2, Teal 23, Pintail 4 in flight over Green Belt, Shoveler 1, Goldeneye 1 female, Goosander 6, Cormorant 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 2, Merlin 1 female, Water Rail 3, Moorhen 2, Lapwing 1, Black-headed Gull 54, Barn Owl 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 2, Goldcrest 5, Blue Tit 5, Great Tit 2, Long-tailed Tit 3, Fieldfare 101, Stonechat 3, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 3, Chaffinch 6, Goldfinch 10, Lesser Redpoll 40, Bullfinch 3, Reed Bunting 20.