Bev Baxter 30/06/2017 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Blue Tit 1, Chiffchaff 2 (1 RT), Willow Warbler 2, Whitethroat 19 (4 RT), Blackbird 3, Robin 1.

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 27/06/2017 Teal 30, Mallard 6, Shoveler 3, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4 (2 males), Oystercatcher 2, Lapwing 20, Snipe 1, Redshank 4, Turtle Dove 2, Cuckoo 4, Barn Owl 1, Little Owl 1, Swift 50, Swallow 6, House Martin 25, Cetti’s Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 11, Willow Warbler 7, Garden Warbler 8, Whitethroat 8, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Sedge Warbler 6, Reed Warbler 4, Stonechat 4, Yellowhammer 1, Corn Bunting 1. Red Deer 4 inc. 2 very young.

Ron Moat 26/06/2017 Little Egret 2 Paraffin floods.

Bryan Wainwright 26/06/2017 Grey Partridge 1 Priory Farm, Marsh Harrier 4, Willow Tit 1, Bullfinch 1.

Martin Warne 25/06/2017 Marsh Harrier 1, Kestrel 1, Redshank 1, Turtle Dove 1, Cuckoo 3, Little Owl 1, Stonechat 3, Yellow Wagtail 1, Corn Bunting 1.

Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley 24/06/2017 Greylag Goose (domestic) 1, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 1, Hobby 7, Little Ringed Plover 1 Paraffin floods, Lapwing 36, Black-tailed Godwit 6 all in summer plumage S across W side of floods, Green Sandpiper 1 Paraffin floods, Redshank 4, Lesser Black-backed Gull 1, Black-headed Gull 5, Cuckoo 4, Little Owl 1, Swift 40, Jay 1, House Martin 6, Stonechat 4, Tree Sparrow 6 Priory Farm, Yellow Wagtail 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Bullfinch 2 Will Pits. Roe Deer 1, Red Deer 1 female with spotted calf, Field Vole ran across track to Creyke’s gate. Comma 2.

Martin Warne 23/06/2017 Grey Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 1, Hobby 1, Water Rail 2, Dunlin 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Redshank 4, Cuckoo 3, Little Owl 1, Willow Tit 1, Sand Martin 1, House Martin 8, Stonechat 2, Corn Bunting 1.

Bryan Wainwright 23/06/2017 Grey Partridge 1 Priory Farm, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 3, Hobby 2, Lapwing 27, Dunlin 1, Redshank 6, Turtle Dove 2, Cuckoo 4, Little Owl 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Bearded Tit 1 juvenile first breeding record for Humberhead Peatlands NNR, Stonechat 5, Tree Sparrow 10 Priory Farm, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Goldfinch 10, Bullfinch 1 Will Pits, Swift 70, Sand Martin 1, Swallow 1, House Martin 6, Yellowhammer 1. Roe Deer 2. 

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk 22/06/2017 Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 2, Hobby 1, Water Rail 2, Cuckoo 2, Little Owl 1, Jay 1, Corn Bunting 1.

Tom Lowe 21/06/2017 Canada Goose 9 Will Pits Scrape, Little Grebe 4, Marsh Harrier 8, Buzzard 3, Hobby 4, Stock Dove 1, Turtle Dove 1 with Stock Dove E, Barn Owl 2 pair with chicks in box Goole Fields, Long-eared Owl 1 male calling, Nightjar 10, Grasshopper Warbler 3.

Martin Warne 21/06/2017 Canada Goose 9, Marsh Harrier 3, Cuckoo 3, Little Owl 1, Jay 2, Willow Tit 1, Grasshopper 1, Stonechat 5, Corn Bunting 1. Black Darter 2, Emperor Dragonfly 1, Brown Hawker 3, Emerald Damselfly 11.

Bryan Wainwright 21/06/2017 Grey Partridge 1, Turtle Dove 1, Bullfinch 2 Will Pits. 

Bev Baxter 20/06/2017 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Great Tit 3, Chiffchaff 1, Blackcap 3 (1 RT), Treecreeper 1, Blackbird 5 (4 RT), Robin 1, Chaffinch 1.

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 20/06/2017 Teal 30, Shoveler 4, Tufted Duck 4, Grey Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 4 (2 males), Buzzard 1, Hobby 2, Lapwing 50, Redshank 1, Turtle Dove 1, Cuckoo 5, Barn Owl 2, Little Owl 1, Swift 50, House Martin 1, Cetti’s Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 5, Willow Warbler 6, Blackcap 7, Garden Warbler 3, Whitethroat 9, Sedge Warbler 4, Reed Warbler 2, Corn Bunting 1 Priory Farm, Roe Deer 4.

Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley, Gary Featherstone, Harry Cocking 17/06/2017 Mute Swan 1 going low E over floods, Greylag Goose (domestic) 2, Gadwall 10, Tufted Duck 2, Grey Partridge 2 Priory Farm, Cormorant 1, Little Grebe 3, Red Kite 1 from N low over W floods and Green Belt, close views (BW et al.), Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 3, Hobby 5, Ringed Plover 1, Lapwing 17, Redshank 3, Lesser Black-backed Gull 2, Turtle Dove 2 inc. new one W end Goole Moor Tram (now at least 14 confirmed males), Cuckoo 3, Little Owl 1 Creyke’s Sidings, Swift 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 2, Willow Tit 2 T junction Will Pits, Skylark 2, House Martin 2, Cetti’s Warbler 3, Chiffchaff 3, Willow Warbler 2, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Song Thrush 1, Stonechat 4, Yellow Wagtail 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Roe Deer 1.

 

Bryan Wainwright 16/06/2017 Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Hobby 3, Redshank 5, LITTLE TERN 1 adult W over Goole Moor then turned 90o SSE over Shoulder o’Mutton (second record for Thorne Moors following the first in 1998), Turtle Dove 1, Swift 50, Jay 1, Skylark 3, House Martin 4, Cetti’s Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 4, Willow Warbler 3, Song Thrush 1, Stonechat 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2. Roe Deer 2, Red Deer 7.

Steve Hiner 16/06/2017 Kestrel 1 Will Pits Scrape, Turtle Dove 2 Alders, Cuckoo 1 Alders, Bullfinch 2 Will Pits Scrape, Yellowhammer 1 Snaith & Cowick Moor. 

 

Janet Canning 15/06/2017 Turtle Dove 1 Bell’s.

 

Martin Warne 14/06/2017 Canada Goose 6 a pair with 4 young, Shelduck 1, Grey Partridge 1, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Snipe 3 adult & 2 young, Cuckoo 3, Grasshopper Warbler 6, Stonechat 21, Bullfinch 2. Roe Deer 2, Grey Squirrel 1, Large Heath 88, Meadow Brown 2, Ringlet 2.

 

Bryan Wainwright, David Blackham Will Pits survey mainly 14/06/2017 Canada Goose 2 With 4 fledged young Shoulder o’ Mutton, Mallard 1, Tufted Duck 9, Grey Partridge 1, Pheasant 4, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 5 Inc. 1 juvenile Shoulder o’ Mutton, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Hobby 3, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 4, Lapwing 7, Stock Dove 3, Woodpigeon 14, Turtle Dove 6 all Will Pits, Cuckoo 4, Little Owl 2 at Creyke’s ruin and Priory Farm, Swift 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Blue Tit 2 with at least 1 fledged young, Great Tit 9, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits ‘T’ junction, Swallow 2, Cetti’s Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 1, Chiffchaff 9, Willow Warbler 10, Blackcap 12, Garden Warbler 3, Whitethroat 2, Sedge Warbler 2, Reed Warbler 2, Wren 22, Blackbird 2, Song Thrush 4, Robin 6, Stonechat 1, Tree Sparrow 4 Creyke’s and Swinefleet gate, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Chaffinch 9, Bullfinch 3. Roe Deer 2, Red Deer 2, American Mink 1 Bank Top Will Pits. Adder 1 dead on Bank Top at Will Pits. 

Steve Hiner 13/06/2017 Little Grebe 1 floods, Marsh Harrier 1 male, Buzzard 1 W side, Jay 2 Durham’s, Chiffchaff 1 Green Belt, Sedge Warbler 1 Green Belt, Reed Warbler 1 floods, Meadow Pipit 2 W side, Chaffinch 1 Green Belt, Linnet 2 W side, Reed Bunting 1 floods.

 

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley, Harry Cocking 13/06/2017 Gadwall 4, Teal 6, Shoveler 6, Grey Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 6 (3 males), Kestrel 1, Hobby 2, Cuckoo 4, Barn Owl 1, Little Owl 1, Swift 200, Swallow 3, House Martin 2, Cetti’s Warbler 4, Chiffchaff 10, Blackcap 10, Whitethroat 8, Sedge Warbler 6, Reed Warbler 5. Red Deer 1.

 

Bryan Wainwright 12/06/2017 Yellow Wagtail 1.

 

Bryan Wainwright 11/06/2017 Gadwall 8, Tufted Duck 4, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 2, Ringed Plover 1, Lapwing 4, Lesser Black-backed Gull 2, Swift 100, Jay 2, House Martin 1, Stonechat 2. Roe Deer 2. Adder 2. Photos: Pyramidal Orchid, Wild Strawberry, Southern Marsh Orchid and Fingers and Thumbs.

 

 

 

Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley 10/06/2017 Greylag Goose (domestic) 10, Shelduck 1, Gadwall 4, Teal 10, Shoveler 6, Tufted Duck 2, Little Grebe 2, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 2, Hobby 3, Moorhen 2, Coot 10, Ringed Plover 1, Lapwing 18, Redshank 2, Lesser Black-backed Gull 3, Black-headed Gull 20, Turtle Dove 5 all purring Will Pits, Little Owl 1 Creyke’s, Great Tit 1, Skylark 1, Sand Martin 1, Swallow 10, House Martin 15, Cetti’s Warbler 1, Grasshopper Warbler 2, Blackbird 2, Song Thrush 4, Stonechat 8, Dunnock 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 3, Meadow Pipit 2, Chaffinch 4, Linnet 6, Bullfinch 1, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 5. Red Deer 7, Roe Deer 2. Adder 1 (photo). In photo order: Poplar Hawk Moth 2 (photo x2), Bufftip 2 (photo), Buff Ermine, Lesser Swallowtail Prominent (both on one photo), Mottled Beauty (photo), Marbled White Spot, Straw Dot, Brown Silver Line (moths courtesy Ron Moat, Phil Meadows). Southern Marsh Orchids (photo).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bryan Wainwright WeBS 09/06/2017 Greylag Goose (domestic) 6, Canada Goose 3, Shelduck 4, Wigeon 2 a pair Paraffin floods, Gadwall 11, Teal 16, Mallard 57, Shoveler 11, Tufted Duck 6, Grey Partridge 2 Priory Farm, Little Egret 1 Priory Farm (photo Debbie Rigby), Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 1, Coot 10, Ringed Plover 1, Lapwing 22, Snipe 2 adults one with barely fledged young which flew ahead of me several times on Middle Moor Tram, Redshank 2, Black-headed Gull 77 nests devastated, colony almost gone very few chicks, one taken by M Harrier today, Woodpigeon 20, Turtle Dove 4 including a new bird purring Elmhirst Tram, Cuckoo 3, Little Owl 1 Creyke’s, Nightjar 1 male flushed from halfway down Middle Moor Tram, Swift 30, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Magpie 2, Jay 1, Carrion Crow 8, Skylark 4, Swallow 1, Cetti’s Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 11, Chiffchaff 4, Willow Warbler 11, Blackcap 4, Garden Warbler 2, Whitethroat 8, Sedge Warbler 4, Reed Warbler 4, Wren 7, Blackbird 4, Song Thrush 3, Robin 2, Stonechat 10 three pairs and young, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 6, Chaffinch 3, Goldfinch 2, Linnet 6, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 12. Red Deer 1, Roe Deer 2.

 

 

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 08/06/2017 Gadwall 8, Shoveler 10, Grey Partridge 2, Green Pheasant 1 Bank Top, Little Grebe 1, Great Crested Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 6 (3 males), Buzzard 6, Hobby 5, Redshank 4, Turtle Dove 3, Cuckoo 3, Barn Owl 1, Swift 100, Jay 2, Blue Tit 2, Bearded Tit 2 Blackwater Dike, Swallow 6, House Martin 50, Cetti’s Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 10, Willow Warbler 6, Blackcap 11, Garden Warbler 4, Whitethroat 6, Sedge Warbler 2, Song Thrush 5, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 4, Goldfinch 6, Linnet 8, Bullfinch 1. Red Deer 2.

 

Peter Hinks, Barry Thompson 07/06/2017 Gadwall 3, Teal 15, Pheasant 1 with at least 2 young, Marsh Harrier 5 (2 males), Kestrel 2, Hobby 3, Coot 4, Redshank 1, Cuckoo 2, Swift 200, Jay 1, House Martin 100, Yellow Wagtail 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 10, Roe Deer 1. Large skipper 23, Common blue 2, Brown Argus 1, Large heath 1, Hairy dragonfly 3, Brown hawker 1.

 

Bryan Wainwright 07/06/2017 Grey Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Lesser Black-backed Gull 1, Swift 140, House Martin 1, Song Thrush 1, Roe Deer 2.

 

Bryan Wainwright 06/06/2017 Shelduck 2, Grey Partridge 2 Priory Farm, Little Egret 1 Priory Farm, Marsh Harrier 4, MONTAGU’S HARRIER 1 2nd cy male (looking most like a 2nd cy autumn bird, with grey head and body but grey and black on wings not sharply defined) over Top House Farm (about 50m from observer and 10m high) mobbed by 2 not much smaller Lapwings and over Creyke’s crossings, I phoned Steve who then picked it up over Inkle Flatts and Canals (BPW, Steve Hiner), Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Turtle Dove 1 purring Will Pits at new pump Blackwater Dike, Cuckoo 3, Little Owl 1 Creyke’s Sidings, Swift 40, Swallow 30, House Martin 10, Yellow Wagtail 1. Red Deer 6, Roe Deer 2.

 

Tom Lowe 05/06/2017 Greylag Goose (domestic) 47 E over Goole Moor, Canada Goose 14, Marsh Harrier 5, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Lapwing 8,

 

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk in part 05/06/2017 Canada Goose 2 with 1 young Paraffin Pools, Marsh Harrier 2, Kestrel 1, Redshank 2, Cuckoo 1, Swift c300, Willow Tit 1, Swallow 20, House Martin 60, Bullfinch 2, Angle Shades 1.

 

Bryan Wainwright 05/06/2017 Greylag Goose (domestic) 2, Shelduck 1 With 6 unfledged young Crowle North Marsh, Gadwall 1, Teal 1, Mallard 4, Shoveler 2, Grey Partridge 2 Priory Farm, Pheasant 2, Cormorant 1, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 1, Hobby 2, Water Rail 1, Coot 6, Lapwing 3, Redshank 2, Black-headed Gull 30, Stock Dove 3, Woodpigeon 9, Collared Dove 3 Creyke’s Sidings, Cuckoo 4, Swift 30, Carrion Crow 2, Swallow 2, House Martin 10, Chiffchaff 2, Willow Warbler 27, Blackcap 1, Garden Warbler 3, Whitethroat 14, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Sedge Warbler 9, Reed Warbler 5, Wren 15, Robin 1, Stonechat 9 including juveniles, Meadow Pipit 4, Chaffinch 4, Goldfinch 1, Linnet 10, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 23. Red Deer 6, Roe Deer 2, Rabbit 4.

 

Tom Lowe 04/06/2017 Long-eared Owl 1 male calling night Goole Moor, Nightjar 12 Goole Moor, Grasshopper Warbler 1.

 

Martin Warne 04/06/2017 Grey Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 2, Kestrel 2, Hobby 3, Redshank 1, Turtle Dove 1, Cuckoo 2, Grasshopper Warbler 3, Stonechat 8, Red Deer 3.

 

Bryan Wainwright 04/06/2017 Gadwall 8, Tufted Duck 2, Grey Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Kestrel 1, Hobby 2, Lesser Black-backed Gull 2, Black-headed Gull 40, Cuckoo 2, Swift 20, Jay 1, House Martin 2, Cetti’s Warbler 1, Blackbird 1, Song Thrush 2.

 

Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley 03/06/2017 Shelduck 3, Grey Partridge 2 Priory Farm, Grey Heron 1, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 2, Hobby 4, Coot 12 just BH Gull colony, Lapwing 5, Lesser Black-backed Gull 3, Black-headed Gull 100 at least 2 unfledged chicks, most nest have now been raided however, Turtle Dove 1 flying Bank Top, Goole Moor, Little Owl 1 Creyke’s ruin, Swift 30, Skylark 2, Swallow 4, House Martin 2, Stonechat 3, Tree Sparrow 1 Priory Farm, Goldfinch 6. Roe Deer 1.

 

Bev Baxter ringing Top House Farm 03/06/2017 Collared Dove 1, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 2, Swallow 5, Blackcap 2, Blackbird 3, Dunnock 2 (1 RT), Tree Sparrow 7, Chaffinch 1, Greenfinch 9 (2 RT), Goldfinch 4 (1 RT).

 

Lucy Ryan et al. 02/06/2017 Long-eared Owl 2 young heard in a southern area of the moors.

 

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk in part 02/06/2017 Grey Partridge 2, Little Egret 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 1, Hobby 1, Redshank 4, Cuckoo 2, Stonechat 4,

 

Bryan Wainwright 02/06/2017 Grey Partridge 2 Priory Farm, Little Egret 1 Paraffin floods, Marsh Harrier 4 all males, Cuckoo 2, Little Owl 1, Stonechat 3, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 1.