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THORNE MOORS BIRDING BLOG 2018

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LATEST SIGHTINGS:

15/11/18 Bryan Wainwright Shelduck 1, Mallard 280, Goosander 2, Marsh Harrier 3, Hen Harrier 2 males together N half heading S midday, Kestrel 1, Peregrine 1, Water Rail 1, Golden Plover 1, Snipe 2, Black-headed Gull 12, Goldcrest 3, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits N side, Long-tailed Tit 6, Treecreeper 1, Meadow Pipit 4, Goldfinch 4, Lesser Redpoll 70, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 2, Red Deer 4.

14/11/2018 Tom Lowe Pink-footed Goose 1000, Marsh Harrier 5, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Merlin 2, Peregrine 3, Starling 1200, Fieldfare 800, Stonechat 1.

13/11/2018 Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley Wigeon 4, Gadwall 10, Teal 56, Mallard 350, Marsh Harrier 1, Sparrowhawk 1, Peregrine 3, Barn Owl 1, Goldcrest 2, Cetti's Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 16, Fieldfare 320, Redwing 2, Stonechat 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Goldfinch 24, Lesser Redpoll 150.

Bryan Wainwright 11/11/2018 Pink-footed Goose 1000 or more many groups all over, Greylag Goose Domestic 60, Wigeon 4, Gadwall 11, Teal 124, Mallard 186, Shoveler 7, Pheasant 10, Marsh Harrier 9 Sometimes 6 seen at once, Hen Harrier 1 adult male to roost 15.47 to Goole Moor, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Merlin 1 Female/juvenile fast 1m above ground over floods SW, Peregrine 1 juvenile female E side, Water Rail 2, Moorhen 3, Jack Snipe 1 flushed from E end Blackwater Dike flew 10m first time a bit further next, Snipe 2, Common Gull 7, Herring Gull 10, Great Black-backed Gull 7, Black-headed Gull 11, Woodpigeon 140, Great Spotted Woodpecker 3, Magpie 4, Jay 1, Carrion Crow 50, Blue Tit 8, Great Tit 3, Willow Tit 1 Bank Top, Goole Moor, Cetti's Warbler 3, Long-tailed Tit 4, Wren 12, Starling 150 small groups, Blackbird 6, Fieldfare 1150 Most streaming along Bank Top to Crowle Moor for 10 minutes, giant flock, Robin 2, Stonechat 6, Dunnock 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 19 to roost W end Pony Bridge Tram, Chaffinch 8, Greenfinch 5 Bank Top, Goole Moor, Goldfinch 50, Lesser Redpoll 20, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 8. Roe Deer 9, Red Deer 15 of which 14 W side with 1 large and 1 immature male.

Martin Warne, Dave Hursthouse 10/11/2018 Pink-footed Goose 1000, Feral Greylag Goose 48, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 3, Merlin 1 Female / Immature West side, Peregrine 1 male, Water Rail 2, Golden Plover 1 heard calling, Snipe 1, Wren 10, Starling 68, Fieldfare 175, Redwing 1, Stonechat 4, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 3, Meadow Pipit 8, Lesser Redpoll 13. Common Darter 15.

Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley, Gary Featherstone 10/11/2018 Pink-footed Goose 46, Wigeon 8, Gadwall 12, Teal 30, Mallard 90, Shoveler 3, Marsh Harrier 1, Hen Harrier 1 juvenile W side 10.20, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Peregrine 1 juvenile female W side 10.20, Lapwing 108, Snipe 1, Black-headed Gull 12, Great Grey Shrike 1 Fisons’ Road North 09.00 for 10 minutes then lost, Magpie 3, Jay 1, Carrion Crow 30, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 6, Skylark 10, Long-tailed Tit 2, Wren 1, Starling 50, Blackbird 7, Fieldfare 15, Stonechat 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 4, Goldfinch 3, Lesser Redpoll 25, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 8, Reed Bunting 6. Roe Deer 1.

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk 09/11/2018 Pink-footed Goose 394, Feral Greylag Goose 12, Marsh Harrier 2, Kestrel 1, Golden Plover 1 heard calling overhead, Snipe 3, Green Sandpiper 2, Jackdaw 2, Goldcrest 4, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 1, Coal Tit 2, Willow Tit 2, Starling 9, Fieldfare 247, Redwing 5, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 5, Goldfinch 6, Lesser Redpoll 4, Bullfinch 3.

Bryan Wainwright, Steve Hiner 09/11/2018 Pink-footed Goose 625, Gadwall 2, Teal 37, Mallard 68, Shoveler 11, Marsh Harrier 2; 1 Middle Moor, 1 New Moor, Rough-legged Buzzard (SH only) 1 juvenile, first seen over Inkle Flatts then over Paraffin. Large bird also looked to be hovering over Green Belt later on but too far away for any colour ID but too big for Kestrel, Snipe 9, Black-headed Gull 1, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 9, Long-tailed Tit 12, Wren 1, Stonechat 2, Chaffinch 1, Greenfinch 5, Siskin 3 Pony Bridge Marsh, Common Crossbill (SH only) 3 Elmhirst Tram, Greenfinch nearby for size comparison, Bullfinch 2. Red Deer 2 young males Goole Moor. Roe Deer 3.

Martin Warne 08/11/2018 Pink-footed Goose 122, Teal 4, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1 female, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Magpie 8, Jay 1, Jackdaw 2, Skylark 5, Starling 220, Fieldfare 129, Redwing 6, Stonechat 2, Meadow Pipit 15, Goldfinch 42, Lesser Redpoll 6, Bullfinch 1. Common Darter 3, Common Frog 1, American Mink 1.

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk, Ian McDonald 07/11/2018 Pink-footed Goose 500, Wigeon 2, Teal 97, Mallard 260, Shoveler 14, Goosander 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 1, Jay 2, Goldcrest 2, Willow Tit 1, Skylark 1, Long-tailed Tit 13, Fieldfare 76, Redwing 4, Meadow Pipit 16, Linnet 5, Lesser Redpoll 47, Bullfinch 4. Common Darter 2.

Steve Hiner 06/11/2018 Canada Goose 15 Crowle Moor, Wigeon 17 Will Pits Scrape, Teal 365 Will Pits Scrape, Mallard 393 Will Pits Scrape, Tufted Duck 1 Will Pits Scrape, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Lapwing 13 Snaith & Cowick Floods, Snipe 1 Paraffin, Woodcock 3 Pony Bridge Wood, Magpie 2, Goldcrest 1 Pony Bridge Wood, Blue Tit 7 Pony Bridge Wood, Great Tit 4 Pony Bridge Wood, Wren 1, Starling 62 Swinefleet Gate, Blackbird 2, Fieldfare 350 Swinefleet Gate, Redwing 125 Swinefleet Gate, Robin 1, Carrion Crow 2, Long-tailed Tit 15 Pony Bridge Wood, Dunnock 1, Meadow Pipit 2, Chaffinch 4, Goldfinch 3, Siskin 1 Snaith & Cowick Floods, Lesser Redpoll 350 Will Pits, Reed Bunting 1. Red Deer 30 1 male 29 females.

Bev Baxter ringing Top House Farm 05/11/2018 Redwing 3, Chaffinch 1, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 5, Reed Bunting 2.

Bryan Wainwright 05/11/2018 Mallard 100, Shoveler 2, Buzzard 2, Curlew 1 over S, Herring Gull 5, Great Black-backed Gull 5, Black-headed Gull 50, Willow Tit 2 W side Goole Moor and Will Pits, Blackbird 3, Fieldfare 40, Redwing 2, Stonechat 1, Meadow Pipit 3, Chaffinch 4, Goldfinch 6, Siskin 1 , Lesser Redpoll 300 or more Will Pits.

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 03/11/2018 Wigeon 5, Teal 160, Mallard 300, Shoveler 7, Marsh Harrier 2 (1 ), Buzzard 4, Peregrine 1, Cetti's Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 6, Fieldfare 170, Redwing 20, Stonechat 4, Lesser Redpoll 100, Common Crossbill 2 (1 ) Will Pits, Bullfinch 4, Yellowhammer 1.

Bryan Wainwright 02/11/2018 Teal 40, Mallard 100, Shoveler 2, Peregrine 1, Crane 2, Goldcrest 1, Willow Tit 2 W side Goole Moor and Will Pits, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 3. Red Deer 3 females Will Pits, Roe Deer 3.

Bryan Wainwright 01/11/2018 Water Rail 1 on road at blue bridge, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits.

Martin Warne, Steve Hiner in part 01/11/2018 Pink-footed Goose 250, Feral Greylag Goose 6, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1 female, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Peregrine 1 female, Snipe 3, Fieldfare 160, Redwing 1, Stonechat 2, Meadow Pipit 21, Goldfinch 24, Siskin 1, Lesser Redpoll 61. Common Frog 1.

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk, Ian McDonald 31/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 330, Teal 56, Goosander 2, Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Snipe 1, Woodcock 1, Goldcrest 2, Willow Tit 1, Long-tailed Tit 3, Treecreeper 1, Starling 9, Fieldfare 36, Redwing 3, Stonechat 4, Meadow Pipit 72, Lesser Redpoll 8, Bullfinch 1. Peacock 1.

Bryan Wainwright 31/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 1000, Buzzard 1, Water Rail 1 on road at Green Belt, Siskin 2, Bullfinch 4.

Steve Hiner 30/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 900 Paraffin, Teal 2, Mallard 6, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Moorhen 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 4, Great Tit 2, Long-tailed Tit 7, Wren 1, Starling 38, Blackbird 8, Fieldfare 540, Redwing 52, Robin 1, Meadow Pipit 2, Lesser Redpoll 51, Bullfinch 1.

Bev Baxter ringing Top House Farm 31/10/2018 Long-tailed Tit 9, Wren 1, Blackbird 1, Redwing 5, Tree Sparrow 1, Chaffinch 5, Greenfinch 3, Goldfinch 14, Linnet 1, Lesser Redpoll 3, Reed Bunting 8.

Martin Warne 30/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 98, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1 female, Kestrel 1, Merlin 1 flushed by Marsh Harrier, Snipe 1, Curlew 1 Priory Fields, Coal Tit 1, Skylark 2, Long-tailed Tit 2, Starling 133, Fieldfare 3, Meadow Pipit 2, Goldfinch 30, Lesser Redpoll 2.

Bill Priestley 29/10/2018 Hen Harrier 1 juvenile Green Belt, Durham’s Garden.

Martin Warne 29/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose c1200, Teal 51, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Merlin 1, Lapwing 22, Snipe 11, Jay 2, Goldcrest 1, Skylark 16, Long-tailed Tit 4, Starling 128, Fieldfare 168, Redwing 4, Stonechat 2, Meadow Pipit 26, Siskin 1, Lesser Redpoll 16, Yellowhammer 2.

Bev Baxter ringing Top House Farm 29/10/2018 Collared Dove 1, Blue Tit 3, Great Tit 4, Blackbird 9, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 17, Dunnock 1, Chaffinch 3, Greenfinch 7, Goldfinch 26, Linnet 2, Lesser Redpoll 2, Reed Bunting 6.

Martin Warne 28/10/2018 Whooper Swan 8 (3 juvenile), Pink-footed Goose 150, Shelduck 1, Wigeon 2, Teal 79, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 2, Merlin 1, Snipe 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Skylark 3, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Starling 174, Blackbird 6, Fieldfare 74, Redwing 10, Stonechat 2, Meadow Pipit 8, Lesser Redpoll 27, Bullfinch 1. Red Admiral 1.

Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley 27/10/2018, Whooper Swan 8 Inc. 7 in from W and 1 over Will Pits scrape, Pink-footed Goose 40, Gadwall 2, Teal 100, Mallard 638, Shoveler 1, Goldeneye 2 Adult female and juvenile Green Belt floods, Marsh Harrier 5, Sparrowhawk 1, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 56, Common Gull 14, Herring Gull 2, Great Black-backed Gull 3, Magpie 2, Goldcrest 5, Blue Tit 5, Great Tit 8, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits Scrape, Cetti's Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 12, Treecreeper 1, Wren 4, Fieldfare 300, Redwing 10, Robin 3, Dunnock 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Chaffinch 1, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 60, Lesser Redpoll 50, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 3. Grey Squirrel 1.

Rob Watson 25/10/2018 Teal 80, Marsh Harrier 3 (1 ), Peregrine 1 male calling over Will Pits then west high over moors, Crane 2, Lapwing 10, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Fieldfare 90, Stonechat 1, Goldfinch 40 Crowle Moor, Lesser Redpoll 70. Fox Crowle Moor.

Martin Warne 25/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 246, Teal 101, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1 female, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 3, Merlin 1, Peregrine 1 female, Water Rail 1, Snipe 3, Curlew 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 6, Willow Tit 2, Skylark 1, Fieldfare 174, Redwing 5, Stonechat 3, Meadow Pipit 59, Siskin 1, Lesser Redpoll 26, Bullfinch 1.

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk, Ian McDonald 24/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 200, Feral Greylag Goose 22, Teal 43, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Merlin 1, Peregrine 1, Green Woodpecker 1, Jackdaw 2, Willow Tit 2, Skylark 6, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 12, Treecreeper 1, Starling 30, Fieldfare 101, Redwing 12, Stonechat 2, Meadow Pipit 42, Lesser Redpoll 44, Bullfinch 5.

Tom Lowe 24/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 850, Feral Greylag Goose 46, Wigeon 2, Teal 44, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 2, Peregrine 1 juvenile, Crane 4, Golden Plover 220, Lesser Black-backed Gull 35, Yellow-legged Gull 2, Starling 650, Stonechat 1 male.

Steve Hiner, Tim Kohler 23/10/2018 Teal 52 Paraffin, Marsh Harrier 1 Bank Top, Kestrel 1 Green Belt, Fieldfare 120 Bank Top, Redwing 21 Bank Top, Robin 1 Pony Bridge Wood, Lesser Redpoll 35 Bank Top. Red Deer 13 1 male, 12 females. Peacock 1 Pony Bridge Wood.

Steve Hiner 22/10/2018 Teal 38 Paraffin, Mallard 4 Alders, Kestrel 1 Creyke’s, Green Woodpecker 1 Blue Bridge, Goldcrest 2 Green Belt, Blue Tit 2 Alders, Blackbird 2 Alders, Meadow Pipit 4 Snaith & Cowick floods, Lesser Redpoll 75 blue bridge. Red Deer 3 ♀s, Alders. Small Copper 17 Alders.

Martin Warne, Dave Hursthouse in part 23/10/2019 Mute Swan 4, Pink-footed Goose 40, Teal 70, Mallard 560, Shoveler 25, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Peregrine 2, male & female, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 15, Snipe 3, Starling 78, Fieldfare 60, Redwing 6, Stonechat 2, Meadow Pipit 38, Goldfinch 21, Lesser Redpoll 12, Bullfinch 1.

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 20/10/2018 Whooper Swan 17, Pink-footed Goose 100, Teal 300, Mallard 200, Shoveler 19, Marsh Harrier 3, Water Rail 3, Crane 4, Snipe 3, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Jay 3, Goldcrest 2, Cetti's Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 21, Fieldfare 72, Redwing 40, Stonechat 7, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 3, Siskin 2, Lesser Redpoll 26, Bullfinch 10, Reed Bunting 27.

Tom Lowe 20/10/2018 Whooper Swan 1 adult, Pink-footed Goose 5230 left roost, Buzzard 2, Crane 4, Lesser Black-backed Gull 230, Yellow-legged Gull 1, Barn Owl 1, Little Owl 1, Tawny Owl 3, Starling 2000, Fieldfare 750. Fox 3 during day, Red Deer 12 Inc. 3 roaring stags.

Helen Kirk 19/10/2018 Hen Harrier 1 ringtail, Avocet 1 over floods.

Bev Baxter ringing Top House Farm 19/10/2018 Blue Tit 1, Redwing 11, Robin 2, Tree Sparrow 2, Chaffinch 2, Greenfinch 2, Goldfinch 7, Lesser Redpoll 2, Reed Bunting 4.

Bev Baxter ringing Top House Farm 18/10/2018 Jay 1, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 1, Blackbird 2, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 4, Greenfinch 2, Reed Bunting 10.

Peter Hinks, John Dehaemers, Michael Williams 18/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 70, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 2, Peregrine 1 Male Middle Moor, Merlin 1 Female Middle Moor mobbed by 2 Crows, Crane 2, Lesser Redpoll 250. Fox 1 E end Blackwater.

Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley 18/10/2018, Pink-footed Goose 300, Teal 80, Mallard 200, Shoveler 2, Goosander 4, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Hen Harrier 1 juvenile W side midday, Sparrowhawk 1, Kestrel 1, Crane 2, Black-headed Gull 20, Goldfinch 6, Lesser Redpoll 200, Bullfinch 6, Yellowhammer 1.

Peter Hinks, Peter Kendall, Barry Thompson 17/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 3000 in wider area, Teal 50, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 3, Crane 2, Snipe 1, Lapwing 30, Great Spotted Woodpecker 3, Skylark 5, Cetti's Warbler 2, Starling 600 NE corner, Fieldfare 250, Redwing 70, Stonechat 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Meadow Pipit 4, Goldfinch 50, Lesser Redpoll 370, Reed Bunting 5. Red deer 3 including a roaring stag. Smooth Newt 1 immature E end Blackwater Dike.

Bryan Wainwright 17/10/2018, Marsh Harrier 2, Sparrowhawk 1, Kestrel 1, Peregrine 1 female W side, Water Rail 1, Crane 2, Lapwing 14, Snipe 1, Jay 2, Goldcrest 1, Skylark 15, Cetti's Warbler 1, Treecreeper 1, Stonechat 4, Goldfinch 60, Lesser Redpoll 300. Red deer 2.

Steve Hiner 16/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 520, Teal 439, Mallard 212, Marsh Harrier 1, Merlin 1 Creykes, Crane 5, Lapwing 8, Woodcock 1 Pony Bridge Wood, Great Black-backed Gull 1, Barn Owl 1 Bailey Bridge, Cetti’s Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 21, Wren 1, Blackbird 1, Fieldfare 350+, Redwing 32, Robin 1, Meadow Pipit 3, Goldfinch 33, Siskin 1 Bailey Bridge, Lesser Redpoll 42 Bank Top W P Scrape, Reed Bunting 2.

David Slack 15/10/2018 Marsh Harrier 2, Peregrine 1, Crane 6, Green Sandpiper 1, Fieldfare 185, Stonechat 8, Meadow Pipit 18, Siskin 1, Lesser Redpoll 39.

Bryan Wainwright 15/10/2018, Marsh Harrier 4, Crane 2, Lesser Black-backed Gull 40, Yellow-legged Gull 3 probably more, Jay 1, Cetti's Warbler 1, Starling 50, Fieldfare 700, Redwing 250, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 3, Lesser Redpoll 60.

Bryan Wainwright 14/10/2018, Pink-footed Goose 500, Feral Greylag Goose 26, Canada Goose 88, Teal 200, Mallard 180, Shoveler 11, Pheasant 12, Cormorant 1 on Will Pits Scrape, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Merlin 1 mobbing Short-eared Owl W side at dusk, Water Rail 4, Crane 5, Golden Plover 1, Snipe 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull 60, Herring Gull 2, Great Black-backed Gull 5, Black-headed Gull 76, Woodpigeon 150, Barn Owl 1 Top House Farm, Short-eared Owl 1 W side at dusk, Magpie 4, Jay 1, Rook 28, Carrion Crow 40, Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 2, Skylark 5, Swallow 2 Will Pits Scrape, Cetti's Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 16, Chiffchaff 1, Treecreeper 1, Wren 2, Starling 370, Blackbird 2, Fieldfare 50, Redwing 2, Robin 3, Stonechat 2, Dunnock 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Meadow Pipit 10, Chaffinch 20, Goldfinch 30, Linnet 3, Lesser Redpoll 6, Reed Bunting 13. Stoat 1 road at Will Pits T juction, Red Deer 6 Inc. 1 roaring male Will Pits, Rabbit 1 Will Pits.

Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley 13/10/2018, Mute Swan 1 immature, Pink-footed Goose 400, Gadwall 2, Teal 170, Mallard 300, Marsh Harrier 3, Hen Harrier 1 juvenile W side 14.20, Goshawk 1, as it crossed Goole Moor Tram fairly close at tree height thought on size to be a harrier (crow size), it dropped to the height of birch scrub and continued to the N edge of Will Pits. It was dark denim blue, the huge undertail coverts which extended half way along tail were the most obvious feature along with its powerful build with massive chest and head projecting well in front of the large rounded wings. Its powerful slow wingbeats (less than 1 a second, rather crow like) against 24 mph needed no effort, it did not drop in height when gliding. Unfortunately Bill although looking intently didn’t see it as it was low. Only my second ever claimed on the reserve (first a female was accepted). Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Peregrine 2 males W side together, Crane 2, Common Gull 2, Lesser Black-backed Gull 6, Herring Gull 5, Great Black-backed Gull 2, Black-headed Gull 8, Stock Dove 6, Woodpigeon 40, Jay 1, Skylark 15, Swallow 2 S, Redwing 4, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 10, Goldfinch 2, Siskin 1, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 12.

Martin Warne 13/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 113, Feral Greylag Goose 6, Teal 66, Marsh Harrier 2, Sparrowhawk 1 female, Kestrel 1, Moorhen 1, Jay 1, Blue Tit 1, Great Tit 1, Willow Tit 1, Long-tailed Tit 8, Starling 15, Bullfinch 1.

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk 12/10/2018 Mute Swan 1 juvenile, Pink-footed Goose 53, Teal 111, Marsh Harrier 2, Kestrel 1, snipe 1, Goldcrest 1, Treecreeper 1, Starling 30, Stonechat 2, Bullfinch 3.

Bryan Wainwright 12/10/2018, Mute Swan 1 juvenile, Pink-footed Goose 1050, Canada Goose 33, Wigeon 4, Teal 274, Mallard 185, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Peregrine 1 adult female W side, Crane 2, Black-tailed Godwit 6, Common Gull 9, Lesser Black-backed Gull 27, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 4, Long-tailed Tit 10, Wren 2, Redwing 4, Meadow Pipit 2, Goldfinch 3, Siskin 1, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 8. Red Deer 12, Roe Deer 1, Stoat 1 female Will Pits.

Martin Warne 11/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 657, Wigeon 12, Teal 138, Shoveler 1 male Paraffin Pools, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Peregrine 1 female West side, Magpie 5, Goldcrest 1, Willow Tit 1, Skylark 1, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 14, Stonechat 2, Meadow Pipit 7, Lesser Redpoll 1. Small Copper 2, Speckled Wood 1, Common Frog 2.

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk, Ian McDonald 10/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 1180, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 2, Moorhen 1, Lapwing 15, Snipe 2, Great Black-backed Gull 6, Black-headed Gull 15, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jackdaw 5, Goldcrest 2, Willow Tit 1, Skylark 29, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 4, Fieldfare 1, Redwing 3, Stonechat 8, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 3, Meadow Pipit 6, Goldfinch 12, Siskin 1, Lesser Redpoll 7, Reed Bunting 24. Small Copper 7, Peacock 1, Speckled Wood 1, Common Frog 2.

Tom Lowe 10/10/2018 Whooper Swan 5 adult, Pink-footed Goose 3430 Left roost, Greylag Goose (domestic) 4, Wigeon 2, Teal 110, Shoveler 12, Little Grebe 7 Goole Fields farm reservoir, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 3, Golden Plover 79, Lapwing 15, Tree Sparrow 10, Corn Bunting 27.

Tom Lowe 09/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 3250 into roost on Goole Moor, Kestrel 1, Grey Partridge 10 n one covey, Crane 4, Marsh Harrier 2, Peregrine 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull 550, Great Black-backed Gull 2, Yellow-legged Gull 9.

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 09/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 550, Wigeon 1, Gadwall 1, Teal 210, Mallard 230, Shoveler 3, Marsh Harrier 5 (2 s), Buzzard 2, Peregrine 1 juvenile, Crane 4, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 3, Goldcrest 3, Willow Tit 2, Chiffchaff 2, Treecreeper 1, Fieldfare 22, Redwing 6, Stonechat 5, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Lesser Redpoll 12. Red Deer 2, Roe Deer 4, Fox 1.

Bryan Wainwright 07/10/2018, Pink-footed Goose 400, Greylag Goose (domestic) 28, Canada Goose 4, Wigeon 10, Teal 80, Mallard 50, Pheasant 12, Cormorant 5 together S, Grey Heron 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 4, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 1, Crane 4, Lapwing 36, Snipe 5, Common Gull 8, Lesser Black-backed Gull 6, Herring Gull 2, Great Black-backed Gull 20 on Green Belt floods, Black-headed Gull 18, Stock Dove 3, Woodpigeon 140, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Magpie 4, Jay 4, Jackdaw 1, Carrion Crow 120, Goldcrest 2, Blue Tit 17, Great Tit 5, Coal Tit 1, Willow Tit 3 Bank Top, Goole Moor, Bearded Tit 1 Middle Moor Tram at road (blue bridge picnic bench), Skylark 53, Cetti's Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 36, Chiffchaff 1, Blackcap 1 Will Pits, Treecreeper 1, Wren 6, Starling 3, Blackbird 5, Fieldfare 4 probably more in flocks, Redwing 130, Robin 32, Stonechat 6, Dunnock 2, Tree Sparrow 8 Together Bank Top, Goole Moor, Grey Wagtail 1 over Will Pits calling, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 8, Chaffinch 24, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 110 In 3 flocks, Siskin 6, Linnet 2, Lesser Redpoll 65, Bullfinch 9, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 30 along limestone road only. Red Deer 4 roaring males, Roe Deer 5 including a small young, Grey Squirrel 1 Bank Top, Goole Moor again.

Bev Baxter ringing Top House Farm 05/10/2018 Blue Tit 4, Chiffchaff 1, Meadow Pipit 3, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 13, Linnet 2, Reed Bunting 1.

Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley 04/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 900, Wigeon 12, Teal 10, Mallard 250, Shoveler 16, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 4, Peregrine 1, Water Rail 1, Crane 2, Jay 4, Goldcrest 4, Blue Tit 11, Great Tit 8, Cetti's Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 18, Chiffchaff 4, Meadow Pipit 5, Chaffinch 6, Goldfinch 6, Lesser Redpoll 8, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 10.

Martin Warne 04/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 830, Wigeon 7, Teal 118, Mallard 107, Marsh Harrier 1, Kestrel 2, Snipe 5, Jay 1, Skylark 5, Chiffchaff 1, Stonechat 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 6, Lesser Redpoll 7. Red Admiral 1, Speckled Wood 1.

Martin Warne, Helen Kirk, Ian McDonald 03/10/2018 Whooper Swan 5 (am, left flying South 17:35), Pink-footed Goose 600, Wigeon 3, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Moorhen 1, Lapwing 77, Snipe 5, Jay 4, Goldcrest 1, Willow Tit 1, Skylark 28, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 4, Treecreeper 1, Stonechat 3, Meadow Pipit 66, Goldfinch 12, Siskin 1, Linnet 40, Lesser Redpoll 1, Bullfinch 4. Hornet 2, Speckled Wood 9.

Bryan Wainwright 03/10/2018, Whooper Swan 5 Paraffin floods, Pink-footed Goose 400, Wigeon 7, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Snipe 8, Great Black-backed Gull 1, Jay 2, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Skylark 2, Chiffchaff 1, Treecreeper 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Meadow Pipit 5, Goldfinch 60, Linnet 30, Reed Bunting 60 along limestone road only. Red Deer 2 stags roaring Will Pits.

Martin Warne 02/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 385, Teal 210, Marsh Harrier 2, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 3, Snipe 5, Jay 1, Goldcrest 1, Willow Tit 2, Chiffchaff 1, Treecreeper 1, Starling 52, Stonechat 2, Linnet 2. Hornet 2, Grey Squirrel 2.

Bryan Wainwright 02/10/2018, Wigeon 2, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Lesser Redpoll 1, Toad 1 Adult road near Green Belt.

Martin Warne 01/10/2018 Pink-footed Goose 189, Canada Goose 2, Kestrel 2, Snipe 2, Tawny Owl 1, Jay 2, Skylark 5, Chiffchaff 1, Treecreeper 1, Starling 27, Meadow Pipit 4, Goldfinch 6, Linnet 12. Small Copper 1, Hornet 1, Roe Deer 1.