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THORNE MOORS BIRDING BLOG 2019

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LATEST SIGHTINGS

16/11/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Jay 1, Blue Tit 1, Blackbird 2, Redwing 11, Greenfinch 2, Goldfinch 3, Linnet 3, Lesser Redpoll 2, Reed Bunting 1.

15/11/2019 Bryan Wainwright WeBs Pink-footed Goose 460, Greylag Goose Domestic 26, Canada Goose 20, Wigeon 28, Gadwall 29, Teal 707, Mallard 220, Shoveler 8, Grey Heron 2, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 2, Jack Snipe 4 together S bends, Woodcock 1 Will Pits Scrape, Common Gull 20, Herring Gull 4, Black-headed Gull 60, Stock Dove 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 2, Goldcrest 1, Willow Tit 1 Goole Moor E, Bearded Tit 1, Cetti's Warbler 3, Long-tailed Tit 10, Starling 300, Blackbird 9, Fieldfare 60, Redwing 20, Stonechat 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 2, Bullfinch 3. Roe Deer 3. Photo: flooded limestone road making access hard even for us Natural England staff, also where Water Pipit has been seen.

13/11/2019 David Slack Pink-footed Goose 850, Marsh Harrier 3, Hen Harrier 2; ♂ and ringtail, Kestrel 2, Snipe 2, Barn Owl 1, Short-eared Owl 1, Cetti's Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 22, Wren 2, Fieldfare 35, Stonechat 5, Fox 1.

13/11/2019 Tom Lowe Pink-footed Goose 1050, Grey Heron 3, Marsh Harrier 5, Hen Harrier 1, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 3, Peregrine 1 adult, Golden Plover 16, Lapwing 354, Redshank 1, Herring Gull 39, Black-headed Gull 250, Starling 5200.

11/11/2019 Martin Warne in part, Helen Kirk Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 3, Merlin 1, Snipe 1, Barn Owl 1, Starling 74, Fieldfare 80, Redwing 7, Stonechat 1, Yellowhammer 1.

09/11/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Great Tit 1, Long-tailed Tit 1, Wren 1, Blackbird 6, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 12, House Sparrow 2, Tree Sparrow 1, Chaffinch 4, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 6, Reed Bunting 2.

10/11/2019 Martin Warne, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 2, Snipe 8, Woodcock 2, Barn Owl 1, Tawny Owl 1, Short-eared Owl 1, Jay 1, Goldcrest 1, Skylark 4, Starling 26, Fieldfare 323, Redwing 24, Stonechat 4.

08/11/2019 Bryan Wainwright Whooper Swan 9 With 3 being immatures, Wigeon 4, Gadwall 40, Teal 100, Mallard 30, Marsh Harrier 2, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 2, Skylark 2, Cetti's Warbler 2, Blackbird 6, Fieldfare 50, Meadow Pipit 4, Water Pipit 1 blue bridge on the margin of the heavily flooded road again, Bullfinch 2. Red Deer 7, Roe Deer 2.

07/11/2019 Elm contractors, Hen Harrier 1.

06/11/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Blackbird 2, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 15, Chaffinch 1, Greenfinch 3, Lesser Redpoll 1, Reed Bunting .

06/11/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 2, Moorhen 1, Lapwing 30, Snipe 1, Woodcock 1, Jay 1, Goldcrest 9, Bearded Tit 4, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 27, Wren 22, Starling c1400 including flock of c1000, Fieldfare 104, Redwing 17, Lesser Redpoll 5, Bullfinch 2.

06/11/2019 Bryan Wainwright Marsh Harrier 1, Kestrel 1 Lapwing 50, Green Sandpiper 3 N edge on floods, Common Gull 3, Black-headed Gull 350, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Willow Tit 1 NE edge, Blackbird 7, Fieldfare 120, Redwing 10, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1. Roe Deer 1, Field Vole 2: one ran across path Goole Moor; the other carried by Kestrel.

04/11/2019 Steve Hiner Hen Harrier 1, Golden Plover 125 W over Goole Moor, Snipe 1, Jay 1, Bearded Tit 15 'bus stop', Red Deer 5. (Smooth) Newt 1.

03/11/2019 Peter Hinks Pink-footed Goose 45, Gadwall 38, Teal 40, Mallard 120, Shoveler 3, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 3, Moorhen 3, Tawny Owl 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Willow Tit 2, Skylark 4, Cetti's Warbler 4, Long-tailed Tit 6, Starling 300, Blackbird 12, Fieldfare 350, Redwing 45, Greenfinch 6, Bullfinch 3, Yellowhammer 4.

02/11/2019 Bryan Wainwright Wigeon 16, Gadwall 40, Teal 30, Mallard 110, Shoveler 8, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Peregrine 2, Water Rail 1, Black-headed Gull 70, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 1, Skylark 11, Cetti's Warbler 3, Starling 500, Blackbird 8, Fieldfare 40, Redwing 70, Brambling 1, Goldfinch 15, Siskin 2, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 18. Roe Deer 3.

01/11/2019 Bryan Wainwright Pink-footed Goose 800, Gadwall 8, Teal 30, Mallard 30, Marsh Harrier 3, Hen Harrier 1 ringtail, Sparrowhawk 1, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 3, Cetti's Warbler 3, Blackbird 10, Fieldfare 10, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 80, Mistle Thrush 2, Meadow Pipit 2, Goldfinch 20, Lesser Redpoll 1, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 8. Fox 1 Will Pits Scrape.