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THORNE MOORS BIRDING BLOG 2019

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LATEST SIGHTINGS

21/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley Pink-footed Goose 61, Teal 120, Tufted Duck 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Sparrowhawk 2, Lapwing 100, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 1, Bearded Tit 4, Swallow 14. Common Frog 1.

20/09/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 2, Willow Warbler 1, Blackcap 1, Reed Warbler 1, Wren 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Meadow Pipit 9, Greenfinch 5, Goldfinch 30, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 10.

18/09/2019 David Slack Greylag Goose Domestic 600, Marsh Harrier 3 (1), Buzzard 2, Merlin 1 Goole Moor, Peregrine 1 W side, Great Tit 1, Meadow Pipit 6, Goldfinch 15. Fox 1.

18/09/2019 Tom Lowe Greylag Goose Domestic 140, Little Grebe 3, Marsh Harrier 6, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 6, Kestrel 6, Merlin 1, Peregrine 2, Crane 6, Golden Plover 51, Lapwing 220, Green Sandpiper 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull 254, Yellow-legged Gull 13, Herring Gull 3, Black-headed Gull 55. Also Gannet 1 [outside recording area a juvenile flew W over north end of Goole Fields at 07.35].

17/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Short-eared Owl 1 NW side, Bearded Tit 5 Paraffin floods, House Martin 1, Meadow Pipit 20.

18/09/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Blue Tit 1, Chiffchaff 1, Willow Warbler 1, Blackcap 1, Lesser Whitethroat 1, Blackbird 1, Robin 2, Dunnock 1, Meadow Pipit 10, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 24, Linnet 1, Reed Bunting 12.

17/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright Peregrine 1 W side, Water Rail 1, Crane 2, Willow Tit 1, Chiffchaff 2, Bullfinch 2.

16/09/2019 Helen Kirk Peregrine 1 W side, Spotted Flycatcher 1 Mervyn’s Tram.

16/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright Grey Heron 3, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 5 together, Peregrine 1 W side, Crane 2, Lapwing 300, Greenshank 1, Willow Tit 1 Goole Moor in scrub, Cetti's Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 2, Redstart 1 W end Goole Moor Tram, Stonechat 6, Bullfinch 1. Common Frog 1 Goole Moor.

16/09/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Blue Tit 1, Willow Warbler 1, Wren 1, Tree Sparrow 3, Yellow Wagtail 2, Meadow Pipit 31, Greenfinch 8, Goldfinch 37, Reed Bunting 34.

15/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright, Richard Sprakes Pink-footed Goose 1 heard, Greylag Goose Domestic 350, Canada Goose 20, Gadwall 4, Teal 40, Mallard 10, Shoveler 26, Tufted Duck 2, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Peregrine 1 adult, Water Rail 1, Crane 4, Lapwing 340, Greenshank 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Jay 2, Blue Tit 10, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits, Swallow 3, House Martin 6, Cetti's Warbler 4, Chiffchaff 6, Reed Warbler 1, Stonechat 5, Tree Sparrow 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 84, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 20, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 4.

14/09/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 1, Chiffchaff 2, Willow Warbler 1, Reed Warbler 2, Blackbird 1, Robin 2, Tree Sparrow 1, Meadow Pipit 51, Goldfinch 35, Linnet 1, Reed Bunting 32.

14/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley Greylag Goose Domestic 100, Canada Goose 30, Wigeon 3, Gadwall 10, Teal 90, Mallard 20, Shoveler 3, Tufted Duck 1, Grey Heron 3, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Hobby 1, Crane 2, Lapwing 140, Ruff 1, Snipe 6, Redshank 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Yellow-legged Gull 4, Herring Gull 2, Black-headed Gull 7, Jay 3, Blue Tit 7, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Bearded Tit 1, Swallow 6, House Martin 20, Cetti's Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 6, Chiffchaff 10, Blackcap 3, Reed Warbler 3, Robin 8, Stonechat 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 50, Chaffinch 4, Goldfinch 5, Linnet 2, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 14. Fox 1 Goole Moor, Roe Deer 2. Common Frog 1 Goole Moor Tram E, Smooth Newt 1 Goole Moor Tram E.

14/09/2019 Martin Warne Wigeon 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Sparrowhawk 1, Kestrel 1, Hobby 2, Ringed Plover 3, Green Sandpiper 1, Greenshank 1, Goldcrest 3, Swallow 18, Stonechat 3, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 4.

13/09/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Pink-footed Goose 12 main floods, Canada Goose 94, Wigeon 3, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 5, Kestrel 1, Hobby 1, Green Sandpiper 2, Greenshank 2, Goldcrest 1, Willow Tit 1, Bearded Tit 2, Stonechat 10, Wheatear 1, Yellow Wagtail 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1.

13/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright WeBs Pink-footed Goose 10, Greylag Goose Domestic 430, Canada Goose 125, Wigeon 12, Gadwall 1, Teal 69, Mallard 46, Grey Heron 2, Marsh Harrier 5, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 4, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 1, Crane 6, Lapwing 205, Snipe 7, Greenshank 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull 209, Great Black-backed Gull 3, Little Owl 1 Priory Farm, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Jay 2, Goldcrest 1, Willow Tit 1 Pony Bridge Marsh, Bearded Tit 6, Swallow 14, House Martin 40, Cetti's Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 10, Chiffchaff 7, Whitethroat 1, Robin 8, Stonechat 6, Yellow Wagtail 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 3, Meadow Pipit 88, Chaffinch 4, Goldfinch 6, Linnet 15, Bullfinch 1, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 48. Red Deer 39. Frog 2 Will Pits scrape and E end Blackwater Dike.

12/09/2019 Martin Warne Greylag Goose Domestic 500, Canada Goose 114, Tufted Duck 4, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 5, Kestrel 2, Hobby 1, Greenshank 1, Goldcrest 1, Coal Tit 1, Willow Tit 1, Swallow 2, House Martin 90, Stonechat 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1.

11/09/2019 Martin Warne Greylag Goose Domestic 392, Canada Goose 14,  Little Egret 2, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 3, Green Sandpiper 3, Goldcrest 4, Swallow 6, House Martin 16, Long-tailed Tit 3, Stonechat 5, Yellow Wagtail 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 7.

10/09/2019 Tom Lowe Greylag Goose Domestic 170, Marsh Harrier 11, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 16, Kestrel 8, Hobby 2, Peregrine 2 adults Goole Fields, Crane 6 three pairs Goole Fields, Lapwing 230, Snipe 2, Curlew 1 W, Green Sandpiper 2, Lesser Black-backed Gull 510, Yellow-legged Gull 21, Herring Gull 30, Sand Martin 4, House Martin 40, Yellow Wagtail 8, Linnet 110.

10/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 200, Canada Goose 60, Teal 100, Shoveler 24, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 4, Crane 3, Swift 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 1, House Martin 60, Stonechat 3, Yellow Wagtail 1, Meadow Pipit 30, Bullfinch 4. Grey Squirrel 1. Adder 1 female on road near blue bridge.

10/09/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Swallow 3, Chiffchaff 1, Blackbird 1, Yellow Wagtail 1, Meadow Pipit 13, Goldfinch 1, Linnet 1, Reed Bunting 14.

09/09/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 1, Whitethroat 1, Meadow Pipit 35, Goldfinch 17, Reed Bunting 29.

09/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright Shoveler 24, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 2, Crane 7, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits, Sand Martin 20, Swallow 10, House Martin 80, Meadow Pipit 20. Fox 1.

07/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright Pink-footed Goose 41, Marsh Harrier 1, Crane 9 With 3 Priory and 4 Goole Fields and 2 Goole Moor, Lapwing 100, Meadow Pipit 6. Red Deer 9, Roe Deer 2.

05/09/2019 Tom Lowe Pink-footed Goose 44, Teal 58, Little Grebe 4, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 5, Kestrel 5, Crane 6 adults (photo), Lapwing 165, Dunlin 1, Snipe 1, Green Sandpiper 4, Lesser Black-backed Gull 450, Yellow-legged Gull 20, Herring Gull 2, Black-headed Gull 450, Swallow 250, House Martin 30, Willow Warbler 12, Wheatear 6, Meadow Pipit 40. Black Darter 1000+.

05/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright Teal 190, Tufted Duck 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 2, Crane 2, Ringed Plover 1 E pool Goole Moor, Lapwing 90, Dunlin 1 E pool Goole Moor, Greenshank 1, Jay 2, Jackdaw 1 over E, Great Tit 4, Willow Tit 2, Swallow 6, House Martin 70, Cetti's Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 1, Meadow Pipit 2. Red Deer 21, Roe Deer 2. Frog 2 adults Will Pits Scrape.

04/09/2019 Tom Lowe Pink-footed Goose 28 (16 and 12 south over Goole Moor late morning. Photo), Greylag Goose Domestic 165, Canada Goose 1, Teal 100, Little Grebe 4 Goole Moor frm reservoir, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 5, Crane 6 adults, Lapwing 160, Lesser Black-backed Gull 890, Yellow-legged Gull 28, Herring Gull 6, Black-headed Gull 500, Yellow Wagtail 15.

04/09/2019 Bev Baxter Whitethroat 1, Meadow Pipit 10, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 7, Reed Bunting 12.

04/09/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Greylag Goose (Domestic) 226, Canada Goose 72, Little Egret 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Lapwing 80, Snipe 1, Greenshank 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 1, Willow Tit 1, Swallow 3, Starling 80, Stonechat 3, Wheatear 1, Yellow Wagtail 1 juvenile Fison`s Rd, Bullfinch 1.

03/09/2019 Martin Warne, Ian McDonald Little Egret 1, Grey Heron 2, Red Kite 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Sparrowhawk 2, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 1, Hobby 1, Lapwing 30, Green Sandpiper 1, Turtle Dove 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 1, Swallow 2, Long-tailed Tit 15, Treecreeper 1, Whinchat 1, Stonechat 4, Wheatear 1, Bullfinch 1. Common Frog 12.

03/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright [Marsh Harrier 1 cc outside area in fields gripping a live Wood Pigeon], Sparrowhawk 1 female, Buzzard 1, Crane 3, Swift 1, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Wheatear 1, Meadow Pipit 30.

02/09/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Blue Tit 1, Willow Warbler 1, Whitethroat 1, Wren 1, Blackbird 2, Meadow Pipit 3, Chaffinch 1, Goldfinch 5, Reed Bunting 3.

02/09/2019 Bryan Wainwright Tufted Duck 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 1, Hobby 1 adult, Crane 3, Lapwing 80, Greenshank 1, Little Owl 1 on stand at Recreation Ground, Swift 3, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Swallow 6, House Martin 50, Long-tailed Tit 8, Chiffchaff 1, Blackcap 1, Stonechat 2, Wheatear 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 2, Greenfinch 1, Yellowhammer 1.

02/09/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 6, Kestrel 1, Hobby 2, Lapwing 16, Green Sandpiper 2, Swift 1, Swallow 15, House Martin 90, Stonechat 2, Wheatear 1, Bullfinch 2.

01/09/2019 Colin Neale Hobby 2, Crane 2, Stonechat 1, Wheatear 1 female.