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THORNE MOORS BIRDING BLOG 2019

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LATEST SIGHTINGS

21/07/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Sparrowhawk 1, Blue Tit 1, Swallow 4, Willow Warbler 1, Blackcap 2, Whitethroat 12, Sedge Warbler 3, Starling 6, Blackbird 4, Robin 1, House Sparrow 2, Chaffinch 1, Goldfinch 3, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 9.

21/07/2019 Martin Warne Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Hobby 1, Lapwing 166, Snipe 10, Curlew 1, Green Sandpiper 2, Greenshank 2, Stonechat 11, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2.

19/07/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Cormorant 1, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Ringed Plover 3, Snipe 4, Green Sandpiper 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Bullfinch 1.

18/07/2019 Martin Warne Tufted Duck 3 juvenile, Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 1, Hobby 2, Snipe 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Greenshank 1, Redshank 3.

18/07/2019 Gary Featherstone Sparrowhawk 2, Hobby 7, Cetti's Warbler 1, Willow Warbler 3, Whitethroat 2, Sedge Warbler 3, Reed Warbler 2. Red Deer 2.

17/07/2019 James Hinchliffe Merlin 1 over fields Top House Farm hunting.

16/07/2019 Bev Baxter Great Tit 4, Chiffchaff 1, Willow Warbler 7, Blackcap 2, Whitethroat 23, Sedge Warbler 1, Wren 1, Starling 4, Blackbird 2, Robin 1, Chaffinch 2, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 3, Reed Bunting 15.

13/07/2019 Mark Lynes NUTHATCH 1 flew in from E at 15.00 and landed Will Pits N end Ditch Ride at Blackwater Dike for a few minutes then E A NEW SPECIES FOR THORNE MOORS, Willow Tit 1 Blackwater Dike at Will Pits.

13/07/2019 Bryan Wainwright, Gary Featherstone Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 1, Lapwing 60, Snipe 2, Green Sandpiper 1, Redshank 1, Cuckoo 2, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits, Grasshopper Warbler 2. Roe Deer 1.

13/07/2019 Bev Baxter ringing Top House Farm Swallow 1, Chiffchaff 1, Willow Warbler 1, Whitethroat 12, Wren 1, Starling 4, Blackbird 1, Robin 1, House Sparrow 1, Goldfinch 1, Reed Bunting 3.

12/07/2019 Bryan Wainwright Grey Heron 1, Lapwing 40, Redshank 1, Cuckoo 1 juvenile on Fisons’ Road North, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Bullfinch 4. Roe Deer 2.

11/07/2019 Bev Baxter ringing Top House Farm Blue Tit 4, Chiffchaff 1, Willow Warbler 4, Blackcap 4, Garden Warbler 1, Whitethroat 16, Wren 1, Starling 9, Blackbird 6, Mistle Thrush 2, Robin 1, House Sparrow 2, Chaffinch 1, Reed Bunting 1.

11/07/2019 Bryan Wainwright Turtle Dove 1 on wires near car park (Matt Blissett), Swallow 10, Tree Pipit 1 midway N, Greenfinch 1. Grass Snake 1 public footpath, Adder 1 public footpath, Common Lizard 1 public footpath.

10/07/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Tufted Duck 4 juveniles Paraffin Pools, Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Hobby 1, Ringed Plover 1, Snipe 2, Green Sandpiper 2, Redshank 2, Cuckoo 1, Jay 1.

10/07/2019 Bryan Wainwright Teal 2, Mallard 12, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 2 And 3 juveniles, Hobby 1, Water Rail 1, Coot 3, Oystercatcher 1, Lapwing 7, Snipe 1, [Little Owl 1 river bank just off site], Swift 60, Jay 4, Blue Tit 6, Great Tit 3, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits T junction, Swallow 4 Creyke’s Sidings, House Martin 2 Creyke’s Sidings, Cetti's Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 4, Willow Warbler 6, Blackcap 2, Garden Warbler 5, Whitethroat 4, Reed Warbler 15, Treecreeper 1, Blackbird 2, Song Thrush 2, Spotted Flycatcher 1 Will Pits S side, Stonechat 8, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 3, Tree Pipit 1 Probably 2 Oak Ride near Pine Tree Tram, Meadow Pipit 6, Chaffinch 10, Goldfinch 11, Linnet 5, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 6 all at S end, Reed Bunting 14. Red Deer 1, Fox 2 cubs will Pits. Grass Snake 1 Bank Top N end Will Pits.

09/07/2019 Martin Warne, Steve Hiner Tufted Duck 3 juveniles Paraffin Pools, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Hobby 3, Green Sandpiper 3, Greenshank 1, Common Tern 2 Paraffin Pools am, Jay 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2.

07/07/2019 Bev Baxter ringing Top House Farm Blue Tit 1, Great Tit 3, Swallow 1, Willow Warbler 2, Blackcap 1, Whitethroat 11, Wren 1, House Sparrow 1, Chaffinch 2, Goldfinch 1.

07/07/2019 Martin Warne Marsh Harrier 3, Hobby 8, Water Rail 1, Snipe 2, Black-tailed Godwit 1, Redshank 1, Cuckoo 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Bearded Tit 1, Grasshopper Warbler 2, Stonechat 4.

05/07/2019 Bryan Wainwright, Steve Hiner WeBs Greylag Goose Domestic 1, Teal 37, Mallard 72, Shoveler 3, Little Grebe 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Hobby 2, Coot 3, Lapwing 147, Redshank 2, Black-headed Gull 3, Turtle Dove 2 With 1 Will Pits S ride and 1 near barrier Will Pits, Swift 16, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Treecreeper 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1. Red Deer 8, Roe Deer 1.

04/07/2019 Bryan Wainwright Little Egret 1 over Bank Top to Will Pits, Marsh Harrier 2, Hobby 1, Moorhen 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull 4, Turtle Dove 1 N end Will Pits, Cuckoo 4, Swift 80, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Cetti's Warbler 3, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Linnet 4, Bullfinch 2. American Mink 1 'blue bridge’, Roe Deer 1, Red Deer 4 Will Pits.

03/07/2019 Jim Johnson Turtle Dove 3, farm track just NW of moors.

03/07/2019 Bryan Wainwright Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Oystercatcher 1, Ringed Plover 1 W side, Cuckoo 2, Willow Tit 1 W end Goole Moor Tram.

02/07/2019 Martin Warne Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 2, Hobby 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Redshank 3, Cuckoo 2, Jay 3, Lesser Whitethroat 1, Stonechat 7, Yellowhammer 2.

01/07/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Marsh Harrier 1, Hobby 5, Water Rail 2, Snipe 1, Cuckoo 2, Jay 1, Stonechat 2, Yellowhammer 1. Photos (28th June): Curlew. Black Darter, Small Skipper, Large Heath (x3). Pyramidal Orchid.