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THORNE MOORS BIRDING BLOG 2020

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LATEST SIGHTINGS

20/02/2020 Martin Warne, Ian McDonald Mute Swan 2, Pink-footed Goose 39, Mallard 36, Goosander 3, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Lapwing 37, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 2, Blue Tit 12, Great Tit 11, Bearded Tit 1, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 4, Treecreeper 3, Song Thrush 1, Bullfinch 1.

19/02/2020 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Peregrine 1 male, Lapwing 70, Herring Gull 4, Barn Owl 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 1, Skylark 2, Stonechat 1.

18/02/2020 Martin Warne, Ian McDonald Canada Goose 1, Gadwall 18, Teal 30, Grey Heron 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Barn Owl 1, Jay 1, Goldcrest 1, Skylark 2, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 2, Starling 30, Blackbird 23, Redwing 5, Mistle Thrush 1, Stonechat 2, Water Pipit 1.

17/02/2020 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Gadwall 24, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 1, Lapwing 25, Woodcock 2, Barn Owl 1, Kingfisher 1, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Starling 24, Fieldfare 140, Stonechat 2, Linnet 25, Bullfinch 1.

13/01/2020 Tom Lowe Mute Swan 2, Greylag Goose Domestic 91, Mallard 19, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 3, Golden Plover 103, Barn Owl 1, Raven 2 (photo), Skylark 28, Stonechat 3, Corn Bunting 4. Roe Deer 17.

13/01/2020 Bryan Wainwright, Steve Hiner Mute Swan 2, Greylag Goose Domestic 30, Gadwall 22, Teal 30, Mallard 50, Pochard 1, Tufted Duck 13, Goldeneye 1/immature, Goosander 6, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 1, Water Rail 1, Snipe 1, Stock Dove 18, Barn Owl 1, Jay 2, Jackdaw 2, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Bearded Tit 2, Skylark 3, Wren 2, Starling 60, Blackbird 35, Robin 2, Stonechat 10, Meadow Pipit 3, Chaffinch 30, Goldfinch 6, Linnet 2, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 8, Reed Bunting 70, [Corn Bunting 6]. Roe Deer 1, Brown Hare 2.

12/01/2020 Tom Lowe Mute Swan 2, Greylag Goose Domestic 294, Mallard 4, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Merlin 1, Golden Plover 120, Lapwing 3, Woodcock 1, Common Gull 150, Tawny Owl 2, Skylark 20. Red Deer 25, Roe Deer 18.

12/01/2020 Peter Hinks, Simone Maw, Madge Beevers Mute Swan 2, Greylag Goose Domestic 50, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 2, Willow Tit 1, Yellowhammer 8 track to old peat mill. Red Deer 30, Roe Deer 2. Grass Snake 1 About 30 cm long (photo PH).

11/02/2020 Martin Warne, Steve Hiner Wigeon 2, Tufted Duck 2, Goosander 2, Buzzard 1, Jay 1, Goldcrest 1, Coal Tit 2, Willow Tit 2, Long-tailed Tit 9, Treecreeper 1, Stonechat 3.

10/02/2020 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Woodcock 1, Barn Owl 2 (photos MW), Goldcrest 1, Long-tailed Tit 8, Fieldfare 66, Mistle Thrush 2, Grey Wagtail 1 overhead West Side flying West, Linnet 13.

08/02/2020 Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley Mute Swan 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Jay 1, Cetti's Warbler 2, Blackbird 6, Song Thrush 1, Stonechat 5, Chaffinch 10, Linnet 1, Yellowhammer 20, Reed Bunting 30, [Corn Bunting 3[. Fox 1, Weasel 1 Swinefleet old mill, Roe Deer 8.

07/02/2020 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Whooper Swan 16 including single juvenile, Wigeon 10, Gadwall 44, Goosander 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 6, Starling 150, Fieldfare 90, Redwing 2, Mistle Thrush 5, Stonechat 6, Linnet 14.

07/02/2020 Bryan Wainwright, Steve Hiner (Martin Warne, Helen Kirk in part) WeBs Mute Swan 2, Whooper Swan 17 floods, Pink-footed Goose 20, Greylag Goose Domestic 105, Wigeon 10, Gadwall 40, Teal 20, Mallard 71, Pochard 2, Tufted Duck 3, Goosander 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 2, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 1, Woodcock 1, Kingfisher 1, Great Tit 12, Cetti's Warbler 2. Red Deer 2, Roe Deer 4.

06/02/2020 Steve Hiner Great Crested Grebe 2 Paraffin area, Woodcock 1, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 1 Seen drumming birch wood Woodpecker Corner.

06/02/2020 Bryan Wainwright Pink-footed Goose 20, Pochard 1, Tufted Duck 8, Goosander 4, Marsh Harrier 2, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Jack Snipe 1 Paraffin floods flew about 30 low then down, Kingfisher 1 along flooded limestone road, Jay 1, Skylark 4 N Goole Fields, Song Thrush 1, Stonechat 3, Meadow Pipit 1, Chaffinch 2, Goldfinch 3, Linnet 80 derelict peat works near Swinefleet, Yellowhammer 20 derelict peat works near Swinefleet, Reed Bunting 90 derelict peat works near Swinefleet, [Corn Bunting 55+ in stubble immediately off A161 to derelict peat works near Swinefleet].

06/02/2020 Pat Heath Pink-footed Goose 300 In 3 skeins, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 5, Kestrel 2, Lapwing 50, Skylark 3, Starling 50, Fieldfare 150, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 100.

06/02/2020 Bev Baxter Blue Tit 4, Starling 1, Tree Sparrow 2, Chaffinch 3, Greenfinch 4, Goldfinch 3, Reed Bunting 5.

05/02/2020 Bryan Wainwright Pochard 3, Tufted Duck 6, Goosander 4, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Jay 2, Blue Tit 4, Stonechat 2, Chaffinch 4.

04/01/2020 Tom Lowe Mute Swan 2, Pink-footed Goose 8, Greylag Goose Domestic 74, Mallard 10, Tufted Duck 1, Grey Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 5, Kestrel 5, Merlin 1 (photo), Golden Plover 130, Lapwing 42, Woodcock 5, Redshank 1, Great Black-backed Gull 1, Barn Owl 1, Stonechat 1. Fox 1, Red Deer 75, Roe Deer 21, Brown Hare 8.

02/02/2020 Peter Hinks Mute Swan 2, Canada Goose 4, Gadwall 28, Teal 70, Pochard 1, Tufted Duck 13, Goldeneye 1, Goosander 2, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 2, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 2, Lapwing 2, Common Gull 4, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Jay 1, Goldcrest 1, Cetti's Warbler 4, Long-tailed Tit 12, Starling 50, Blackbird 25, Redwing 30, Goldfinch 15, Bullfinch 5, Yellowhammer 2. Common Frog heard in 2 E side areas.