THORNE MOORS BIRDING BLOG 2021

This blog collectively covers the co-joined moors of Thorne, Goole, Crowle, Snaith & Cowick and Rawcliffe

BLOGS FURTHER INFORMATION: can be found here concerning: DIRECTIONS ON SITE (PHOTO TOURS) Copyright, rare breeders policy, the Thorne Moors bird list, and latest notifications. Ringing is at Top House Farm just off site by Bev Baxter.

LATEST SIGHTINGS:

WELCOME BACK: Please keep consulting official sources for latest information. But still remember above all to please follow the rules of distancing and stay safe, thanks.

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15/04/2021 Martin Warne Canada Goose 8, Tufted Duck 16, Goosander 2, Red-legged Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 2, Buzzard 5, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 2, Snipe 1, Redshank 3, Jay 4, Sand Martin 8, Swallow 40, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 2, Whitethroat 1, Sedge Warbler 1, Stonechat 4, Wheatear 1, Dunnock 1, Greenfinch 2, Siskin 1, Bullfinch 1.

13/04/2021 Peter Hinks Greylag Goose Domestic 16, Canada Goose 5, Gadwall 8, Teal 10, Shoveler 14, Tufted Duck 6, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 3, Lapwing 2, Jack Snipe 1 roadside near blue bridge, Snipe 4, Jay 1, Skylark 2, Swallow 1, Cetti's Warbler 8, Chiffchaff 7, Willow Warbler 4, Blackcap 4, Song Thrush 2, Yellow Wagtail 7 Red House Farm, Linnet 10, Reed Bunting 12.

12/04/2021 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Canada Goose 1, Tufted Duck 15, Goosander 4, Red-legged Partridge 2, Grey Heron 1, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 2, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 1, Jack Snipe 1, Snipe 4, Redshank 2, Green Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Willow Tit 1, Bearded Tit 2, Sand Martin 9, Swallow 8, Cetti`s Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 10, Willow Warbler 9, Blackcap 8, Sedge Warbler 1, Stonechat 3, Yellow Wagtail 1, Linnet 4, Lesser Redpoll 6, Bullfinch 1.

10/04/2021 Bev Baxter, James Hinchliffe Chaffinch 2, Goldfinch 8, Linnet 3, Lesser Redpoll 3, Yellowhammer 7, Reed Bunting 5.

09/04/2021 Bryan Wainwright, Steve Hiner WeBs Greylag Goose Domestic 73, Canada Goose 2, Gadwall 9, Teal 28, Mallard 38, Shoveler 13, Tufted Duck 36, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Lapwing 2, Jack Snipe 1, Snipe 2, Redshank 6, Black-headed Gull 53, Woodpigeon 112, Carrion Crow 40, Blue Tit 8, Great Tit 7, Willow Tit 1, Cetti's Warbler 6, Long-tailed Tit 10, Chiffchaff 28, Willow Warbler 20, Blackcap 3, Wren 30, Starling 6, Blackbird 4, Fieldfare 5, Song Thrush 4, Mistle Thrush 3, Robin 16, Stonechat 7, Dunnock 4, Tree Sparrow 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Meadow Pipit 1, Chaffinch 12, Goldfinch 3, Linnet 19, Lesser Redpoll 50, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 5, Reed Bunting 16.

08/04/2021 Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley, Greylag Goose Domestic 100, Barnacle Goose 1, Wigeon 3, Gadwall 16, Teal 14, Shoveler 19, Tufted Duck 18, Goosander 4, Marsh Harrier 8, Goshawk 1 perched in Will Pits, giving excellent if brief views (WHP), Tawny Owl 1 calling Will Pits, Coal Tit 2, Swallow 3, Cetti's Warbler 7, Long-tailed Tit 7, Chiffchaff 31, Willow Warbler 13, Blackcap 1, Stonechat 1, Tree Sparrow 1, Greenfinch 1, Lesser Redpoll 2, Yellowhammer 1.

08/04/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 20, Canada Goose 4, Teal 1, Mallard 10, Shoveler 9, Tufted Duck 10, Marsh Harrier 4, Lapwing 4, Redshank 3, Chiffchaff 6, Willow Warbler 4, Blackcap 1, Song Thrush 2, Stonechat 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Water Pipit 1, Chaffinch 2, Linnet 3, Yellowhammer 3. Roe Deer 3.

06/04/2021 Martin Warne Tufted Duck 27, Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 1, Snipe 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Willow Tit 1, Cetti`s Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 7, Willow Warbler 2, Stonechat 4, Yellow Wagtail 1, Water Pipit 1, Linnet 6, Lesser Redpoll 55.

05/04/2021 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Tufted Duck 24, Little Egret 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Black-headed Gull 27, Swallow 1, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 15, Willow Warbler 1, Stonechat 2, Yellow Wagtail 1 (photos), Water Pipit 2.

05/04/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 68, Gadwall 9, Teal 9, Mallard 5, Shoveler 10, Tufted Duck 20, Pheasant 8, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 1, Water Rail 2, Moorhen 4, Lapwing 1, Black-headed Gull 38, Stock Dove 3, Green Woodpecker 1, Magpie 3, Jay 1, Jackdaw 2, Blue Tit 5, Great Tit 4, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Skylark 1, Sand Martin 2, Cetti's Warbler 3, Long-tailed Tit 2, Chiffchaff 11, Willow Warbler 7, Blackcap 1, Wren 11, Starling 4, Blackbird 14, Song Thrush 4, Mistle Thrush 2, Stonechat 3, Dunnock 4, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Water Pipit 2, Chaffinch 7, Goldfinch 18, Lesser Redpoll 2, Bullfinch 4, Yellowhammer 2. Roe Deer 5.

05/04/2021 Gary Featherstone Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 3, Song Thrush 2, Mistle Thrush 2.

04/04/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 102, Canada Goose 1, Gadwall 12, Teal 30, Mallard 12, Shoveler 20, Tufted Duck 31, Goosander 2, Pheasant 14, Cormorant 2, Grey Heron 1, Red Kite 1, Marsh Harrier 7, Sparrowhawk 1, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 3, Lapwing 6, Snipe 8, Redshank 3, Black-headed Gull 33, Stock Dove 3, Green Woodpecker 1 Will Pits, Magpie 2, Jackdaw 3, Carrion Crow 60, Blue Tit 8, Great Tit 10, Skylark 5, Sand Martin 28, Swallow 20, Cetti's Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 21, Willow Warbler 6, Blackcap 2, Wren 29, Blackbird 3, Song Thrush 2, Mistle Thrush 1, Robin 21, Stonechat 5, Dunnock 3, Tree Sparrow 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Meadow Pipit 5, Water Pipit 1, Chaffinch 6, Goldfinch 2, Linnet 11, Lesser Redpoll 7, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 6, Reed Bunting 12. Stoat 1 track to shed, Red Deer 11, Roe Deer 12.

04/04/2021 Martin Warne Cormorant 1, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 3, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 2, Snipe 2, Redshank 1, Jackdaw 6, Swallow 2, Chiffchaff 1, Willow Warbler 1, Stonechat 4, Linnet 12, Yellowhammer 1.

03/04/2021 Martin Warne Canada Goose 1, Shelduck 3, Shoveler 21, Tufted Duck 25, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Water Rail 3, Moorhen 1, Lapwing 1, Curlew 1, Redshank 1, Green Woodpecker 1, Jay 4, Cetti`s Warbler 4, Chiffchaff 18, Willow Warbler 4, Blackcap 2, Stonechat 4, Dunnock 1, Linnet 15.

02/04/2021 Julian Small, Barnacle Goose 1, Gadwall 4, Teal 8, Shoveler 12, Tufted Duck 18, Marsh Harrier 8, Buzzard 3, Moorhen 1, Jay 1, Goldcrest 1, Swallow 4, Cetti's Warbler 4, Treecreeper 1, Stonechat 1, Linnet 2. Smooth Newt 1.

01/04/2021 Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley Whooper Swan 15, Shelduck 1, Gadwall 23, Teal 20, Shoveler 35, Pochard 1, Tufted Duck 27, Grey Heron 2, Great Crested Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 10, Sparrowhawk 3, Buzzard 5, Snipe 4, Jay 2, Blue Tit 6, Great Tit 8, Swallow 3, Cetti's Warbler 7, Long-tailed Tit 4, Chiffchaff 32, Willow Warbler 2, Blackcap 3, Song Thrush 1, Mistle Thrush 2, Stonechat 4, Water Pipit 1, Goldfinch 2, Linnet 4.

31/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Swallow 1 Evening. Bloomhill Road, Moorends.

31/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Whooper Swan 63 went low N early am, Greylag Goose Domestic 20, Canada Goose 2, Gadwall 6, Teal 14, Shoveler 12, Tufted Duck 22, Marsh Harrier 6, Sparrowhawk 2, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 1, Moorhen 3, Lapwing 17, Redshank 1, Black-headed Gull 30, Stock Dove 4, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Magpie 2, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 2, Skylark 1, Cetti's Warbler 3, Long-tailed Tit 2, Chiffchaff 12, Willow Warbler 1 singing road at Green Belt, Stonechat 6, Tree Sparrow 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 4, Meadow Pipit 2, Bullfinch 4, Yellowhammer 3. Roe Deer 7, Brown Hare 6. Black Morel 7 (photos).

31/03/2021 Peter Hinks Greylag Goose Domestic 12, Shelduck 1, Shoveler 8, Tufted Duck 3, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Lapwing 2, Stonechat 4, Linnet 8, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 4. Roe Deer 2. Common Lizard 1, Common Frog 2. Speckled Wood 1, Brimstone 2.

30/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Whooper Swan 42, Pink-footed Goose 150 W (Robert Broch), Greylag Goose Domestic 25, Canada Goose 1, Barnacle Goose 1, Gadwall 8, Teal 16, Mallard 4, Shoveler 20, Tufted Duck 29, Pheasant 3, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 1, Coot 1, Lapwing 2, Lesser Black-backed Gull 2, Black-headed Gull 50, Stock Dove 2, Carrion Crow 30, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 3, Skylark 2, Cetti's Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 3, Chiffchaff 27, Blackcap 5 With 1, Blackbird 6, Song Thrush 1, Robin 6, Stonechat 2, Wheatear 1 Paraffin floods, Dunnock 1, Tree Sparrow 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 3, Water Pipit 2, Chaffinch 6, Goldfinch 1, Linnet 9, Lesser Redpoll 4, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 8, Roe Deer 1, Common Frog 3, Common Toad 7 (photo). Brimstone 8, Small White 1.

29/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Jay 3, Skylark 1, Chiffchaff 10, Bullfinch 2, Grass Snake 1 Large, Common Frog 3 or more, Common Toad 50 or more. Comma 1.

27/03/2021 Julian Small Whooper Swan 6 went N, Greylag Goose Domestic 20, Teal 40, Shoveler 2, Tufted Duck 26, Goosander 2, Little Egret 1 Goole Fields, Grey Heron 2 Goole Moor near frogs!, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Snipe 2, Stock Dove 6, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Carrion Crow 20, Cetti's Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 12, Fieldfare 10, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 2, Stonechat 2, Dunnock 1, Meadow Pipit 4, Lesser Redpoll 2, Yellowhammer 1. Red Deer. Comma 1.

27/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Whooper Swan 6 Woodside, Greylag Goose Domestic 95, Canada Goose 3, Gadwall 4, Teal 20, Mallard 14, Shoveler 29, Tufted Duck 36, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Moorhen 1, Lapwing 3, Redshank 2 W side, Stock Dove 4, Green Woodpecker 2, Great Tit 2, Skylark 2, Cetti's Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 13, Wren 3, Robin 2, Stonechat 3, Meadow Pipit 1, Water Pipit 2, Goldfinch 3, Linnet 17, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 2. Field Vole 1 Will Pits.

26/03/2021 Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley Gadwall 8, Shoveler 41, Tufted Duck 46, Marsh Harrier 8, Buzzard 4, Green Woodpecker 1, Blue Tit 11, Great Tit 8, Cetti's Warbler 5, Long-tailed Tit 4, Chiffchaff 7, Redwing 1, Stonechat 2, Tree Sparrow 1, Water Pipit 1, Goldfinch 4, Linnet 4, Bullfinch 2. Red Deer 10.

26/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Whooper Swan 30 Paraffin floods, Canada Goose 2, Gadwall 25, Teal 20, Mallard 20, Shoveler 19, Tufted Duck 45, Goosander 2, Marsh Harrier 8, Buzzard 3, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 4, Green Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Cetti's Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 8, Stonechat 6, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Water Pipit 1, Bullfinch 2. American Mink 2 with 1 road at Green Belt and 1 'bus stop' Blackwater, Roe Deer 3.

25/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Whooper Swan 23, Kestrel 1, Gadwall 6, Teal 14, Mallard 20, Shoveler 18, Tufted Duck 39, Red-legged Partridge 2 Creykes, Marsh Harrier 10, Buzzard 6, Water Rail 2, Golden Plover 1, Moorhen 2, Lapwing 35, Stock Dove 6, Green Woodpecker 1 Crowle Moor, Jay 1, Jackdaw 1, Blue Tit 8, Great Tit 4, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits to Crowle Moor, Skylark 2, Cetti's Warbler 4, Long-tailed Tit 2, Chiffchaff 10, Song Thrush 2, Redwing 20, Dunnock 5, Tree Sparrow 2 Swinefleet gate, Water Pipit 1, Linnet 16, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 4. Red Deer 5.

24/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Whooper Swan 5 Thousand Acre floods, Greylag Goose Domestic 30, Barnacle Goose 1 ENE over Blackwater with Greylag to Goole Fields, Gadwall 4, Teal 4, Mallard 10, Tufted Duck 12, Grey Heron 1, Red Kite 1 (another observer, W side), Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 2, Lapwing 2, Green Woodpecker 1 Will Pits, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Magpie 4, Jay 2, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 6, Coal Tit 1, Skylark 3, Cetti's Warbler 3, Long-tailed Tit 2, Chiffchaff 20, Blackcap 1 (another observer just off site), Blackbird 8, Robin 4, Stonechat 8, Dunnock 1, House Sparrow 10 Creyke’s Sidings, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 2, Chaffinch 10, Linnet 4, Bullfinch 6, Yellowhammer 3, Reed Bunting 10. Roe Deer 7. Photos: Common Frog 1, Common Toad 18, Bell's Pond.

23/03/2021 James Hinchliffe Wheatear 1 Top House Farm.

22/03/2021 Steve Hiner Wheatear 1 Snaith & Cowick floods.

21/03/2021 Darren Wozencroft Greylag Goose Domestic 20, Canada Goose 4, Gadwall 6, Teal 8, Mallard 20, Shoveler 4, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 2, Golden Plover 120, Lapwing 1, Common Gull 1, Black-headed Gull 35, Green Woodpecker 2, Carrion Crow 20, Great Tit 3, Cetti's Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 1, Blackbird 6, Fieldfare 23, Redwing 3, Stonechat 4, Chaffinch 4, Linnet 7, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 4. American Mink 1 Fisons’ Road, Roe Deer 3. Small Tortoiseshell 1.

21/03/2021 Peter Hinks Greylag Goose Domestic 22, Gadwall 4, Shoveler 10, Tufted Duck 48, Marsh Harrier 5, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 6, Kestrel 2, Lapwing 4, Green Woodpecker 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Great Tit 8, Willow Tit 2, Skylark 2, Cetti's Warbler 6, Long-tailed Tit 6, Chiffchaff 5, Reed Bunting 10. Roe Deer 6. Common Frog 8.

20/03/2021 Bill Priestley Whooper Swan 41 Paraffin floods, Water Rail 1, Chiffchaff 16, Lesser Redpoll 100.

19/03/2021 Peter Hinks Mute Swan 1, Greylag Goose Domestic 10, Gadwall 2, Teal 8, Shoveler 6, Tufted Duck 50, Grey Heron 2, Marsh Harrier 3, Lapwing 4 With 2 pairs, Tawny Owl 1 heard Will Pits, Green Woodpecker 1, Willow Tit 1, Cetti's Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 4, Lesser Redpoll 6, Bullfinch 4, Reed Bunting 8. Roe Deer 2. Common Frog 1+ heard.

19/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 54, Gadwall 15, Teal 7, Mallard 20, Shoveler 19, Tufted Duck 50, Pheasant 5, Red Kite 1 low from W over Goole Moor 07.00, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 1, Water Rail 4, Moorhen 1, Lapwing 2, Jack Snipe 1 flushed Goole Moor, Black-headed Gull 30, Stock Dove 3, Woodpigeon 20, Green Woodpecker 3, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Magpie 2, Jay 3, Carrion Crow 30, Blue Tit 5, Great Tit 2, Bearded Tit 1, Skylark 4, Cetti's Warbler 6, Wren 29, Blackbird 19, Redwing 3, Robin 18, Stonechat 5, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 2, Chaffinch 4, Goldfinch 1, Linnet 1, Lesser Redpoll 90, Bullfinch 3, Yellowhammer 7, Reed Bunting 12. Roe Deer 2. Brown Hare 1, Common Frog 6 Spawn: about 7 buckets in 4 locations.

18/03/2021 Gary Featherstone Whooper Swan 11, Gadwall 13, Shoveler 18, Tufted Duck 54 new Thorne Moors maximum count, Marsh Harrier 8, Buzzard 4, Snipe 4, Green Woodpecker 2, Blue Tit 10, Cetti's Warbler 9, Long-tailed Tit 7, Chiffchaff 3, Fieldfare 15, Mistle Thrush 2, Stonechat 2, Greenfinch 1, Lesser Redpoll 2, Yellowhammer 1.

17/03/2021 Julian Small Teal 20, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 3 field N of Crowle Moor, Cetti's Warbler 3, Fieldfare 10, Stonechat 1. Common Frog 1 large Goole Moor Tram East.

16/03/2021 Tim Kohler Lapwing 1 field N of Crowle Moor.

16/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 30, Canada Goose 2, Gadwall 3, Mallard 8, Grey Heron 2, Buzzard 1, Moorhen 1, Black-headed Gull 20, Green Woodpecker 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 colliery area, Jay 1, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 2, Skylark 2, Chiffchaff 4 With 3 singing colliery area, Blackbird 10, Fieldfare 80, Song Thrush 1, Mistle Thrush 1, Robin 3, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 2, Chaffinch 4, Goldfinch 4, Siskin 1, Bullfinch 3, Yellowhammer 2. Common Frog 3 seen but about 3.5 buckets of spawn, Common Toad 22 With 6 coupled pairs, Smooth Newt 9.

13/03/2021 Gary Featherstone Wigeon 1, Gadwall 37, Teal 60, Shoveler 15, Tufted Duck 53 a new Thorne Moors maximum count, Goosander 2, Red-legged Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 4, Green Woodpecker 1, Blue Tit 5, Great Tit 2, Cetti's Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 2, Chiffchaff 1 (not singing Swinefleet gate) Redwing 9, Stonechat 4, Tree Sparrow 2, Water Pipit 1, Bullfinch 2.

12/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright WeBs Greylag Goose Domestic 166, Shelduck 1, Gadwall 27, Teal 24, Mallard 41, Shoveler 18, Tufted Duck 50, Goosander 2, Pheasant 4, Cormorant 4 SW, Marsh Harrier 7, Buzzard 2, Water Rail 4, Lapwing 1, Woodcock 1 Will Pits, Curlew 1 N calling, Herring Gull 2, Great Black-backed Gull 2, Black-headed Gull 39, Stock Dove 2, Woodpigeon 120, Collared Dove 2 Creyke’s Sidings, Magpie 5, Jay 5, Carrion Crow 15, Blue Tit 11, Great Tit 12, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits Scrape, Skylark 6, Cetti's Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 7, Wren 23, Starling 140, Blackbird 17, Fieldfare 86, Song Thrush 3, Redwing 8, Mistle Thrush 4, Robin 25, Stonechat 5, Dunnock 1, House Sparrow 2 Creyke’s Sidings, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 3, Water Pipit 2, Chaffinch 8, Goldfinch 4, Linnet 15, Bullfinch 6, Yellowhammer 6, Reed Bunting 20. Red Deer 6, Roe Deer 3. Common Frog 4 With 4 clumps spawn blue bridge.

11/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 166, Gadwall 10, Teal 12, Mallard 46, Shoveler 26, Tufted Duck 44, Goosander 3, Pheasant 2, Marsh Harrier 7, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Peregrine 1, Water Rail 2, Lapwing 31, Black-headed Gull 3, Woodpigeon 160, Magpie 1, Jay 3, Carrion Crow 10, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 3, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits Scrape, Skylark 1, Long-tailed Tit 4, Wren 1, Starling 1, Blackbird 12, Redwing 18, Robin 14, Dunnock 1, Water Pipit 1, Chaffinch 1, Linnet 1, Lesser Redpoll 4, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 14. Roe Deer 1.

10/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 123, Canada Goose 2, Gadwall 40, Teal 35, Mallard 61, Shoveler 17, Tufted Duck 52 a new Thorne Moors maximum count, Goosander 3, Pheasant 6, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 2, Moorhen 1, Lapwing 1, Black-headed Gull 48, Woodpigeon 60, Green Woodpecker 1 Will Pits, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Magpie 6, Jay 7, Carrion Crow 17, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 15, Skylark 3, Cetti's Warbler 3, Long-tailed Tit 3, Treecreeper 1, Wren 13, Starling 220, Blackbird 30, Fieldfare 70, Song Thrush 3, Redwing 45, Mistle Thrush 2, Robin 23, Dunnock 5, Tree Sparrow 4, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Meadow Pipit 1, Water Pipit 1, Chaffinch 8, Goldfinch 28, Linnet 3, Bullfinch 7, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 3.

05/03/2021 Darren Wozencroft Greylag Goose Domestic 20, Canada Goose 1, Gadwall 14, Teal 37, Mallard 25, Shoveler 1, Pheasant 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 1, Golden Plover 200, Woodpigeon 150, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Carrion Crow 20, Wren 12, Starling 250, Fieldfare 40, Stonechat 7 (photo), Linnet 50, Lesser Redpoll 4. Red Deer 24 (photo), Roe Deer 6.

05/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 20, Canada Goose 6, Gadwall 11, Teal 50, Mallard 30, Shoveler 4, Tufted Duck 32, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 8, Lapwing 4, Stock Dove 4, Green Woodpecker 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Great Tit 3, Skylark 1, Cetti's Warbler 3, Fieldfare 4, Song Thrush 2, Mistle Thrush 1, Robin 6, Stonechat 7, Linnet 18, Bullfinch 1, Yellowhammer 4. Roe Deer 1.

04/03/2021 Gary Featherstone Wigeon 2, Gadwall 6, Shoveler 10, Tufted Duck 49 a new Thorne Moors maximum count, Goosander 4, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 2, Crane 7 as mine but 2 from Crowle Fields (not at Blackwater), Lapwing 30, Green Woodpecker 3, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Jay 1, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 6, Cetti's Warbler 4, Long-tailed Tit 4, Fieldfare 30, Song Thrush 2, Stonechat 8, Tree Sparrow 4, Water Pipit 2, Linnet 1, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 1.

03/03/2021 Bryan Wainwright Whooper Swan 3 Woodside, Greylag Goose Domestic 30, Canada Goose 40, Gadwall 14, Teal 6, Mallard 18, Shoveler 7, Tufted Duck 43 a new Thorne Moors maximum count, Goosander 6, Grey Heron 2 at frog pond!, Great Crested Grebe 2 Will Pits Scrape, Marsh Harrier 2, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 4, Moorhen 1, Lapwing 40, Common Gull 8, Herring Gull 3, Black-headed Gull 30, Collared Dove 1, Green Woodpecker 2 Will Pits and Crowle Moor, Magpie 3, Jay 5, Blue Tit 10, Great Tit 10, Cetti's Warbler 5, Long-tailed Tit 1, Starling 350, Blackbird 6, Fieldfare 250, Song Thrush 3, Redwing 21, Mistle Thrush 1, Robin 6, Tree Sparrow 4 Swinefleet gate, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Meadow Pipit 2, Water Pipit 3 S bends together, Lesser Redpoll 1, Bullfinch 6, Yellowhammer 3, Reed Bunting 20. Roe Deer 14, Brown Hare 4. Common Frog Inkle Flatts big pond 1 clump of spawn no frogs.

27/02/2021 Gary Featherstone Pink-footed Goose 90, Gadwall 17, Teal 40, Shoveler 4, Tufted Duck 20, Goosander 15, Grey Heron 1, Buzzard 1, Green Woodpecker 3, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Blue Tit 6, Great Tit 6, Cetti's Warbler 9, Long-tailed Tit 3, Stonechat 6, Tree Sparrow 4, Water Pipit 1, Lesser Redpoll 5, Bullfinch 1, Reed Bunting 12.

28/02/2021 Darren Wozencroft, Gracie Corner Greylag Goose Domestic 2, Gadwall 11, Teal 35, Mallard 12, Tufted Duck 11, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 1, Merlin 1, Black-headed Gull 30, Jay 1, Carrion Crow 10, Great Tit 2, Wren 1, Linnet 2, Reed Bunting 3. Roe Deer 3, Brown Hare 3. Photo: Small Tortoiseshell 3.

26/02/2021 Peter Hinks Greylag Goose Domestic 35, Shelduck 2, Gadwall 20, Teal 12, Shoveler 4, Tufted Duck 18, Goosander 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Kestrel 2, Merlin 1 male North of R H farm, Water Rail 1, Snipe 2, Green Woodpecker 2, Willow Tit 1, Cetti's Warbler 1, Fieldfare 12, Reed Bunting 8. Peacock 1, photos: Small Tortoiseshell 1. Blue bridge looking W along Mill Drain.

26/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 20, Gadwall 6, Teal 16, Mallard 20, Shoveler 1, Grey Heron 2, Marsh Harrier 1, Sparrowhawk 1, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 1, Lapwing 11, Snipe 6, Black-headed Gull 20, Green Woodpecker 3, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 3, Jackdaw 1, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 10, Skylark 4, Cetti's Warbler 3, Blackbird 4, Song Thrush 3, Redwing 8, Robin 10, Stonechat 10, Tree Sparrow 4, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Water Pipit 2, Chaffinch 6, Linnet 3, Lesser Redpoll 1, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 4, Reed Bunting 20. Roe Deer 13.

24/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 10, Gadwall 24, Teal 70, Mallard 60, Tufted Duck 12, Goosander 2, Marsh Harrier 2, Golden Plover 1, Lapwing 18, Green Woodpecker 1 Crowle Moor, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Skylark 4, Cetti's Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 2 Will Pits (not singing), Blackbird 6, Fieldfare 20, Song Thrush 1, Robin 4, Stonechat 6, Tree Sparrow 2 Swinefleet gate, Meadow Pipit 6, Water Pipit 2, Common Redpoll (Mealy) 1 Will Pits Scrape, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 10. Roe Deer 33.

21/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright, David Blackham Teal 8, Red Kite 1 At tree height close going S over middle of moors, Marsh Harrier 2, Sparrowhawk 1, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 20, Herring Gull 10, Jay 1, Skylark 1, Stonechat 5, Water Pipit 1 S bend again, Linnet 40, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 6. Roe Deer 3. Photo: the limestone access road through the middle of the site is as usual at this time of year flooded for about half mile stretch. At Natural England we do not recommend you go through it. If you do be sure to have a 4x4 and don't go unless confident, there is deep water either side. I was on today due to a fire last night (below) showing that fires don't just happen in summer.

19/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 20, Canada Goose 3, Gadwall 14, Teal 130, Mallard 200, Shoveler 3, Tufted Duck 6, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Golden Plover 120, Jay 1, Skylark 1, Blackbird 4, Fieldfare 180, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 50, Stonechat 5, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Chaffinch 6, Goldfinch 40, Lesser Redpoll 1, Bullfinch 1. Red Deer 2, Roe Deer 1. Photo: Scarlet Elfcup.

17/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 30, Canada Goose 7 Including 2 hybrid with Barnacle?, Gadwall 4, Teal 100, Mallard 20, Tufted Duck 6, Goosander 11, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1 female, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Cetti's Warbler 3, Stonechat 4.

18/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Bullfinch 8.

 

14/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Top House Farm (all except Water Pipit) Mallard 2, Grey Partridge 4, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Merlin 1 type, Golden Plover 1, Woodcock 1, Common Gull 15, Black-headed Gull 40, Magpie 6, Jay 1, Carrion Crow 30, Blue Tit 2, Starling 30, Blackbird 4, Fieldfare 100, Redwing 14, Robin 2, House Sparrow 8, Water Pipit 1 moors flooded road S bend, Chaffinch 80, Goldfinch 26, Linnet 3, Yellowhammer 20, Reed Bunting 40. Roe Deer 6.

12/02/2021 Gary Featherstone Teal 22, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 3, Golden Plover 30, Goldcrest 2, Blue Tit 12, Great Tit 2, Coal Tit 2, Skylark 7, Long-tailed Tit 17, Starling 170, Blackbird 11, Fieldfare 210, Mistle Thrush 3, Robin 4.

12/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 4, Teal 6, Mallard 120, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 3, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 2, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits Scrape, Cetti's Warbler 1, Fieldfare 100, Redwing 30, Stonechat 2, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 10 together, Lesser Redpoll 4. Roe Deer 15.

11/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 5, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Magpie 11, Jay 1, Blue Tit 8, Great Tit 20, Coal Tit 1, Skylark 3, Long-tailed Tit 5, Wren 2, Starling 27, Blackbird 14, Fieldfare 17, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 16, Robin 6, Dunnock 1, House Sparrow 10, Meadow Pipit 2, Chaffinch 12, Goldfinch 13, Lesser Redpoll 3, Bullfinch 6, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 4. Roe Deer 8, Grey Squirrel 1.

10/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Collared Dove 4, Short-eared Owl 1 flew from Hawthorn on pit tip, Magpie 10, Jay 1, Blue Tit 6, Great Tit 8, Wren 6, Starling 2, Blackbird 6, Fieldfare 6, Redwing 9, Robin 4, Dunnock 1, Chaffinch 6, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 6, Bullfinch 3, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 1, Roe Deer 3.

10/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright stubble field, Bloomhill Road, Moorends Sparrowhawk 2, Magpie 13, Skylark 110, House Sparrow 4, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Yellowhammer 70, Reed Bunting 7.

09/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley Mediterranean Gull 1 stubble field, Bloomhill Road, Moorends, Yellowhammer 30+ and Reed Buntings.

05/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Teal 6, Tufted Duck 2, Goosander 14 Will Pits Scrape, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Green Woodpecker 1, Blue Tit 10, Great Tit 8, Skylark 2, Cetti's Warbler 2, Wren 8, Starling 300, Fieldfare 200, Redwing 17, Tree Sparrow 1 Swinefleet gate, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Meadow Pipit 1, Chaffinch 6, Lesser Redpoll 4, Yellowhammer 6, Reed Bunting 24. Red Deer 9, Roe Deer 4.

01/02/2021 Bryan Wainwright Goosander 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1. Roe Deer 2.

31/01/2021 Darren Wozencroft, Gracie Corner Goosander 1, Pheasant 5, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 2,  Buzzard 1, Moorhen 2, Great Black-backed Gull 3, Stock Dove 10, Magpie 6, Carrion Crow 2, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 6, Bearded Tit 1, Long-tailed Tit 9, Wren 2, Blackbird 3, Robin 1, Stonechat 2, Meadow Pipit 1, Lesser Redpoll 30. Roe Deer 2.

31/01/2021 Peter Hinks Pink-footed Goose 40, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Snipe 2, Long-tailed Tit 6, Starling 150, Fieldfare 54, Lesser Redpoll 4, Bullfinch 3. Roe Deer 4.

29/01/2021 Gary Featherstone Teal 20, Mallard 230, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 2, Golden Plover 25, Woodcock 1, Jay 1, Cetti's Warbler 3, Long-tailed Tit 14, Stonechat 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 19, Lesser Redpoll 3.

29/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Gadwall 8, Teal 4, Mallard 20, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 1, Peregrine 1, Snipe 1, Stock Dove 5, Green Woodpecker 1, Jay 2, Blue Tit 5, Great Tit 4, Coal Tit 1, Willow Tit 1 Will Pits, Bearded Tit 1, Skylark 4, Cetti's Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 6, Treecreeper 1, Stonechat 3, Chaffinch 4, Goldfinch 18, Lesser Redpoll 1, Bullfinch 6.

26/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Buzzard 1, Stock Dove 1, Magpie 19 together, Jay 1, Blue Tit 4, Great Tit 2, Willow Tit 1 Inkle Moor Pond, Blackbird 10, Fieldfare 50, Robin 2, Dunnock 3, Chaffinch 2, Lesser Redpoll 2, Bullfinch 5, Yellowhammer 2. Grey Squirrel 1.

 

24/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Pink-footed Goose 49, Greylag Goose Domestic 3, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Black-headed Gull 15, Jay 1, Blue Tit 3, Great Tit 4, Willow Tit 1 Inkle Moor, Long-tailed Tit 8, Blackbird 20, Fieldfare 200, Dunnock 1, Chaffinch 10, Greenfinch 36, Goldfinch 3, Bullfinch 4, Reed Bunting 2. Roe Deer 2. Photos: Inkle Moor Pond sunrise and Inkle Meadows.

23/01/2021 Gary Featherstone Pink-footed Goose 90, Teal 34, Mallard 180, Tufted Duck 2, Cormorant 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Water Rail 10, Stock Dove 20, Green Woodpecker 2, Jay 2, Blue Tit 14, Great Tit 7, Cetti's Warbler 4, Long-tailed Tit 14, Treecreeper 1, Fieldfare 70, Mistle Thrush 1, Stonechat 6, Goldfinch 2, Bullfinch 5. Roe Deer 10.

22/01/2021 John Durrant Short-eared Owl 2 railway near Priory.

22/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Goosander 3, Marsh Harrier 1, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 2, Green Woodpecker 1 road at Green Belt, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Bearded Tit 1 Goole Moor Tram E, Cetti's Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 18, Bullfinch 1.

18/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Teal 30, Mallard 30, Shoveler 1, Tufted Duck 2, Goosander 5, Grey Partridge 2 Top House Farm, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Water Rail 1, Green Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Mistle Thrush 7, Starling 1900 Top House Farm, Bullfinch 2. Roe Deer 4.

16/01/2021 James Hinchliffe Red Kite 1 S over Top House Farm.

15/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Water Rail 1, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits Scrape and Will Pits, Bearded Tit 1.

15/01/2021 Gary Featherstone Mallard 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Green Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 2, Bearded Tit 2, Fieldfare 8, Redwing 2, Mistle Thrush 1, Stonechat 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Goldfinch 6.

12/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 2, Grey Heron 1, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Stock Dove 1, Woodpigeon 300, Green Woodpecker 1, Magpie 12, Jay 2, Great Tit 5, Long-tailed Tit 8, Starling 2, Robin 10, Meadow Pipit 1, Chaffinch 28, Goldfinch 2, Lesser Redpoll 18, Bullfinch 1, Yellowhammer 1, Fox 1, Roe Deer 4.

10/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greylag Goose Domestic 20, Lapwing 9, Herring Gull 2, Great Black-backed Gull 12, Black-headed Gull 12, Woodpigeon 300, Collared Dove 1, Magpie 4, Jay 1, Carrion Crow 30, Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 4, Long-tailed Tit 5, Wren 3, Blackbird 27, Fieldfare 10, Robin 5, Dunnock 2, House Sparrow 1, Meadow Pipit 1, Chaffinch 52, Greenfinch 38, Goldfinch 20, Lesser Redpoll 8, Bullfinch 7, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 2.

09/01/2021 Martin Warne Pink-footed Goose 35, Teal 6, Goosander 4, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 1, Water Rail 1, Goldcrest 1, Willow Tit 1, Bearded Tit 3, Fieldfare 12, Song Thrush 1, Stonechat 3, Lesser Redpoll 2.

09/01/2021 Peter Hinks Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Water Rail 2, Common Gull 11, Jay 1, Bearded Tit 1, Skylark 1, Fieldfare 30, Goldfinch 25, Lesser Redpoll 7, Bullfinch 2, Reed Bunting 3.

09/01/2021 Gary Featherstone Teal 38, Mallard 195, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 3, Blue Tit 9, Great Tit 6, Fieldfare 40, Stonechat 3, Chaffinch 2, Goldfinch 35, Bullfinch 2, Fox 1, Red Deer 27.

08/01/2021 Martin Warne in part, Helen Kirk Pink-footed Goose 21, Shelduck 2, Teal 40, Mallard 260, Marsh Harrier 1, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Water Rail 1, Golden Plover 30, Tawny Owl 1 calling Will Pits, Green Woodpecker 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Goldcrest 2, Coal Tit 2, Willow Tit 1, Fieldfare 28, Redwing 10, Lesser Redpoll 40, Bullfinch 4.

 

08/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 2, Merlin 1 W side, Water Rail 1, Golden Plover 75, Jay 2, Bullfinch 4. Red Deer 2, Roe Deer 2.

07/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Mallard 150, Marsh Harrier 1, Sparrowhawk 1, Green Woodpecker 1 Green Belt at road, Starling 300, Fieldfare 80. Roe Deer 3.

06/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright Mallard 150, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Water Rail 1, Moorhen 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 2.

06/01/2021 Bev Baxter, James Hinchliffe, Blackbird 1, Fieldfare 1, Redwing 3, Chaffinch 1, Goldfinch 2, Reed Bunting 2 males re-trapped from 2017.

02/01/2021 Martin Warne Buzzard 2, Merlin 1, Jay 1, Bearded Tit 2, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Wren 31, Redwing 6, Stonechat 1, Lesser Redpoll 3.

01/01/2021 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Mute Swan 3, Pink-footed Goose 240, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 2, Golden Plover 40, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 3, Goldcrest 3, Fieldfare 2,  Redwing 6, Stonechat 1, Linnet 3, Bullfinch 2.

01/01/2021 Bryan Wainwright colliery area and Inkle Moor then Jones’ Cable. Pink-footed Goose 20, Greylag Goose Domestic 6, Teal 1, Sparrowhawk 2 (♂♀) latter with prey, Buzzard 1, Peregrine 1♂ adult fast over Inkle Flatts, Moorhen 1, Golden Plover 11, Common Gull 5, Black-headed Gull 18, Woodpigeon 280, Magpie 16, Jay 2, Carrion Crow 18, Goldcrest 1, Blue Tit 7, Great Tit 9, Long-tailed Tit 23, Treecreeper 1, Wren 11, Starling 2, Blackbird 130, Fieldfare 19, Song Thrush 1, Redwing 10, Robin 9, Dunnock 4, Chaffinch 82, Greenfinch 54 from Inkle Moor roost, Goldfinch 22, Lesser Redpoll 29, Bullfinch 10, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 1. Roe Deer 4.

Observers 2021: Bev Baxter, Gracie Corner, Gary Featherstone, James Hinchliffe, Peter Hinks, Helen Kirk, Tim Kohler, Bill Priestley, Julian Small, Bryan Wainwright, Martin Warne, Darren Wozencroft.