THORNE MOORS BIRDING BLOGS ALL YEARS

TO SUBMIT RECORDS & PHOTOS OF YOUR THORNE MOORS BIRDS SIGHTINGS PLEASE EMAIL BRYAN VIA THE WEBSITE 'CONTACT US', please include name (or initials) and date. Also send in other vertebrate records. Records (and photos perhaps) sent to the blog will automatically be included in BTO BirdTrack and in the annual report  (except sensitive breeders). There is no Copyright claimed on records. COPYRIGHT OF PHOTOS ON BSG REMAINS WITH THE PHOTOGRAPHER. THANK YOU. Photos may be used on Natural England material (with credit) unless the photographer requests not to. Sightings are given most recent first, list of observers last.

FURTHER INFORMATION: MAPS, SITE NAMES, ALL PREVIOUS REPORTS (1980 TO 2013), PHOTO-TOURS, NOTES ON NEW PUBLICATIONS, POLICY AND LINKS ARE AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS BLOG. ALSO TRY THIS WEBSITE This website hosts a great deal of information and lists on Thorne Moors including the more recent annual reports THORNE MOORS BIRDS MAMMALS, HERPTILES, FISH .

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS NNR BIRD & OTHER VERTEBRATES REPORT 2013

NOTE ON RARE BREEDING BIRD INFORMATION, IF YOU HAVE ANY PLEASE SEND IN FOR THE RECORDS, HOWEVER IT WILL NOT BE DISPLAYED ON THIS WEBSITE PLEASE NOTE: Some parts of the National Nature Reserve/SSSI are private property (parts of Goole Moor and much of Inkle Moor) and should not be entered without permission. Most of these areas have no signs saying private, however if you are unsure please contact this website 

THORNE & HATFIELD MOORS CONSERVATION FORUM Regular updates on conservation issues affecting the UK.

HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS NNR FACEBOOK PAGE .

THE THORNE MOORS BIRD LIST STANDS AT 239 SPECIES (revised) AND IS GIVEN AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS BLOG

PLEASE NOTE: Information recommending access to Thorne Moors via Creyke's Sidings and along the track and parking at Creyke's gate: This track from the crossings to this gate is STRICTLY PRIVATE and must not be used by the public. I am receiving complaints from residents and the owner of the track. The track is used by Natural England and their volunteers for access to site as NE have access rights but there is no public access here. NE would be grateful if people would use the public access points provided, thank you.

 

2017  SPECIFIC

2016 STATISTICS: From 12099 records submitted, 170 species were recorded; the most species in any year. Thanks for all your records and photos.

ALL RECORDS ARE ENTERED ON BTO BIRDTRACK 

 

NOTE: PART OF THE MOORS IS NOW CLOSED TO PEDESTRIANS (AS IT IS ANNUALLY) W OF WILL PITS, BUT YOU CAN STILL DIVERT AROUND AND CROSS THE ROAD AT WILL PITS BANK TOP

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

THE 3 PHOTO TOURS BELOW SHOW SUGGEST ROUTES AROUND THIS HUGE RESERVE

TM PHOTO TOUR 1

TM PHOTO TOUR 2

TM PHOTO TOUR 3

 

THIS IS A MAP WITH SITE NAMES.

ALL PREVIOUS VERTEBRATE REPORTS AND MUCH MORE CAN BE FOUND AT THIS WEBSITE THORNE MOORS BIRDS MAMMALS, HERPTILES, FISH 

HATFIELD MOORS BIRDING BLOG IS HERE . 


Many previous year’s Thorne Moors Bird Reports can be found here

 

UPDATED HUMBERHEAD PEATLANDS NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE BIRD LIST: THORNE MOORS

1 Mute Swan, 2 Bewick's Swan, 3 Whooper Swan, 4 Bean Goose, 5 Pink-footed Goose, 6 White-fronted Goose, 7 Greylag Goose, 8 Canada Goose, 9 Barnacle Goose, 10 Brent Goose, 11 Egyptian Goose, 12 Common Shelduck, 13 Mandarin Duck, 14 Eurasian Wigeon, 15 Gadwall, 16 Eurasian Teal, 17 Mallard, 18 Pintail, 19 Garganey, 20 Shoveler, 21 Red-crested Pochard, 22 Common Pochard, 23 Tufted Duck, 24 Greater Scaup, 25 Common Eider, 26 Long-tailed Duck, 27 Common Scoter, 28 Common Goldeneye, 29 Smew, 30 Red-breasted Merganser, 31 Goosander, 32 Ruddy Duck, 33 Black Grouse, 34 Red-legged Partridge, 35 Grey Partridge, 36 Common Quail, 37 Common Pheasant, 38 Northern Gannet, 39 Great Cormorant, 40 Shag, 41 Eurasian Bittern, 42 Night Heron, 43 Little Egret, 44 Great White Egret, 45 Grey Heron, 46 Black Stork, 47 White Stork, 48 Eurasian Spoonbill, 49 Little Grebe, 50 Great Crested Grebe, 51 Black-necked Grebe, 52 Honey-buzzard, 53 Black Kite, 54 Red Kite, 55 White-tailed Eagle, 56 Marsh Harrier, 57 Hen Harrier, 58 Montagu's Harrier, 59 Northern Goshawk, 60 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 61 Common Buzzard, 62 Rough-legged Buzzard, 63 Osprey, 64 Common Kestrel, 65 Red-footed Falcon, 66 Merlin, 67 Hobby, 68 Gyr Falcon, 69 Peregrine Falcon, 70 Water Rail, 71 Spotted Crake, 72 Corn Crake, 73 Moorhen, 74 Common Coot, 75 Common Crane, 76 Oystercatcher, 77 Avocet, 78 Stone-curlew, 79 Little Ringed Plover, 80 Ringed Plover, 81 Killdeer, 82 Dotterel, 83 American Golden Plover, 84 European Golden Plover, 85 Grey Plover, 86 Northern Lapwing, 87 Red Knot, 88 Sanderling, 89 Little Stint, 90 Temminck's Stint, 91 White-rumped Sandpiper, 92 Pectoral Sandpiper, 93 Curlew Sandpiper, 94 Purple Sandpiper, 95 Dunlin, 96 Ruff, 97 Jack Snipe, 98 Common Snipe, 99 Woodcock, 100 Black-tailed Godwit, 101 Bar-tailed Godwit, 102 Whimbrel, 103 Eurasian Curlew, 104 Common Sandpiper, 105 Green Sandpiper, 106 Spotted Redshank, 107 Greenshank, 108 Lesser Yellowlegs, 109 Wood Sandpiper, 110 Common Redshank, 111 Turnstone, 112 Arctic Skua, 113 Mediterranean Gull, 114 Common Gull, 115 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 116 Glaucous Gull, 117 Iceland Gull, 118 Yellow-legged Gull, 119 Caspian Gull, 120 Herring Gull, 121 Great Black-backed Gull, 122 Little Gull, 123 Black-headed Gull, 124 Kittiwake, 125 Little Tern, 126 Gull-billed Tern, 127 Caspian Tern, 128 Black Tern, 129 Sandwich Tern, 130 Common Tern, 131 Arctic Tern, 132 Puffin, 133 Pallas's Sandgrouse, 134 Rock Dove, 135 Stock Dove, 136 Wood Pigeon, 137 Collared Dove, 138 Turtle Dove, 139 Rose-ringed Parakeet, 140 Common Cuckoo, 141 Barn Owl, 142 Little Owl, 143 Tawny Owl, 144 Long-eared Owl, 145 Short-eared Owl, 146 European Nightjar, 147 Common Swift, 148 Common Kingfisher, 149 Hoopoe, 150 Wryneck, 151 Green Woodpecker, 152 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 153 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, 154 Golden Oriole, 155 Red-backed Shrike, 156 Great Grey Shrike, 157 Magpie, 158 Eurasian Jay, 159 Western Jackdaw, 160 Rook, 161 Carrion Crow, 162 Hooded Crow, 163 Goldcrest, 164 Firecrest, 165 Blue Tit, 166 Great Tit, 167 Coal Tit, 168 Willow Tit, 169 Bearded Tit, 170 Woodlark, 171 Skylark, 172 Sand Martin, 173 Barn Swallow, 174 House Martin, 175 Cetti’s Warbler, 176 Long-tailed Tit, 177 Yellow-browed Warbler, 178 Wood Warbler, 179 Common Chiffchaff, 180 Willow Warbler, 181 Blackcap, 182 Garden Warbler, 183 Lesser Whitethroat, 184 Common Whitethroat, 185 Grasshopper Warbler, 186 Icterine Warbler, 187 Sedge Warbler, 188 Reed Warbler, 189 Waxwing, 190 Eurasian Treecreeper, 191 Wren, 192 Common Starling, 193 Rose-coloured Starling, 194 Ring Ouzel, 195 Blackbird, 196 Fieldfare, 197 Song Thrush, 198 Redwing, 199 Mistle Thrush, 200 Spotted Flycatcher, 201 Robin, 202 Common Nightingale, 203 Bluethroat, 204 Pied Flycatcher, 205 Black Redstart, 206 Common Redstart, 207 Whinchat, 208 European Stonechat, 209 Northern Wheatear, 210 Dunnock, 211 House Sparrow, 212 Tree Sparrow, 213 Yellow Wagtail, 214 Grey Wagtail, 215 Pied Wagtail, 216 Richard's Pipit, 217 Tree Pipit, 218 Meadow Pipit, 219 Water Pipit, 220 Rock Pipit, 221 Common Chaffinch, 222 Brambling, 223 Greenfinch, 224 Goldfinch, 225 Siskin, 226 Linnet, 227 Twite, 228 Lesser Redpoll, 229 Common Redpoll, 230 Arctic Redpoll, 231 Common Crossbill, 232 Bullfinch, 233 Hawfinch, 234 Snow Bunting, 235 Lapland Bunting, 236 Yellowhammer, 237 Reed Bunting, 238 Corn Bunting.

 

 

Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve Species only Thorne Moors (not Hatfield) 1 Black Stork, 2 [Black Kite], 3 White-tailed Eagle, 4 [Gyr Falcon], 5 Stone-curlew, 6 Killdeer, 7 Lesser Yellowlegs, 8 Gull-billed Tern, 9 Caspian Tern, 10 [Pallas's Sandgrouse], 11 Red-backed Shrike, 12 Rose-coloured Starling, 13 Bluethroat (White-spotted), 14 Richard's Pipit. 15 Thrush Nightingale was recorded just to the west outside the recording area, but must have crossed it.

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