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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:

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02/08/2021 Martin Warne Marsh Harrier 1, Kestrel 1, Hobby 2, Curlew 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Stonechat 2, Yellowhammer 3.

30/07/2021 Bryan Wainwright Tufted Duck 2, Lapwing 20, Lesser Black-backed Gull 180, Yellow-legged Gull 1, Black-headed Gull 6, Collared Dove 1 perched in Will Pits.

29/07/2021 Bryan Wainwright Greenshank 1 W side, Swift 20. Photo: Red Underwing.

26/07/2021 Peter Hinks Grey Heron 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Hobby 15, Yellow Wagtail 2, Yellowhammer 8. Photos: Black Darter male. Marsh Cinquefoil.

26/07/2021 Bryan Wainwright Marsh Harrier 1. Photo: Brown Hare 1 very young.

25/07/2021 Bryan Wainwright, Bill Priestley Greylag Goose Domestic 220, Canada Goose 2, Teal 2, Mallard 1, Tufted Duck 1, Grey Partridge 6 young fields Top House Farm, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 2 a female and then a male later both with prey, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Hobby 3, Lapwing 25, Snipe 1, Common Gull 4, Lesser Black-backed Gull 4, Black-headed Gull 14, Stock Dove 2, Woodpigeon 10, Swift 14, Magpie 4, Carrion Crow 40, Swallow 4, House Martin 1, Blackcap 2, Whitethroat 2, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Reed Warbler 3, Stonechat 1, Dunnock 1, Tree Sparrow 5 Top Moors Farm, Chaffinch 2, Linnet 3, Yellowhammer 3, Reed Bunting 4.

23/07/2021 Bryan Wainwright WeBs Greylag Goose Domestic 178, Gadwall 3, Teal 3, Mallard 12, Tufted Duck 1, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 2, Lapwing 43, Black-headed Gull 7, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Stonechat 2, Yellowhammer 1.

22/07/2021 Bryan Wainwright Mallard 26, Marsh Harrier 3, Sparrowhawk 1, Merlin 1 low over fields near river, Jay 1, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Reed Warbler 1, Stonechat 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 2, Goldfinch 3, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 1.

20/07/2021 Bryan Wainwright Tufted Duck 5.

20/07/2021 Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley Greylag Goose Domestic 19 Mallard 10, Tufted Duck 3, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Hobby 4, Swift 3, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Willow Tit 2 Will Pits, Swallow 5, Cetti's Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 7, Willow Warbler 1, Blackcap 7, Whitethroat 6, Sedge Warbler 3, Reed Warbler 11, Stonechat 1, Tree Sparrow 1, Yellowhammer 2, Reed Bunting 4.

17/07/2021 Martin Warne Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Green Woodpecker 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Yellowhammer 3.

16/07/2021 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Grey Heron 1, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 5, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Bullfinch 1, Yellowhammer 3.

16/07/2021 Bryan Wainwright Tufted Duck 3, Grey Heron 2, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 2, Hobby 1, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 20, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 2, Bullfinch 1.

15/07/2021 Adrian Scutt, Hobby 6, Peregrine 1, Water Rail 1, Cetti's Warbler 1.

14/07/2021 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Teal 18, Little Egret 1, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Hobby 1, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 50, Cuckoo 1, Green Woodpecker 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Cetti`s Warbler 2, Bullfinch 1.

09/07/2021 Bryan Wainwright Tufted Duck 2, Grey Heron 2, Sparrowhawk 1, Kestrel 1, Hobby 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Stonechat 2, Bullfinch 2. Frog 1 Blackwater E end. Moth photos: Coxcomb Prominent, Spectacled x2, True Lover’s Knot, Peppered Moth, Drinker, Birdswing, Willow Beauty, Light Arches, Yellowtail, Marbled White Spot, Pale Prominent, Oak Eggar, Common Emerald, Garden Tiger, Herald, Buff Arches. Common Field Grasshopper? ? Bush-Cricket? Thanks to Ron Moat.

08/07/2021 Ron Moat Wheatear 1.

07/07/2021 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Canada Goose 1, Tufted Duck 2, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Cuckoo 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Stonechat 1, Yellow Wagtail 1, Yellowhammer 2.

06/07/2021 Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley Teal 18, Marsh Harrier 3, Kestrel 1, Hobby 1, Cuckoo 1, Swift 100, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Willow Tit 2, Skylark 3, Sand Martin 3, Swallow 10, House Martin 4, Cetti's Warbler 3, Chiffchaff 8, Willow Warbler 2, Blackcap 12, Whitethroat 4, Reed Warbler 14, Stonechat 3, Tree Pipit 1, Bullfinch 1, Yellowhammer 3.

06/07/2021 Martin Warne Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 1, Hobby 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Long-tailed Tit 2, Stonechat 2, Yellow Wagtail 1, Yellowhammer 4.

05/07/2021 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Marsh Harrier 1, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 2, Hobby 1, Cuckoo 2, Jay 1, Willow Tit 1, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Bullfinch 1.

02/07/2021 Ben Steel Greylag Goose Domestic 2 With 2 juveniles, Canada Goose 2 With 2 juveniles, Teal 5, Shoveler 3, Tufted Duck 4, Marsh Harrier 4, Hobby 1, Lapwing 4, Turtle Dove 2, Colliery area and Green Belt, Cetti's Warbler 3, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Reed Warbler 10. Red Deer 1 With 1 young, Roe Deer 1.

02/07/2021 Bryan Wainwright Tufted Duck 4, Little Grebe 1, Buzzard 1, Hobby 1, Water Rail 1, Lapwing 4, Lesser Black-backed Gull 1, Swift 10, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Swallow 3, Stonechat 1, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 2. Photos (BW): Beautiful Hook-tip, Grey Birch, Clouded Border, Light Emerald, Lesser Swallow Prominent, Four Dotted Footman, Bufftip, Shoulder-striped Wainscott, Eyed Hawkmoth, Elephant Hawkmoth, Poplar Hawkmoth, Peppered Moth, Pebble Prominent (thanks to Ron Moat).