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THORNE MOORS BIRDING BLOG 2019

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LATEST SIGHTINGS:

21/04/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House FarmWillow Warbler 2, Blackcap 3, Dunnock 1, Chaffinch 1, Goldfinch 4, Linnet 27, Yellowhammer 1.

21/04/2019 Bryan Wainwright, Richard Sprakes. David Hursthouse (in part) Canada Goose 4, Shelduck 4, Teal 20, Shoveler 6, Tufted Duck 23, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 8, Sparrowhawk 2, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Hobby 2, Coot 4, Oystercatcher 1, Lapwing 10, Curlew 1, Redshank 1, Black-headed Gull 300, Cuckoo 3, Jackdaw 3, Willow Tit 2 Blackwater Dike Will Pits, Skylark 2, Cetti's Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 10, Willow Warbler 8, Blackcap 4, Whitethroat 8, Grasshopper Warbler 2 along limestone road, Sedge Warbler 5, Reed Warbler 1, Song Thrush 1. Red Deer 3, Roe deer 2.

20/04/2019 Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley, Canada Goose 4, Gadwall 8, Teal 26, Tufted Duck 12, Cormorant 1, Grey Heron 1, Little Grebe 3, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 2, Little Ringed Plover 1, Redshank 1, Black-headed Gull 300, Cuckoo 1, Barn Owl 1, Jay 4, Swallow 6, Cetti's Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 4, Chiffchaff 22, Willow Warbler 62, Blackcap 43, Whitethroat 8, Sedge Warbler 9, Reed Warbler 3, Song Thrush 3, Whinchat 1 S bends, Stonechat 6. Fox 1. Grass Snake 1. Comma 1, Brimstone 4.

19/04/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm, Blackcap 1, Chaffinch 3, Chiffchaff 1, Greenfinch 1, Linnet 18, Tree Sparrow 1, Yellowhammer 1.

19/04/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Mute Swan 2, Marsh Harrier 1, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Jay 1, Chiffchaff 2, Willow Warbler 3, Blackcap 2.

18/04/2019 Barry Phillipson, Jim Johnson Ring Ouzel 2 Goole Fields NW of moor.

18/04/2019 Peter Hinks, Simone Maw, Madge Beevers, Peter Tiplady Greylag Goose Domestic 10, Canada Goose 2, Shelduck 2, Gadwall 6, Teal 8, Shoveler 12, Tufted Duck 10, Grey Partridge 2 Red House Farm, Little Grebe 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Kestrel 2, Coot 2, Skylark 4, Sand Martin 2, Cetti's Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 7, Willow Warbler 5, Blackcap 6, Reed Bunting 3. Red Deer 12, Harvest Mouse nest last summer’s going by size (photo). Common Lizard 2.

17/04/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk, Ian McDonald Canada Goose 1, Shelduck 1, Marsh Harrier 2, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Peregrine 1 female, Lapwing 13, Snipe 3, Redshank 1, Jay 1, Chiffchaff 2, Willow Warbler 22, Blackcap 5, Stonechat 2, Yellow Wagtail 1, Linnet 5, Yellowhammer 5.

16/04/2019 Martin Warne, Steve Hiner Tufted Duck 11, Marsh Harrier 2, Kestrel 1, Water Rail 1, Cuckoo 1 calling off Mervyn’s Tram, Jay 1, Swallow 13, House Martin 2, Cetti`s Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 8, Willow Warbler 27, Blackcap 10, Stonechat 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 3, Lesser Redpoll 3, Yellowhammer 1.

15/04/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Shelduck 1, Wigeon 1, Shoveler 23, Tufted Duck 12, Goosander 11, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 4, Kestrel 2, Coot 3, Lapwing 5, Green Sandpiper 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Willow Tit 1, Swallow 3, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 23, Willow Warbler 42, Blackcap 12, Song Thrush 2, Mistle Thrush 2, Stonechat 2, Yellow Wagtail 1, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 1, Lesser Redpoll 4, Yellowhammer 3.

13/04/2019 Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley Shelduck 2, Gadwall 6, Teal 24, Shoveler 18, Tufted Duck 9, Goosander 18, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 3, Water Rail 1, Curlew 1, Barn Owl 1, Jay 3, Swallow 3, House Martin 2, Cetti's Warbler 5, Chiffchaff 13, Willow Warbler 18, Blackcap 15.

13/04/2019 Peter Hinks, Brian Smith, Mark Smith Greylag Goose Domestic 10, Shelduck 1, Gadwall 4, Teal 14, Mallard 10, Shoveler 5, Tufted Duck 8, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Coot 4, Snipe 1, Skylark 2, House Martin 2, Cetti's Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 7, Willow Warbler 9, Blackcap 6, Wren 8, Robin 4, Dunnock 3, Reed Bunting 5. Speckled Wood 15.

13/04/2019 Peter Hinks, Brian Smith, Mark Smith Greylag Goose Domestic 10, Shelduck 1, Gadwall 4, Teal 14, Mallard 10, Shoveler 5, Tufted Duck 8, Marsh Harrier 4, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Coot 4, Snipe 1, Skylark 2, House Martin 2, Cetti's Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 7, Willow Warbler 9, Blackcap 6, Wren 8, Robin 4, Dunnock 3, Reed Bunting 5. Speckled Wood 15.

12/04/2019 Tom Lowe Whooper Swan 29 N, Pink-footed Goose 1(photo), Greylag Goose Domestic 88, Gadwall 8, Teal 46, Mallard 18, Shoveler 12, Grey Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 7, Kestrel 2, Lapwing 12, Redshank 2, Lesser Black-backed Gull 2, Herring Gull 1, Raven 2 flew NW over Goole Fields 17.05 (photo), Sand Martin 1, Swallow 10, House Martin 12, Chiffchaff 4, Willow Warbler 6, Whitethroat 1, Yellow Wagtail 5. Red Deer 44.

11/04/2019 Tom Lowe Pink-footed Goose 1, Greylag Goose Domestic 36, Canada Goose 1, Gadwall 4, Teal 20, Mallard 10, Shoveler 6, Tufted Duck 3, Grey Partridge 2, Marsh Harrier 8, Buzzard 4, Lapwing 9, Willow Tit 1, Skylark 23, Swallow 6, Chiffchaff 8, Willow Warbler 3, Blackcap 4, Wheatear 2, Yellow Wagtail 4, Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 8, Meadow Pipit 9, Reed Bunting 11, Corn Bunting 3.

11/04/2019 Bev Baxter Wren 1, Tree Sparrow 1, Chaffinch 1, Greenfinch 1, Goldfinch 5, Linnet 17, Reed Bunting 1. Also a Blackbird ringed Doncaster on 12th March 2019 recovered in Hannover, Germany on 31st March 2019 636 kms E.

10/04/2019 Bryan Wainwright Shelduck 2, Teal 14, Shoveler 20, Tufted Duck 8, Goosander 8, Little Grebe 5, Marsh Harrier 8, Hen Harrier 1 floods 15.00, Sparrowhawk 2, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Lapwing 2, Snipe 1, Black-headed Gull 250, Magpie 1, Jay 2, Skylark 2, Swallow 5, House Martin 10, Cetti's Warbler 2, Long-tailed Tit 2, Chiffchaff 9, Willow Warbler 7, Blackcap 4, Stonechat 2, Meadow Pipit 1, Chaffinch 5, Goldfinch 2, Linnet 3, Lesser Redpoll 27, Bullfinch 4, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 11. Red Deer 5, Roe Deer 1.

09/04/2019 Martin Warne Tufted Duck 4, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 4, Kestrel 1, Little Ringed Plover 1, Snipe 1, Redshank 2, Chiffchaff 9, Willow Warbler 3, Blackcap 6, Stonechat 1, Wheatear 1, Lesser Redpoll 6.

08/04/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk, Steve Hiner in part Shelduck 4, Shoveler 17, Tufted Duck 4, Goosander 1, Grey Heron 1, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 3, Water Rail 1, Snipe 2, Woodcock 2, Redshank 1, Short-eared Owl 1, Jay 2, Cetti`s Warbler 2, Chiffchaff 15, Willow Warbler 6, Blackcap 6, Stonechat 2, Lesser Redpoll 1, Bullfinch 3.

07/04/2019 Bev Baxter Ringing Top House Farm Long-tailed Tit 1, House Sparrow 1, Chaffinch 4, Goldfinch 4, Linnet 10, Reed Bunting 1.

06/04/2019 Bryan Wainwright, Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley Greylag Goose Domestic 14, Canada Goose 2, Shelduck 2, Shoveler 24, Red-breasted Merganser 1, Goosander 17, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 2, Moorhen 1, Coot 4, Snipe 1, Black-headed Gull 200, Woodpigeon 130, Magpie 1, Jay 2, Jackdaw 1, Carrion Crow 20, Blue Tit 8, Great Tit 12, Willow Tit 1, Skylark 2, Swallow 1, Cetti's Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 15, Willow Warbler 4, Blackcap 5, Fieldfare 1, Robin 2, Stonechat 4, Meadow Pipit 8, Goldfinch 6, Linnet 4, Lesser Redpoll 2, Bullfinch 2, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 13. Roe Deer 4.

06/04/2019 Tom Lowe Greylag Goose Domestic 20, Canada Goose 1, Mallard 8, Grey Partridge 2 Goole Fields, Little Grebe 2, Marsh Harrier 12 (11 in one sweep), Buzzard 9, Lapwing 3, Swallow 6, House Martin 1, Yellow Wagtail 2 Goole Fields.

05/04/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk, Steve Hiner Canada Goose 3, Shelduck 2, Tufted Duck 6, Goosander 7, Little Grebe 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 2, Lapwing 19, Jay 1, Willow Tit 2, Swallow 2, Cetti`s Warbler 1, Long-tailed Tit 2, Chiffchaff 13, Willow Warbler 1, Stonechat 2, Bullfinch 1.

05/04/2019 Bryan Wainwright Shelduck 2, Teal 30, Tufted Duck 12, Goosander 13, Little Grebe 2, Marsh Harrier 4, Kestrel 2, Lapwing 8, Snipe 1, Bearded Tit 2 E end Goole Moor tram, House Martin 1, Chiffchaff 7, Willow Warbler 3, Blackcap 2, Wheatear 1. Roe Deer 4.

04/04/2019 Bryan Wainwright Tufted Duck 10, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 6, Hen Harrier 1 ringtail low over Woodside going E, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 2, Whimbrel 1 called once, House Martin 2, Cetti's Warbler 1, Stonechat 1, Bullfinch 2.

03/04/2019 Helen Kirk, Ian McDonald Greylag Goose Domestic 1, Canada Goose 2, Shelduck 4 (2 pairs), Gadwall 1, Teal 1, Mallard 1, Shoveler 1, Tufted Duck 1, Goosander 4, Pheasant 1, Little Grebe 2 (a pair), Marsh Harrier 4, Hen Harrier 1 ringtail, Buzzard 2, Kestrel 1, Peregrine 1, Coot 1, Lapwing 12, Black-headed Gull c.180, Woodpigeon 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 2, Carrion Crow 1, Raven 2, Goldcrest 2, Willow Tit 2, Swallow 4, Long-tailed Tit 1, Chiffchaff 1, Willow Warbler 1, Blackcap 2, Wren 1, Blackbird 1, Fieldfare 1, Robin 1, Stonechat 2 (a pair), Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) 4, Meadow Pipit 1, Chaffinch 1, Yellowhammer 2 (a pair), Reed Bunting 1.

02/04/2019 Gary Featherstone, Bill Priestley Canada Goose 6, Gadwall 10, Teal 20, Shoveler 20, Grey Heron 1, Marsh Harrier 6, Buzzard 1, Snipe 1, Raven 1 heard calling down Goole tram crossed path briefly but disappeared westerly unable to relocate, Swallow 1, Long-tailed Tit 1, Chiffchaff 10, Blackcap 1, Stonechat 1, Bullfinch 1.

02/04/2019 Bryan Wainwright Goosander 1, Marsh Harrier 8, Buzzard 1, Water Rail 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 1, Jay 1, Sand Martin 24 W side, Cetti's Warbler 1, Chiffchaff 10, Song Thrush 1, Roe Deer 3.

01/02/2019 Martin Warne, Helen Kirk Shelduck 2, Tufted Duck 4, Little Grebe 1, Marsh Harrier 3, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Lapwing 3, Woodcock 1, Chiffchaff 13, Stonechat 4.