March 2017

Sunday 5th – 2 marsh harrier, buzzard over south bank, cormorant

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Cormorant – Peter M

Saturday 4th – Paul & Simon – 3 short-eared owls, 1 merlin (took a lapwing over main stray!), 2 marsh harrier, 1 water rail, 2 stonechat, 1 common scoter, 15 shoveler, 280 pink-footed goose, 1 sanderling

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February 2017

Sunday 26th – Simon – 2 male shoveler, 2 marsh harrier, 7 rock pipit

Friday 24th February – Paul & Simon – 5 common buzzard, 2 marsh harrier, hunting barn owl near the farm and good views of 3 short eared owls mainly along the flood bank near the hide, water rail in same place as 18th.

Sunday 19th February – Paul – Quiet with a single goldeneye past.

Saturday 18thwater rail in ditch on main stray opposite stables, 24 fieldfare over, marsh harrier, sparrowhawk, wigeon, teal, 400+ pink-footed goose

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Sunday 12th – Simon– 2 male goldeneye

Saturday 11th – Simon – 2 male goldeneye off lighthouse, 1 female merlin

Sunday 5th – Paul – Chiffchaff in woods, 3 mistle thrush over

Saturday 4th – Simon – 1 male goldeneye, 1 great crested grebe east off village

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January 2017

Bird List and Stats updated for 2016

Sunday 29th – Simon – 3 white-fronted goose, 800+ pink-footed goose, 9 goldeneye, 2 merlin, peregrine, 3 marsh harrier

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Goldeneye – Simon

Saturday 28th – Simon – 175 white-fronted goose (18 on strays basin), 954 pink-footed goose, 121 greylag, 3 common scoter east, water rail on strays near stables

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White-fronted geese – Simon

Saturday 21st – Paul & Simonslavonian grebe from lighthouse

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Slavonian grebe – Paul M

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Slavonian grebe – Simon

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday 15th – Simon – 1 tree sparrow, 1 yellowhamme, 2 stonechat, 1 coal tit, 2 marsh harrier, 2 buzzard

Sunday 8th – 9 fieldfare over, 2 marsh harrier, rock pipit, 2 skylark, coal tit, sparrowhawk, 19 black tailed godwit. update from Simon – chiffchaff, coal tit, stonechat, 2 kingfisher

Saturday 7th from Paul & Simon – 2 rock pipit, merlin, 200+ greylags, large flock of fieldfare with odd redwing, 9 yellowhammer, stonechat, jack snipe, small flock of rook, 2 bullfinch. A fox seen as well as roe deer, rabbit and hare.  24 white-fronted goose (European race) feeding in field near car park

Tuesday 3rd – from Paul – Marsh harrier, 40+ bar tailed godwit, 4 knot, goldcrest.

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December 2016

Tuesday 29th – from Paul –36 white-fronted goose (European Race) in fields to left of bank from pond car park update from Simon – 21 tufted duck west

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White-fronted geese – Paul M

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White-fronted geese – Paul M

Tuesday 27th – from Simon – 5 whooper swan, 56 pink -footed goose, 2 marsh harrier, 1 peregrine, 5 rock pipit, 24 fieldfare.

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Strays – PeterM

Tuesday 20th – from Simon – 1 water rail, 2 barn owl, female merlin, 2 marsh harrier, peregrine

Saturday 10th – 2 marsh harrier, peregrine, c.1000 lapwing, sparrowhawk, several large flocks of fieldfare over c. 500 in total

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Friday 9th – from Simonwoodcock near gas palnt, 175 fieldfare, 3 marsh harrier, 1 peregrine, 1 merlin, 2 pink-footed goose, hybrid shelduck

Sunday 4th – from Simon – 5 gadwall, 3 marsh harrier, 1 peregrine

Saturday 3rd – from Simon – 3 marsh harrier, 1 peregrine, 1000 pink footed goose, 4 rock pipit

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November 2016

Friday 25th November – from Simon2 bar-headed goose with 1400 pink-footed goose, water pipit on avocet lagoon, 8 rock pipit, 1 kingfisher, 2 marsh harrier, 1 avocet.

Sunday 20th November – from Paul eider west, long tailed duck east.

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Little Owl – Peter M

Saturday 19th November14 whooper swan flew in from west, dropped onto the Humber then flew off east, brambling over, little owl near Fort Paull entrance.

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Whooper swan – Peter M

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Redshank – Peter M

Friday 18th November – from Simon3 goosander, 1 great crested grebe, 2 sanderling, 7 rock pipit, 4 mistle thrush, 2 marsh harrier, 1 peregrine

Sunday 13th November – from Paul – 50+ turnstone, 3 little egret, 2 green sandpiper.

Saturday 12th November – from Simon1 female long-tailed duck, 1 red-knecked grebe east, 1 red-throated diver east, 2 gadwall

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Never know what you might find in Brid Harbour!! – Paul M

Monday 7th November – from Paul – 3 rock pipit, juv gannet west, 4 common scoter.

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Digi-scoped Common Scoter – Paul M

Sunday 6th November – from Paul – Sanderling, 3 shoveller, peregrine, snow bunting.

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Snow Bunting – Paul M

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Saturday 5th November – from Paul – 9 sanderling, 3 marsh harrier, peregrine, and a single little auk.

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October 2016

Sunday 30th October – from Paul – Weasel again, watched by 7 rock pipit, 2 stonechat, peregrine, marsh harrier, 2 flocks of pink feet geese, bullfinch.

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Weasel – Paul M

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Weasel – Paul M

Saturday 29th October – 1 pink foot goose, siskin, flock of 8 yellowhammer, flock of 2 adult, 5 juv whooper swans, marsh harrier. Still migrant hawker and common darter on the wing. A weasel hunting near lighthouse.

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Juv. Whooper Swan – Paul M

Sunday 23rd October – 2 stonechat, better views of great white egret a mile beyond the hide, many little egrets, 2 marsh harrier, 2 buzzards, yellowhammer. Red Admiral

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Red Admiral – Paul M

Saturday 22nd October – Common buzzard, 2 drake pintail, shoveller, peregrine, 2 marsh harrier, greenshank, distant view of great white egret beyond hide.

Friday 21 October – from Simon – 1 stonechat, 1 wheatear, 1 brambling, 2 brent goose, 1 water rail from stables

Tuesday 18th October Raven reported by Michael Flowers

Sunday 16th October – Marsh harrier, swallow. update from Simon – water pipit near hide, 1 ring ouzel, 3 shoveler, 1 greenshank

Saturday 15th October – Chiffchaff, 5 swallows, stonechat, common scoter, brambling, coal tit and a grey partridge.

Monday 10th October – 3 stonechat

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Stonechat – Paul M

Sunday 9th October – Flock of siskin over, merlin – update from Simon – water pipit near hide, 1 ring ouzel, 3 shoveler, 1 greenshank

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Strays – Peter M

Saturday 8th Octoberyellow browed warbler at church – 2 brambling, 2 avocet, 12 common scoter, adult & juv med gulls.

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Yellow browed warbler – Simon

Friday 7th October – from Simonyellow browed warbler at church, 11 brambling, 5 ring ouzel, 117 song thrush, 419 redwing, 2 stonechat, 1 fieldfare, 2 siskin, 3 redpoll, 1 coal tit, 1 blackcap, 3 chiffchaff, 1 grey wagtail, 5 yellowhammer, 29 tree sparrow, 1 greenshank, 1 brent goose, 3 pink-footed goose

Wednesday 5th October – from Simon1 juv. long-tailed skua, 1 dark phase pomarine skua, 2 arctic skua, 2 great skua, 9 dark-bellied brent goose, 1 eider, 2 bearded tit dropped into strays near lighthouse, 1 ring ouzel, 67 song thrush, 32 redwing, 1 chiff chaff, 1 blackcap, 12 goldcrest, 1 redpoll, 2 marsh harrier, 12 sanderling

Tuesday 4th October – from Simonfemale hen harrier east over strays, 2 marsh harrier, imm male merlin, 1 woodcock, 1 ruff, 1 greenshank, 14 snipe, 1 kingfisher, 1 grey wagtail, 4 stonechat, 5 ring ouzel, 173 song thrush, 256 redwing, 11 brambling, 1 fieldfare, 1 chiffchaff, 1 coal tit, 1 yellowhammer.

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Hen Harrier – Simon

Monday 3rd October  – from Paul – 2 bullfinch, 2 ring ouzel, redwing, kingfisher. Black darter car park pond

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Black Darter – Paul M

Sunday 2nd October – from Paul – 200+ redwing, brambling, rock pipit, avocet, greenshank, marsh harrier.

Saturday 1st October -from Paul – Small flock of tree sparrows are appearing, rock pipit, curlew sandpiper, 2 kingfisher, wheatear, 2 stonechat, marsh harrier, 50+ pink feet geese

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Pink-footed goose – Paul M

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September 2016

Friday 30th September – from Simongreat white egret, 573 pink footed goose, 3 pintail, 1 shoveler, 1 gadwall, 4 stonechat, 1 whinchat, 2 wheatear, 6 tree sparrow

Sunday 25th September – from Simongreat white egret still present, 1 pale phase arctic skua, 1 common sandpiper, 1 greenshank, 1 whimbrel. Osprey south over river from Hedon Haven

Saturday 24th Septembergreat white egret – distant views from lighthouse at area in front of hide

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Strays – Paul M

 

Friday 23rd September –  from Simon – 3 stonechat, 4 siskin, 1 hobby, 3 pink-footed goose, tawny owl, grey partridge, kingfisher, 2 tree sparrow, 1 curlew sandpiper

Sunday 18th September – reed warbler, 3 common sandpiper, little stint, several flocks of wigeon (150+), brent goose, lesser whitethroat, 2 ruff, 2 common buzzard, kingfisher.

Saturday 17th September – 3 sand martin, yellow wagtails, 19 knot, 2 common sandpiper. Feeding porpoise off lighthouse.

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Ringed plover – Paul M

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Turnstone – Paul M

Friday 16th September – 2 sanderling, greenshank. Update from Simon – 7 gannet, 3 common tern, 10 pintail, 8 shoveler, 432 wigeon,, 247 teal, 23 common scoter, 1 curlew sandpiper, 1 spotted redshank, 1 ruff, 1 common sandpiper, 1 whimbrel, 5 greenshank, 77 knot, 263 black-tailed godwit, 57 snipe, juv peregrine

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Knot – Paul M

Wednesday 14th SeptemberMediterranean gull, 6 greenshank, 3 ruff, green sandpiper and a juvenile gannet West.

Sunday 11th September Common redstart near church, common sandpiper, 2 common buzzard, bullfinch, peregrine.

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Peter M

Friday 9th SeptemberSpotted flycatcher feeding juvenile near church, sanderling, 9 gadwall, distant hobby.

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Spotted flycatcher – Paul M

Sunday 4th September – 2 greenshank, 3 peregrine.

Saturday 3rd SeptemberSpotted flycatcher and tawny owl near church, 5 little egret, garden warbler.

Friday 2nd September – Little stint, green sandpiper, 2 avocet, 3 pintail. Update from Simonbrent goose on strays, 1 tree pipit, 1 curlew sandpiper, 1 spotted redshank, 1 ruff, 2 avocet, 63 knott, 1 black-tailed godwit, 30 bar-tailed godwit.

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