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Wednesday 2nd July 2020

July 2, 2020

PACKARD’S – Afternoon – 7 (6a+1j) LRP, 2 Dunlin, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 1 WHIMBREL, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 1p STONECHAT (Andy Marshall)

PRISON LAKES (North) – 50+ Siskin (Andy Marshall)

Added to Birdtrack.

Saturday 27th June 2020

June 30, 2020

PACKARD’S – 2 Shelduck, 26 Shoveler, Mallard, 5 Teal, Pheasant, Woodpigeon, 800 Swift, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Lapwing, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 7 (5 +2) Black-tailed Godwit (all left S early morning), 1 Snipe, 3 Green Sandpiper, Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 25 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Common Tern, 1 Cormorant, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 HOBBY, 2 Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, 1 Skylark, Sand Martin, 6 Swallow, 5 House Martin, Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 4 Starling, 2 Robin, 1 Yellow Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Meadow Pipit, 20 Linnet, 2 Goldfinch, 4 Siskin, Reed Bunting (Andy Marshall). Entered on Ebird.

Wednesday 24th June 2020

June 25, 2020

PACKARD’S HEATH – 2 WOODCOCK, 1 Curlew, 1 Tawny Owl, 1 CUCKOO, 8+ NIGHTJAR, 1s TREE PIPIT, 1s Whitethroat (Col Neale and Paul Shawcroft). Added to Birdtrack.

Tuesday 23rd June 2020

June 23, 2020

Please note that Hatfield Moors has now re-opened following the fire. There are still some restrictions on access. Main tracks from Boston Park to Wroot and Ten Acre Lake are open but burnt areas of open Moors are still closed.

PACKARD’S SOUTH – 1 RED KITE, 1m MARSH HARRIER, 1 HOBBY, 1 Kestrel, 1 TREE PIPIT (John Robinson). Added to Birdtrack.

 

Monday 8th June 2020

June 8, 2020

CANDY CORNER – 1 Common Tern, 9 Swifts, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Reed Buntings, 1 LITTLE OWL, 3 Mute Swan, 8 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin. 1 Green Woodpecker (Mark Smedley). Added to Birdtrack.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE REMAINS CLOSED

Saturday 6th June 2020

June 6, 2020

CANDY CORNER TO HALFWAY COPSE – mid-morning – 1 BARN OWL, 3 CUCKOO, 1 Wren, 3 (1vyj) Mute Swans, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Common Tern, 2 Reed Warblers, 1 Bullfinch (Mark Smedley). Added to Birdtrack.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE NNR REMAINS CLOSED

Sunday 31st may 2020

June 2, 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE NNR REMAINS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.

RIVER TORNE – A614 to Candy Corner – 6 Canada Goose, Mute Swan, 7
Mallard, 11 Tufted Duck, 6 Pheasant, 8 Little Grebe, 1 Stock Dove, 24
Woodpigeon, Collared-Dove, 2 CUCKOO, 3 Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Lapwing, 8 Black-headed Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Kestrel, 1 Magpie, 6 Jackdaw, Rook, Carrion Crow, Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Skylark, 7 Sedge Warbler, 13 Reed Warbler, 16 Swallow, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Blackcap, 4 Whitethroat, 8 Wren, 5 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 2 House Sparrow, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 4 Chaffinch, 9 Linnet, 4  Goldfinch, 6 Yellowhammer, 5 Reed Bunting (Andy Marshall)

FIRE UPDATE

May 22, 2020

Please note that Natural England have regrettably had to close the Reserve until further notice.

Thursday 21st May 2020

May 21, 2020

PACKARD’S – 28 Ringed Plover, 2 LRP, 2 Dunlin, 2 Sanderling, 2 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 2 Kestrel, 1 HOBBY, 4 Buzzard, 1 CUCKOO, 1m Stonechat (Col Neale, Chip Rhodes)

Added to Birdtrack

Wednesday 20th May 2020

May 20, 2020

Please note that Packard’s is still on fire and extreme caution should be exercised.

BOSTON PARK – 1 Kingfisher (Daz Watson)

PACKARD’S – 1 Egyptian Goose, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Oystercatcher, 7 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 2 Redshank, 1 Common Tern, 2 CUCKOO, 1 HOBBY, 1s Song Thrush, (1p+2j)+ Stonechat, 1s TREE PIPIT (Daz Watson and Col Neale)

PACKARD’S HEATH – 3 (2r) WOODCOCK, 1 Tawny Owl, 1 CUCKOO, 6+ NIGHTJAR (Col Neale)

Added to Birdtrack