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Sunday 8th March 2015

March 9, 2015

WeBS+

HUGGIN CARR AND GATEWOOD LANE NORTH – 3 Cormorant, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 44 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 4 Canada Geese, 9 Mute Swan, 2 Pochard, 2 (m+f) Goldeneye, 2 Gadwall, 19 Mallard, 6 Teal, 151 Wigeon, 25 Tufted Duck, 2 Oystercatcher, 8 Lapwing, 3 Curlew, 45 Redwing, 3 Mistle Thrush, 8 Chaffinch, 8 Robin, 4 Wren, 4 Dunnock, 4 Skylark, 1 Blackbird, 3 Yellowhammer, 2 Great Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Buzzard (AM, CN)

RIVER TORNE (A614-CANDY CORNER) – 2p Mute Swan on river + 41 in field, 9 Mallard, 2 (m+f) Goosander, 2 Coot, 3 Cormorant, 1 Oystercatcher, 16 Lapwing, 2 Water Rail (h), 60+ Fieldfare, 27 Redwing, 250+ Linnet, 80 Greenfinch, 35 Chaffinch, 30 Tree Sparrow, 8 Skylark,  4 Wren, 6 Reed bunting, 3 Yellowhammer, 3 Dunnock, 4 Chaffinch, 3 Robin, 2 Great Tit, 1 Blackbird(AM)

RIVER TORNE (Candy Corner – Sand Lane) – 1 Cormorant, 6 Moorhen, 1 Mute Swan, 14 Whooper Swan in fields SW of Wroot, 5 Skylark, 2 Yellowhammer (AM)

IDLEBANK ROAD – 122 Whooper Swan, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Mallard, 1 Grey Heron (AM)

ALDERFEN (Fisheries and Fields) – 5 Whooper Swan, 4 BEWICK’S SWAN, 19 Mute Swan, 30 Mallard, 25 Canada Geese, 4 Tufted Duck, 5 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 7 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 7 Lapwing, 5 Skylark (AM)

RIVER TORNE (Tunnel Pits – Sand Lane including Wroot Acres) – 12 Mute Swan, 3 Moorhen, 4 Mallard, 8 Lapwing, 9 Skylark, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Wren, 3 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Yellowhammer (AM)

MOORBANK WOOD EAST – 4 Wren, 5 Robin, 1 Blue Tit (AM)

KILHAM – 2 Whooper Swan + 14S at 11:05 (latter assumed same as birds over Kilham), 3 Greylag Geese, 17 Mallard, 15 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 4 Teal, 4 Wigeon and 4 Water Rail (h), 1 SE corner of Big Pool and 3 on Kilham East, 1 ‘cc’ Marsh Harrier SW late afternoon, singing birds – 13 Robin, 7 Wren, 1 Reed Bunting, plus 1 Jay, 6 Chaffinch, 8 Great Tit, 1 Goldcrest, 10 Linnet, 1 Buzzard (CN, CCR & MP).

PACKARDS NORTH – 2 Canada Geese, 14 Mallard, 7 Teal, 2 Shelduck, 1 Snipe (h), 1 Woodcock, 1 Cormorant SW, 1 Grey Heron S, 1f Marsh Harrier N at 11:40, 1 Peregrine W, 1c Reed Bunting, 1 Jay, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Buzzard  (CN, MP, CCR)

DRAGON PITS – 2 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag Geese, 22 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 21 Tufted Duck, 4 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe (TR)

BOSTON PARK – 27 Mute Swan, 30 Greylag Geese, 46 Canada Geese, 5 Gadwall, 4 Teal, 11 Tufted Duck, 5 Little Grebe, 52 Coot and 4 Oystercatcher (TR) 90+ Fieldfares and 70+ Redwings roosted (MP)

BADGER CORNER LAKE – 2 Canada Geese, 3 Gadwall, 29 Mallard, 1m Pochard, 7 Tufted Duck, 1m+6f Goldeneye, 2 Moorhen (TR)

PACKARDS SOUTH – 16 Teal, 1 Ringed Plover and 1 JACK SNIPE,  6 + Pied Wagtail, 9 Fieldfare N and a Peregrine SW after sunset (TR & MP)

LINDHOLME ISLAND/JACK’S PIECE – 14 Whooper Swan SE same as 14 S over Kilham (11:30) and probably part of the 122 at Idlebank Road, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Goldcrest, 10+ Long-tailed Tit (CCR & AM)

TUDWORTH FLASH – 2 Mute Swan, 1 Shelduck, 1 Wigeon, 4 Gadwall, 12 Mallard, 8 Shoveler, 15 Teal, 8 Coot and 3s Reed Bunting (CCR)

NORTH-WEST FIELDS – 1 Buzzard and 1s Corn Bunting (CCR)

PEAT WORKS (Flooded Field) – 2 Greylag Geese N, 8d Lapwing displaying (CCR)

BELTON MOOR (Western half only) – 1p Greylag Geese E, 2 Teal, 1 Buzzard, 2 Barn Owl, 8s Robin, 2p Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 1p Carrion Crow, 2p Great Tit, 3p Blue Tit, 2s Coal Tit, 4s Chaffinch (CCR)

STAINFORTH MOOR DRAIN (Lyons Farm – Peat Works) – 6 Gadwall, 8 Mallard, 14 Teal, 2 Moorhen and 1 Grey Wagtail (CCR)

STAINFORTH MOOR DRAIN (Peat Works – NE corner Dale Pitts) – 7 Mallard, 9 Teal, 7 Moorhen5p Lapwing displaying, 2m GS Woodpecker, 3s Song Thrush, 7 Blackbird, c.20 Fieldfare, c.70 Redwing, 1s Goldcrest, c.40 Starling, 20 Rook, 2 Jay, 6p Blue Tit, 4p Great Tit, 1s Coal Tit, 8s Dunnock, 10s Wren, 3s Greenfinch, 1s Goldfinch, 1s Yellowhammer (CCR)

WHITEBRIDGE FARM – 1p Great Tit, 2 Tree Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch , 1s Yellowhammer (CCR)

ETHELMOOR – 1p Canada Geese, 20 Gadwall, 104 Mallard, 2p Shoveler,  25 Teal (CCR)

MIDDLE FIELDS SOUTH – 2p Lapwing displaying, c.250 Woodpigeon, c.130 Redwing, c.70 Fieldfare, c.40 Starling, c.30 Chaffinch and 2 Linnet (CCR)

NEW MOOR – 1 Whooper Swan, 2 Gadwall, 8 Mallard, 1c Water Rail, 1p Lapwing displaying, 1 Snipe (CCR & AM)

NEW PORTERS – 2 Mute Swan, 3p Shelduck, c.10 Mallard, 1p Shoveler, 18 Teal, 1 Peregrine S and 14 Lapwing W (CCR & AM)

MIDDLE FIELDS NW – 1f MERLIN N, c.60 Redwing, c.15 Fieldfare (CCR)

TYRHAM HALL JET SKI LAKE AND FISHERIES – 2 Mute Swan, 5 Oystercatcher, 48 Mallard, 20 Gadwall, 6 Moorhen, 59 Coot, 17 Canada Geese, 15 Tufted Duck, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant. Also present GS Pecker, 1 Green-woodpecker, 6 Redwing,1 Kestrel, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Redpoll heard (MP).

STARCH POND – 4 Shoveler, 11 Mallard, 3 Teal, 20 Tufted Duck, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Moorhen. Also present 2 Yellowhammer, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Goldfinch, 4 Chaffinch, all singing (MP)

PRISON LAKES –  68 Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 2 Kingfishers, 2 Shoveler, 2 Greylag Geese, 2 Canada Geese, 14 Tufted Duck, 6 Coot, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Teal, 14 Tufted Duck, 5 Great Created Grebe. Also present, 4 Reed Bunting, 4 Bullfinch, 3 Meadow Pipits, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Jay, 1 Yellowhammer, 8 Goldfinch, 6 Linnet, 2 Skylark, 2 Redpoll (MP & CN).

TEN ACRE LAKE – 1 Grey Heron (assumed to be same as Packards North bird), 7 Great Crested Grebe, 18 Wigeon (107 were counted in the evening but these could be birds commuting to roost already counted on Huggin Carr), 16 Coot, 8 Little Grebe, 28 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorants, 12 Teal, 5 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail. Also 1 Yellowhammer, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 GS Pecker, 1 Sparrowhawk, 40+ Redwing over, 1 Redpoll heard (MP).

WEST OF LINDHOLME VILLAGE – 1c Little Owl and Wigeon were heard passing over (MP)

WeBS totals will be added later today/tomorrow. Please let me know if there are any omissions or errors above.

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