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Friday 1st January 2016

January 1, 2016

A VERY HAPPY BIRDING NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE!

AND OFF WE GO AGAIN….

PRISON LAKES – 1 WOODCOCK (JW)

PACKARDS AND WESTERN WOODS – 4 Dunlin S, 2 Goldcrest, c.100 Lapwing S, 1c LONG-EARED OWL, 1 cc Marsh Harrier S, 1 Peregrine W, c.120 Pink-footed Geese (c.100W, c.20S), 1m+3f PINTAIL S then back N, 1 Ruff S, 2 Shelduck, 2 STONECHAT, 1 Tawny Owl, 1 WOODCOCK (CN, TR, JW, CCR)

HUGGIN CARR – 4 Dunlin, 2 Goldeneye , 1 Oystercatcher and 4+ Redshank (TR)

CANDY FARM – large numbers of Pink-footed Geese could be heard and occasionally seen in various sized groups from Packards.

NORTHERN FIELDS – Bullfinch, 1 Buzzard, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Grey Heron, 2 Kestrel and 2 SHORT-EARED OWL (HRK, JW)

ALSO 1 Goosander (JW)

THE MIKE CLEGG MEMORIAL BIRD RACE (SPONSORSHIP REQUIRED)

On Sunday 3rd January the Mike Clegg Memorial Bird Race 2016 will take place. It is raising funds for the Common Crane conservation project on the Humberhead Levels. Myself, John Wozencroft, Chip Rhodes and Col Neale have formed a team to cover the Hatfield Moors area. If you would like to sponsor us, every little helps, please email me at Sabsgull@hotmail.co.uk or text me at 07534271254 to advise the amount you would like to sponsor us for, we can complete the paperwork on collection of the funds. For rules of the race click HERE.

Thank you to all those who have already volunteered to sponsor us.

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