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Saturday 10th September 2016

September 10, 2016

NEW MOOR/NEW PORTERS (inc POOL SOUTH OF ETHELMOOR) – 1  BAIRD’S SANDPIPER, 4+ Dunlin, 1j+ HOBBY, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 15 Ringed Plover, 10+ Snipe, 2a Stonechat (Margaret and John Robinson, Alan Marshall, Mark Lynes, Col Neale, Des Parmenter, Dave Simmonite, Steve Routledge et al)


A couple of shots of a Dunlin with the Baird’s Sandpiper on pool south of Ethelmoor this afternoon © Steve Routledge 2016

BOSTON PARK – 1 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 1 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Snipe (Daz Watson and Alan Marshall)

PACKARD’SMorning/Afternoon – 2 Buzzard, 20 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 HOBBY, 1 Kestrel, 1 LRP, 1 LITTLE STINT, several hundred grounded Meadow Pipit along tramway; 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER (thought to be present at same time as the one on New Moor; 30 Ringed Plover, 4 Snipe, 2j Stonechat, 1 WHEATEAR, 2 Yellow Wagtail SE (Daz Watson, Col Neale, Alan Marshall, Des Parmenter, Dave Simmonite, Chris Robinson et al)


The Pectoral Sandpiper on Packard’s South (2.40-4.00pm at least) © Chris Robinson 2016


Record-shot-of-same-Pec-on Packard’s South at 1548hrs today.

It turned out that there were definitely two Pecs on as two were seen together on 11th September both on Packard’s along with the Baird’s Sandpiper.

WROOT ACRES (BY RIVER TORNE) – 1 Greenshank over, 1j WHINCHAT (Steve Routledge per Twitter)

LINDHOLME ISLAND (South) – 1c REDSTART (Des Parmenter)

PRISON LAKES – 1 Greenshank and 1 Willow Warbler (Mark Lynes)

MOORBANK WOOD EDGE – 1 Whitethroat (Mark Lynes)


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