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Saturday 16th September 2017

September 16, 2017

PACKARD’S – 213 Pink-footed Geese E in 7 skeins; 5 MARSH HARRIER, 1 HOBBY, 1 PEREGRINE, c.60 Ringed Plover, c.20 Dunlin, 3 CURLEW SANDPIPER, 1 BAIRD’S SANDPIPER (AM, DW only), 8 GREENSHANK, 18 Snipe, 7 RUFF (Andy Marshall, Daz Watson, Col Neale & John Robinson)

Baird's Sandpiper on Hatfield Moors 16092017 5 © Andy Marshall 2017

Baird’s Sandpiper on Packard’s this morning © Andy Marshall 2017

1 of the Curlew Sandpiper was still present this evening (Andy Marshall)
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Friday 15th September 2017

September 15, 2017

BOSTON PARK – Morning – 32 Pink-footed Geese E, 5 Wigeon, 3 Little Egret, 1 cc MARSH HARRIER, GREENSHANK heard only (Chip Rhodes)

PACKARD’S – Morning – 11 Pink-footed Geese, 1f+1j MARSH HARRIER, 1 PEREGRINE, 34 Ringed Plover, 1 Golden Plover, 2c GREY PLOVER N; 1 GREENSHANK, 1 Snipe, 1m Stonechat (John Robinson)

PACKARD’S – Evening – 32 Ringed Plover, 1 LRP, 7 Dunlin, 21 Snipe, 2 GREENSHANK (Andy Marshall)

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Wednesday 13th September 2017

September 14, 2017

KILHAM WEST – 5 MARSH HARRIER, 7 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 4+ HOBBY, 1 PEREGRINE (John Robinson)

PACKARD’S –  Evening – 1 MARSH HARRIER, 43 Ringed Plover, 19 Dunlin, 1 GREENSHANK, 1 Snipe, 2 Stonechat (Andy Marshall)

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Tuesday 12th September 2017

September 12, 2017

 

PACKARD’S SOUTH – Afternoon – 24 Ringed Plover, 1 Golden Plover, 10 Dunlin, 1 GREENSHANK, 7 RUFF, 3 WHEATEAR, 2 Stonechat (John Robinson)

PACKARD’S – Late afternoon/early evening – 1 Kestrel, 26 Ringed Plover, 1 Golden Plover, 8 Dunlin, 2 GREENSHANK, 4 WHEATEAR (Col Neale)

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Monday 11th September 2017

September 11, 2017
RU Hobby on Packard's Heath 12092017

Hobby on Packard’s Heath this evening © Bob Usher 2017

CANDY CORNER – 0915 – 150/200+ Pink-footed Geese over head, 12 Curlew, 1 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, 2a_2j Cormorant, 4 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 4 Moorhen, 6 Carrion Crow (Mark Smedley)

PACKARD’S SOUTH – 2 PINTAIL, 2 MARSH HARRIER, 1 Kestrel, 2 HOBBY, 4 EGYPTIAN GEESE N, 14 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 1 GREENSHANK, 6 RUFF (John Robinson)

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Sunday 10th September 2017

September 11, 2017

PACKARD’S – 07:30-10:00 – 25 PINTAIL, 4 MARSH HARRIER, 18 RUFF, 4 GREENSHANK, 13 Ringed Plover, 1 LRP, 9 Dunlin, 7 Swift, 269 Meadow Pipit S (Andy Marshall)

NEW MOOR/PORTER’S – 10:15-12:30 – 1 NIGHTJAR flushed from tramway, 3 HOBBY, singles of PEREGRINE, GREENSHANK, Green Sandpiper, 7 Stonechat (Andy Marshall)

KILHAM (EAST):  c60 Mallard (Colin Wall).

NEW PORTERS:  m&f Kestrel. 1 PEREGRINE chased a pigeon towards Lindholme Island.  (Colin Wall).

MOOR BANK WOOD:  Large (c30  birds)  mixed titmouse (etc) flock.  Counting not possible but Coal Tit, 2 Goldcrest and Treecreeper noted. (Colin Wall).

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Saturday 9th September 2017

September 10, 2017

BOSTON PARK – Morning – 2 Little Egret, 2 BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 3 Swift, 1 Sand Martin (Mark Lynes, Chip Rhodes)

KILHAM – Afternoon – 1j HOBBY (Mark Lynes)

ETHELMOOR – 1 GREENSHANK (Mark Lynes)

NEW MOOR – 1f MARSH HARRIER, 1j PEREGRINE, 2 Kestrel, 2 Snipe, 4 (2+4) GREENSHANK assumed to include 1 from Ethel Moor), 1 Swift, 60+ House Martin, 3 Stonechat (John Robinson)

PACKARD’S NORTH – Afternoon – 1 GRASSHOPPER WARBLER (Mark Lynes)

PACKARD’S SOUTH – Afternoon/evening – 31 Ringed Plover, 32 Dunlin, 6 GREENSHANK (assumed to inc 4 from New Moor), 9 RUFF, 1 GRASSHOPPER WARBLER (Col Neale, Mark Lynes and Andy Marshall).

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