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Wednesday 10th January 2017

January 10, 2018

RIVER TORNE – Candy Corner to A614 – 5 Yellowhammer, 15 Siskin, 1 Kestrel, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Reed Bunting, 1 Redshank, 6 Teal, 4 Mallard, 2 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 2 Mute Swan. 150 Pink-footed Geese, 25 Canada Geese (Mark Smedley)

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Monday 8th January 2018

January 8, 2018

BOSTON PARK – 1m GOLDENEYE and 2 RUFF (Chip Rhodes)

PACKARD’S SOUTH – 2 Egyptian Geese W; 1p Stonechat; 1 RAVEN (Chip Rhodes)

Sunday 7th January 2018

January 7, 2018

PACKARD’S – 3 Snipe, 2 JACK SNIPE, 2 Buzzard, 1 PEREGRINE, 3 Stonechat (Col Neale, Paul Shawcroft & Rich Collis)

STAINFORTH MOOR ROAD STW – 1 Grey Wagtail (Col Neale).

NORTHERN FIELDS – c50 Golden Plover, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard (Col Neale)

NEW PORTERS (Eas end) – 1 JACK SNIPE; 4 Snipe (John Robinson)

ALDERFEN –  1 Water Rail (John Robinson)

IDLE BANK SOUTH OF TUNNEL PITS – 18 WHOOPER SWAN (John Robinson)

BOSTON PARK – 1 Redshank and 2 RUFF (John Robinson)

Friday 5th January 2018

January 5, 2018

TEN ACRE LAKE:  24 Wigeon, 3 Teal  (Colin Wall)

KILHAM:  1 Grey Heron SW, c90 Pink-footed Geese E (Colin Wall)

ETHELMOOR:  c80 Mallard, c35 Teal, 7 Wigeon  (Colin Wall)

ALDERFEN (Lincs) – 1 GREAT WHITE EGRET (Per RBA via Rich Collis)

Wednesday 3rd January 2018

January 3, 2018

RIVER TORNE – Candy Corner  to A614 – 300 Pink-footed Geese, 150 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 6 Gadwall, 12 Cormorant over, 150 Lapwing, 50 Golden Plover, 2 Mute Swan (yellow rings on left foot), 20 Siskin, 20 Tree Sparrow, 2 Grey Partridge, 6 Pheasant, 30 Rook, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 8 Reed Bunting, 6 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 Wren, 2 Fieldfare, 1 Jay, 4 Collared Dove (Mark Smedley)

STAINFORTH MOOR ROAD SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS – 1 Chiffchaff; 1 Goldcrest and 1 Grey Wagtail (Rich Collis)

Monday 1st January 2018

January 1, 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL AND MANY THANKS TO ALL THOSE WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THIS BLOG OVER THE COURSE OF 2017.

MIDDLE FIELDS:  f.Sparrowhawk flushed a flock of c40  passerines (Chaffinches/Reed Buntings/ Yellowhammers).  (Colin Wall).

ETHELMOOR (WEST):  6 Cormorants (Colin Wall).

PACKARD’S:  1 PEREGRINE  (Colin Wall)

BADGER CORNER LAKE: 2 PINTAIL (Chip Rhodes)

CANDY FARM (S Yorks) – 100 Pink-footed Geese, 200 Teal NNW, 1+ Curlew (ho) and 20 Tree Sparrow (Rich Collis)

Sunday 31st December 2017

January 1, 2018

AIRFIELD – 1 Kestrel, 10 Grey Partridge (Col Neale & Paul Shawcroft).

PRISON LAKES – 4 Lesser Redpoll (Col Neale & Paul Shawcroft)

KILHAM/ETHELMOOR – c.125 Teal; 1m+1f Sparrowhawk; 1 Stonechat; 70 Woodpigeons. c.130 Redwing. 5 Jay (Mark Paine)