January Sightings

27th January – KP/2nd field in pm (BR,CR,GT,MR,GB)

Pintail fron KP on northside
ad Med Gull
2 Slavonian Grebe late aft (1 in NW corner, 1 off 2nd field)
Peregrine over Mere early aft

25th January – 2nd Field late aft (GT,MR)

1w Caspian Gull
1 ad Med Gull
1 Slavonian Grebe

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – am (BMJ,CD,GT)

Bittern
2 Marsh Harrier (male+cream-crown)
Treecreeper
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker
Bullfinch

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB,BMJ)

80 Barnacle Goose
2 Grey Heron
2 Common Buzzard
2 male Marsh Harrier
Kestrel
Merlin
600+ Wood Pigeon
700+ Starling
14 Redwing

24th January – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB,BMJ)

Bittern
Sparrowhawk
Common Buzzard
male Marsh Harrier
male Peregrine
Barn Owl
40+ Redwing
1100+ Starling
Woodcock by Wassand carpark in am (MR,MT,TM)
3 Fieldfare

23rd January – Mere in pm (GT)

1 Yellow-legged Gull
1 Redpoll 1st field

22nd January – KP in pm (GB)

2 Grey Heron
Slavonian Grebe
60+ Goldeneye

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm

2 Grey Heron
2 Common Buzzard
male Marsh Harrier
76 Canada Goose
210+ Mallard
360+ Teal
90+ Shoveler
11 Goldeneye
32 Blackbird
6 Redwing
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming

South Cliff, Hornsea (JC)

33+ Meadow Pipit
2 Stonechat
5 Reed Bunting

Stonechat, South Cliff - Jeff Cox

Stonechat, South Cliff – Jeff Cox


Stonechat , South Cliff - Jeff Cox

Stonechat , South Cliff – Jeff Cox

20th January – (GB) 1st Field/2nd Field in am

5 Grey Heron
62 Canada Goose
84 Grey Lag Goose
80 Barnacle Goose
2 Great Crested Grebe
160 Mallard
74 Gadwall
22 Shoveler
70+ Wigeon
44 Teal
34 Pochard
550+ Tufted Duck
88 Goldeneye
2 Fieldfare

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – am (GB,CNC,MF et al)

2 Grey Heron
Bittern
2 Common Buzzard
2 Sparrowhawk
male Marsh Harrier
85 Mallard
96 Shoveler
6 Wigeon
450+ Teal
56 Pochard
300+ Tufted Duck
8 Goldeneye
Woodcock

19th January – Wassand/Decoy Hide (permit access only) in am (MR,GT,JL)

male Marsh Harrier
Barn Owl
2 Bearded Tit
2 Woodcock from Woodland walk
Cetti’s Warbler singing

Ouzel Hedge/Southside in pm – (MR)

c162 Linnet by Ouzel hedge
30 Greenfinch
11 Chaffinch
8 Reed Bunting
6 Goldfinch

part of the Linnet/Greenfinch flock by Ouzel Hedge

part of the Linnet/Greenfinch flock by Ouzel Hedge

drk Goosander flew over Mere high east
redhead Goosander in NW corner of Mere
1 Little Grebe off Cormorant Trees

drk Goosander off east over Mere

drk Goosander off east over Mere

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB,JL)

3 Common Buzzard
2 Sparrowhawk
male Marsh Harrier
80+ Mallard
420+ Teal
92 Shoveler
46 Pochard
Water Rail heard
Cetti’s Warbler heard
Jay

18th January – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – am (DB,SB)

Common Buzzard
male Marsh Harrier
2 Bearded Tit
Cetti’s Warbler heard
Bittern also reported

16th January – 2nd field – late aft (MR)

Slavonian Grebe Decoy Channel/Cormorant Trees

14th January – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB,SP,RY)

78 Greylag Goose flew WNW
2 Grey Heron
Bittern
3+ Sparrowhawk
Kestrel
Barn Owl
1400 Wood Pigeon
24 Redwing
3500+ Starling

13th January – 1st field/2nd field – am (GB)

3 Grey Heron
60+ Barnacle Goose
66 Goldeneye

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm

Grey Heron
Common Buzzard
2 Sparrowhawk
Kestrel
Barn Owl
12 Goldeneye
Treecreeper
4 Redwing
900+ Wood Pigeon
2200+ Starling

South Cliff, Hornsea – (JC)

Short Eared Owl
Sparrowhawk
2 Skylark

12th January – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB,CD,WD)

Grey Heron
2 Sparrowhawk
2 male Marsh Harrier
Kestrel
Barn Owl
1200+ Wood Pigeon
2700+ Starling

11th January – HVWG Hide – am (GB,BMJ)

Slavonian Grebe

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – (GB,BMJ,CD)

Grey Heron
2 Bittern
Common Buzzard
Barn Owl
4 Redwing
30+ Blackbird
900+ Wood Pigeon
3200+ Starling

10th January – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB,BMJ)

Common Buzzard
Sparrowhawk
male Marsh Harrier
Barn Owl
65 Mallard
130+ Teal
86 Wigeon
60+ Shoveler
35 Goldeneye
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker
1100+ Wood Pigeon
2200+ Starling
1 Slavonian Grebe + Marsh Harrier (RL et al)

9th January – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk-pm (GB,BMJ)

60+ Barnacle Goose
3+ Sparrowhawk
2 Marsh Harrier (male and cream-crown)
male Peregrine
Kestrel
1+ Barn Owl
1200+ Wood Pigeon
14 Siskin
2400+ Starling

8th January – 2nd field late aft (MR)

Whooper Swan off Hermitage field

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB)

3 Sparrowhawk
2 Marsh Harrier (male and cream-crown)
110 Teal
58 Shoveler
1100+ Wood Pigeon
2500+ Starling

7th January – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk-pm (GB,GT)

Grey Heron
Sparrowhawk
4 Marsh Harrier (3 male,1 cream-crown)
male Peregrine
70+ Teal
64 Shoveler
drake Goosander
900+ Wood Pigeon
Jay
62 Redwing
3000+ Starling

6th January – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk (GB)

2 Grey Heron
Common Buzzard
4 Sparrowhawk
3 male Marsh Harrier
Barn Owl
60+ Barnacle Goose
45 Shoveler
Water Rail heard
Great Spotted Woodpecker
1600+ Wood Pigeon
3500+ Starling

5th January – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk-pm (GB,BMJ,PH)

2 Grey Heron
2+Sparrowhawk
4+ Marsh Harrier (3 males, 1+ cream-crown)
2 Barn Owl
250+ Teal
32 Wigeon
60+ Shoveler
12 Goldeneye
Water Rail + 2 heard
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker
1700 Wood Pigeon
3500+ Starling

4th January – Grimston (AJ)

A couple of pics from Ade of the Black Redstart at Grimston

Black Redstart at Grimston - Ade Johnson

Black Redstart at Grimston – Ade Johnson


Black Redstart - Ade Johnson

Black Redstart – Ade Johnson

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB)

2 Grey Heron
Little Egret
Bittern flew into roost 15:52
2+ Sparrowhawk
Barn Owl
160+ Greylag Goose
80+ Barnacle Goose
3 Water Rail heard
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker
1600 Wood Pigeon
4000+ Starling

3rd January – 2nd field late pm (MR,GT)

1w Med Gull off 2nd field
1+ Slavonian Grebe (1 off 2nd field late on, 1 off northside of Swan Island earlier)
2 Water Rail showing and many heard by Heslop’s/Southside this aft

1w Med Gull off 2nd field

1w Med Gull off 2nd field

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB,BMJ)

2 Grey Heron
Common Buzzard
Marsh Harrier (cream-crown)
Barn Owl
74 Mallard
76 Gadwall
86 Teal
35 Wigeon
58 Shoveler
56 Pochard
700+ Tufted Duck
64 Goldeneye
2 Water Rail heard
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker
1400 Wood Pigeon
4000+ Starling

2nd January – HVWG hide late pm (MR,TM)

1+ Slavonian Grebe
Kingfisher

Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB,JC)

Grey Heron
2 Sparrowhawk
3+ Marsh Harrier (cream-crown/first winter)
1+ Barn Owl
3500+ Starling
Great Spotted Woodpecker

1st January – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk – pm (GB,SP)

2 Grey Heron
Peregrine
3+ Common Buzzard
Marsh Harrier (cream-crown)
240 Teal
80+ Mallard
64 Shoveler
Green Woodpecker heard
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker
1600+ Wood Pigeon
3500+ Starling

Grimston – (TI)

Black Redstart

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