Monthly Archives: July 2016

July Sightings

25th July – Kirkholme Point/Wassand Hide (JC)

KP

Little Egret on Swan Island
3 Grey Heron on Swan Island
40+ Swift

Wassand Hide

2 Dunlin past the hide going West
Common Buzzard
2 Grey Heron
4 Common Tern

23rd July – Southside (JC)

Grasshopper Warbler reeling at Heslop’s
6 Common Tern
4 fem Shoveler
37 Tufted Duck including fem with 5 ducklings
14 Redshank over flying south east
3 Yellowhammer
2 Sedge Warbler
6 Linnet
3 Lapwing

Wassand Hide and Woodland walk

3 Marsh Harrier
3 Grey Heron in willows corner
124 Mute Swan
300+ Coot
Jay
ChiffChaff
3 Sedge Warbler
Reed Warbler
2 Blackcap
Moorhen
Broad-bodied Chaser
Brown Hawker
Four-Spotted Chaser

Redshanks heading thru Mere - Jeff Cox

Redshanks heading thru Mere – Jeff Cox


fem Tufted Duck with young - Jeff Cox

fem Tufted Duck with young – Jeff Cox


Marsh Harrier - Jeff Cox

Marsh Harrier – Jeff Cox

18th July – Kirkholme Point early am (JC)

Little Egret on Swan Island
2 Common Sandpiper
2 Oystercatcher flew east
5 Common Tern incl 3 juv
Lesser Black-backed Gull mobbed by terns

14th July – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk (JC)

8 Great-crested Grebe (pair still nesting)
fem Marsh Harrier
2 Common Buzzard
Common Tern
112 Mute Swan (one pair with 4 cygnets)
3 Reed Warbler
2 Sedge Warbler
Treecreeper
5 Blackcap
4 Coal Tit
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker
Stock Dove

13th July – Hornsea seafront early am (TI)

42 Little Gull headed inland towards Mere
100+ Common Scoter
10 Teal flew north

2nd July – Wassand Hide (JC)

pair Great-crested Grebe at nest with 3 eggs
Coot with young
Common Tern
Marsh Harrier
91 Mute Swan with 8 cygnets
2 Wigeon
Cetti’s Warbler
2 Sedge Warbler
3 Reed Warbler

Southside

2 Lapwing
Skylark
10+ Swift
30+ Sand Martin
2 Sedge Warbler
Blackcap

1st July – Kirkholme Point (JC)

1 Common Sandpiper

Coot with young from Wassand hide - Jeff Cox

Coot with young from Wassand hide – Jeff Cox