Hornsea Mere Bird List Nightjar-Waxwing

Nightjar – Rare, 1 record ‘Decoy Bay’

Common Swift – summer visitor

1981 3000 11th June
1983 5000 29th May, 1 9th Oct
1984 5000 27th May
1985 5000 24th May
1989 1 23rd April, 4800 13th May
2005 5000 1st June
2006 6000 22nd June

Alpine Swift – Rare, 6 records

1870 1 2nd June ‘Hornsea’
1975 1 26th August
1980 1 2nd Sept
1989 1 16th May
1997 1 4th May
1999 1 8th May

Hoopoe – Rare

1987 1 18th-19th April ‘Hornsea’

Kingfisher – Resident

Bee Eater – Rare

1991 1 26th June ‘Hornsea’
1997 1 14th June

Green Woodpecker – Resident

1988 1 early Jan-10th March
2005 2 16th Feb
2006 1 2nd Jan, 4th April-7th May

Great spotted Woodpecker – Resident

1982 2 pairs bred
1983 3 pairs bred

Great Spotted Woodpecker 15/11/08 - Ade Johnson

Great Spotted Woodpecker 15/11/08 – Ade Johnson

Lesser spotted Woodpecker – former resident, probably no longer at site

1983 1 from 17th August
1984 2 7th Jan, 1 9th April
1985 1 13th Jan
1986 1 27th Feb, 8th March, 22nd Oct, 2 18th Oct
1988 1 fem 21st April
1989 1 pair 15th Jan
1992 1 pair 26th Jan, 9th April, 1 23rd April, 17th May
1997 1 6th April
2005 1 25th March

Wryneck – Rare, 4 records

1981 1 31st August

Skylark – Resident

1987 120 in January

Woodlark – Rare vagrant, 1 record

1997 1 5th May

Sand Martin – summer visitor

1981 1000 27th Sept, 1 12th Oct
1982 5000 25th Sept
1983 500 8th May

Hirundines on KP 21/04/06 - Ade Johnson

Hirundines on KP 21/04/06 – Ade Johnson

Swallow – summer visitor

1982 1 13th November
1989 1 11th November

Red-rumped Swallow – Rare vagrant

1977 1 30th April
1990 1 5th May
2009 2 28th April east end/1st field reedbed

House Martin – summer visitor

1981 500 27th Sept
1989 1 27th March

Richard’s Pipit – Rare vagrant, 3+ records

1981 1 26th Oct
2011 1 18th-22nd November

Water Pipit – scarce vagrant

1989 1 18th March-24th April
2006 1 30th March

Rock Pipit – passage migrant/winter vagrant

1982 1 scandi Rock Pipit 13th March
1987 1 scandi 23rd-28th March, 1 15th April, 2 4th and 12th April
1988 4 scandi 26th March
2005 1 10th Oct

Meadow Pipit – Resident

Tree Pipit – scarce passage vagrant

2008 1 15th April

Red-throated Pipit – Rare vagrant

1975 1st June 1975

White Wagtail – passage vagrant

1984 4 early March
2008 1 16th March, 3 25th March, 5 13th April

White Wagtail 05/04/06 - Ade Johnson

White Wagtail 05/04/06 – Ade Johnson

Pied Wagtail – Resident

Yellow Wagtail – summer visitor

1982 60 24th April
1984 38 5th May
1985 28 27th May
1986 41 10th July
1987 1 8th April
1989 33 25th April

‘Blue-headed’ Wagtail – passage vagrant

1982 singles in late April and early May
1985 3 3rd May
1986 1 1st May, 1 12th May
1990 1 10th-13th August
1996 1 30th April

‘Grey headed’ Wagtail, 6 records Hornsea area no details

‘Sykes Wagtail’ 2 records

1988 1 1st May, 1 4th May assumably both ‘Channel’ Wagtails

Grey Wagtail – annual passage/winter vagrant

Waxwing – scarce winter vagrant

1988 16 14th Nov, 12 15th Nov

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