November 2017

Note: Please report your sightings to Neil Randon at neil.randon@googlemail.com

Thurs, 30 November 2017
1 LITTLE EGRET (WC), 2 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools). Anthony Jakeman

Wed, 29 November 2017
pm: 2 WIGEON, 4 POCHARD, 3 LITTLE EGRET (All WC), 1,500 BLACK-HEADED GULL, 25 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, c1,100 HERRING GULL, 19 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (All M.Lake), 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 5 SNIPE (Moors), 2 CHIFFCHAFF (Moors pools), c500 STARLING (WC)Gordon Hay

Tues, 28 November 2017
10.30hrs-13.45hrs - WC, Moors: 2 EGYPTIAN GOOSE, 2 WIGEON, 4 GADWALL, c23 TEAL, 1 SHOVELER, 3 POCHARD, c57 TUFTED DUCK, c8 CORMORANT,  2 GREY HERON, 7 LITTLE GREBE, 6 GREAT GRESTED GREBE, 1 COMMON BUZZARD, 12 LAPWING, 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 3 SNIPE, c650 BLACK-HEADED GULL, c7 COMMON GULL, 2 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, c300 HERRING GULL, c32 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, 1 GOLDCREST, 1 CHIFFCHAFF, 1 MEADOW PIPIT, LESSER REDPOLL (Mercers CP). Richard Perry

am: 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools). Gordon Hay

Mon, 27 November 2017
11.15hrs-14.30hrs - WC, Moors: 1 MUTE SWAN, 2 WIGEON, c19 TEAL, 5 SHOVELER, 4 POCHARD, 6 TUFTED DUCK, 1 CORMORANT, 1 LITTLE EGRET (Moors pools), 2 GREY HERON, 1 LITTLE GREBE, 3 GREAT GRESTED GREBE, 5 LAPWING, 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 6 SNIPE, c550 BLACK-HEADED GULL, c10 COMMON GULL, c5 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, c275 HERRING GULL, c20 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, 1 GREEN WOODPECKER, 2 GOLDCREST, 1 COAL TIT, 1 MISTLE THRUSH, STONECHAT (pair, Moors), 1 BULLFINCH. Richard Perry

Sun, 26 November 2017
07.35hrs-11.05hrs EGYPTIAN GEESE (Moors), c25 WIGEON (Spynes), c44 TEAL (incl. c25 Spynes, c15 Moors pools), c11 POCHARD (2 Spynes, 2 M.West, c7 WC1), c27 SHOVELER (incl c25 M.West), 1 RED KITE (Over Chilmead Farm, flying E), 2 COMMON BUZZARD (1 M.West, 1 Chilmead Farm), 2 KESTREL (pair Chilmead Farm), 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), c6 SNIPE (c2 Spynes, c2 M.West, c2 Moors pools), 21 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (M.Lake), c3 COMMON GULL, c25 STOCK DOVE (incl. c20 Chilmead Farm), 1 COAL TIT (Mercers CP), c2 REDWING, 4 LESSER REDPOLL (feeding on Silver Birch seeds, Mercers CP), c15 YELLOWHAMMER (hedgerows, M.Farm). Ian Kehl Anthony Jakeman and Gordon Hay

pm: 1 SPARROWHAWK (imm. male), 15 BLACKBIRD, 40 REDWING, 3 MEADOW PIPIT, 100 CHAFFINCH, 15 BRAMBLING, 5 GREENFINCHGordon Hay

LESSER REDPOLL (Gordon Hay)
Possible SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF (Gordon Hay)
Fri, 24 November 2017-Sat, 25 November 2017
No reported sightings

Thurs, 23 November 2017
am: 65 GREYLAG GOOSE, 6 EGYPTIAN GOOSE, 32 WIGEON, 78 TEAL, 55 SHOVELER, 8 POCHARD, 1 LITTLE EGRET (M.West), 1 PEREGRINE, 40 LAPWING 12 SNIPE, 1 CHIFFCHAFF. 1 poss. SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF I(flooded dell by railway line), 3 BRAMBLING, c150 LINNET (c90 above Glebe lake, c60 feeding on new workings)Gordon Hay

Wed, 22 November 2017
am: c120 CHAFFINCH, c10 BRAMBLING, c90m LINNET, 1 GREENFINCH (all in failed barley crop field next to Nutfield Church)Gordon Hay

BRAMBLING (Gordon Hay)
Tues, 21 November 2017
am: 2 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 12 SNIPE, 12 LESSER REDPOLL (3 WC, 9 pond by Orchard Cottage). Gordon Hay

Mon, 20 November 2017
10.15hrs-14.00hrs: 14 MUTE SWAN, c75 GREYLAG GOOSE, c11 WIGEON, 8 GADWALL, c27 TEAL, 13 SHOVELER, 5 POCHARD, c52 TUFTED DUCK, 16 CORMORANT, 1 LITTLE EGRET (Moors pools), 3 GREY HERON, c10 LITTLE GREBE, 7 GREAT GRESTED GREBE, 4 LAPWING, 2 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 7 SNIPE, c375 BLACK-HEADED GULL, 10 COMMON GULL, 4 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, c120 HERRING GULL, 12 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, c42 COLLARED DOVE (in field behind AquaSports), 2 CHIFFCHAFF, 1 REED BUNTING. Richard Perry

07.10hrs-13.00hrs: 13 MUTE SWAN, 90 GREYLAG GOOSE, 9 CANADA GOOSE, 2 EGYPTIAN GOOSE, 26 WIGEON, 35 GADWALL, 52 TEAL, 33 SHOVELER, 5 POCHARD, 80 TUFTED DUCK, 3 PHEASANT, 19 CORMORANT, 3 GREY HERON, 4 LITTLE GREBE, 7 GREAT GRESTED GREBE, 2 SPARROWHAWK, 3 COMMON BUZZARD, 17 MOORHEN, 170 COOT, 35 LAPWING, 5 SNIPE, 295 BLACK-HEADED GULL, 12 COMMON GULL, 15 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, 310 HERRING GULL, 13 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, 1 KINGFISHER, 3 GREEN WOODPECKER, 2 GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER, c650 RING-NECKED PARAKEET,  c2,000 JACKDAW, 85 CARRION CROW, 17 GOLDCREST, 1 COAL TIT, 7 SKYLARK, 30 LONG-TAILED TIT, 2 NUTHATCH, 1 TREECREEPER, 95 FIELDFARE, 9 SONG THRUSH, 115 REDWING, 1 MISTLE THRUSH, 2 HOUSE SPARROW, 12 PIED WAGTAIL, 7 PIED WAGTAIL, 7 MEADOW PIPIT, c102 CHAFFINCH, 10 BRAMBLING (fenceline between Nutfield Church and Glebe House), 85 GOLDFINCH, 15 LINNET, 2 LESSER REDPOLL, 3 BULLFINCH, 30 YELLOWHAMMER, 8 REED BUNTING. 68 species counted. Ray Baker.

am: 2 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 12 SNIPE (Moors pools), 12 LESSER REDPOLL (3 WC, 9 Orchard Cottage, Nutfield Marsh)Gordon Hay

Sun, 19 November 2017
07.25hrs-11.40hrsc15 MUTE SWAN (Incl 14 Spynes), 2 EGYPTIAN GEESE (Spynes), c24 WIGEON (c23 Spynes, 1 WC1), c94 GADWALL (incl. c54 M.West, c28 Spynes), c53 TEAL (incl. c13 Spynes, c28 Moors Pools, c12 M.West/Mid-Pit), c37 SHOVELER (incl c23 M.West/Mid-Pit, c11 Moors Pools), 6 POCHARD (1 Spynes, 1 M.West, 4 WC1), c136 TUFTED DUCK (incl c85 M.Lake), 2 LITTLE EGRET (Flew into M.West), c23 LITTLE GREBE, c17 GREAT CRESTED GREBE, 1 KESTREL (M.Farm), c194 COOT (incl. c102 Spynes), c44 MOORHEN (incl. 17 Moors pools), 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors Pools), c19 SNIPE (c14 Spynes, c5 Moors Pools), 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (M.West), c5 COMMON GULL (incl. c4 Moor pools), c12 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (M.Lake platform), c3 STOCK DOVE (M.Farm), 1 KINGFISHER (M.Lake), 2 COAL TIT (Chilmead Lane), c3 SONG THRUSH (incl. 1 singing male), c10 REDWING (incl. c6 feeding on berries in hedgerow, Cormongers Lane), c17 SKYLARK (In one flock M Farm), c10 BULLFINCH (mainly in Spynes area), c25 YELLOWHAMMER (Hedgerow M.Farm). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Fri, 17 November 2017-Sat, 18 November 2017
No reported sightings

Thurs, 16 November 2017
am: 07.00hrs-13.30hrs: 14 MUTE SWAN, 55 GREYLAG GOOSE, 13 CANADA GOOSE, 4 EGYPTIAN GOOSE, 11 WIGEON, 41 GADWALL, 36 TEAL, 18 SHOVELER, 6 POCHARD, 125 TUFTED DUCK, 2 GOOSANDER (WC), 4 PHEASANT, 27 CORMORANT, 4 LITTLE EGRET (2 Moors pools, 2 M.West), 4 GREY HERON, 8 LITTLE GREBE, 8 GREAT GRESTED GREBE, 1 SPARROWHAWK, 1 COMMON BUZZARD, 4 KESTREL, 28 LAPWING, 8 SNIPE, 2 KINGFISHER, 4 GREEN WOODPECKER, 3 GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER, c615 RING-NECKED PARAKEET,  c2,000 JACKDAW, 8 GOLDCREST, 1 COAL TIT, 22 SKYLARK, 70 LONG-TAILED TIT, 3 CHIFFCHAFF, 1 NUTHATCH, 4 TREECREEPER, 58 BLACKBIRD, 95 FIELDFARE, 18 SONG THRUSH, 85 REDWING, 2 HOUSE SPARROW, 2 GREY WAGTAIL, 6 PIED WAGTAIL, 5 MEADOW PIPIT, c65 CHAFFINCH, BRAMBLING1 LESSER REDPOLL, 70 GOLDFINCH, 2 SISKIN, 5 BULLFINCH, 6 YELLOWHAMMER, 6 REED BUNTING. 73 species counted. Ray Baker

Wed, 15 November 2017
pm: 1 GOOSANDER (male, WC1). Gordon Hay


Male GOOSANDER on WC1 (Gordon Hay)
am: 2 GOOSANDER (M.Lake, then flew off W). Neil Randon

am: 23 WIGEON (1 WC, 22 Spynes), 20 GADWALL (Moors pools), 30 TEAL (Moors pools), 20 SHOVELER (M.West), 14 POCHARD (4 M.Lake, 9 Spynes, 1 M.West), 90 TUFTED DUCK (M.Lake), 1 SCAUP (female, M.Lake), 4 LITTLE EGRET (3 Moors pools, 1 M.West), 3 GOOSANDER (in partial eclipse, M.Lake. One flew W. 131st species in 2017), 2 GREY HERON (Moors pools), 1 WATER RAIL (Redhill Brook, Moors), 1 LAPWING (Moors pools), 3 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 14 SNIPE (1 WC, 14 Moors pools, 8 Spynes), 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (feeding in brook, Nutfield Marsh), 9 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (M.lake), 1 KINGFISHER (Moors pools), 3 CHIFFCHAFF (1 pale 'trisits'type, M.Lake, 2 Moors pools), 75 REDWING (40 feeding on berries Chilmead Farm, 35 feeding on Yew and Holly berries Nutfield Church), 15 MEADOW PIPIT (fields by Nutfield Church), 45 CHAFFINCH (failed barley crop, Nutfield Church), c7 BRAMBLING (failed barley crop, Nutfield Church), 40 LINNET (15 feeding on stubble M.Farm, 25 failed barley crop, Nutfield Church), 3 SISKIN (Spynes, over), 5 BULLFINCH (Spynes), 1 HAWFINCH (Moors, flying towards Redhill), c20 YELLOWHAMMER (M.Farm), 14 REED BUNTING (12 WC, 2 Nutfield Church fields). Gordon Hay

Tues, 14 November 2017
am: 3 LITTLE EGRET (Moors), 70 CHAFFINCH, c12 BRAMBLING (in hedge between Nutfield Church and Glebe House), 100 GOLDFINCH (45 Moors, 55 M.Farm), 75 LINNET (45 barley fields by Nutfield Church, 30 M.Farm), 5 SISKIN (over), 4 BULLFINCH (Spynes), 1 HAWFINCH (landed in tree by Glebe House), 38 YELLOWHAMMER (3 next to Nutfield Church, 35 M.Farm), 2 REED BUNTINGGordon Hay




HAWFINCH in flight before landing in beech tree (Gordon Hay)

BRAMBLING (Gordon Hay)

YELLOWHAMMER (Gordon Hay)
Mon, 13 November 2017
pm: 1 SPARROWHAWK (male), 80 CHAFFINCH, BRAMBLING, 3 GREENFINCH, (uncropped barley fields between Nutfield Church and Glebe House)Gordon Hay

Sun, 12 November 2017
07.25hrs-11.00hrs: 3 EGYPTIAN GEESE (Spynes), c15 WIGEON (Spynes), c84 TEAL (incl. c31 Spynes, c41 Moors Pools), c23 SHOVELER (2 Spynes, c4 M.West, c17 Moors Pools), 8 POCHARD (4 Spynes, 4 M.West), SCAUP (female Spynes), LITTLE EGRET (flying along brook to N of M.Farm, then presumably same bird, M.West), c4 COMMON BUZZARD (incl. pair Chilmead Farm, with another over, 1 over unharvested fields between Glebe Lake & Nutfield Church), 1 KESTREL (hovering over M Park), 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors Pools), c2 SNIPE (c1 Spynes, c1 Moors Pools), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Spynes), c3 COMMON GULL, c11 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (inc .7 adults on platform M.Lake), 1 FIELDFARE (Over Spynes), 3 REDWING (Over Spynes), 2 MISTLE THRUSH (Over M Farm), 2 GREY WAGTAIL (1 M.Lake, 1 scrub area Chilmead Pits), c10 MEADOW PIPIT (Unharvested fields between Glebe Lake & Nutfield Church), c50 CHAFFINCH (incl. c40 in mixed flock with Bramblings, unharvested fields between Glebe Lake & Nutfield Church), 7 BRAMBLING (in mixed flock with Chaffinches, unharvested fields between Glebe Lake & Nutfield Church), c10 YELLOWHAMMER (Hedgerow M.Farm), c18 REED BUNTING (Seen in roost in reedbed, WC). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

am: 1 LAPWING (Moors pools), JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 1 STONECHAT (fence line Moors), 1 GREY WAGTAIL (flying over Moors cycle path). Ray Baker

Sat, 11 November 2017
11.00hrs-14.30hrs - WC, Moors: 2 MUTE SWAN, c13 CANADA GOOSE, c11 GADWALL, c31 TEAL, c7 SHOVELER, 6 TUFTED DUCK, c6 CORMORANT, 2 GREY HERON, 3 LITTLE GREBE, 5 GREAT GRESTED GREBE, 2 LAPWING, 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 8 SNIPE, c150 BLACK-HEADED GULL, 2 COMMON GULL, 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, c250 HERRING GULL, 2 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, 1 KINGFISHER, 2 GREEN WOODPECKER, 1 GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER, 1 GOLDCREST, 3 CHIFFCHAFF, 1 SONG THRUSH, 2 REDWING, 3 MEADOW PIPIT, 2 STONECHAT (pair, Moors), 1 SISKIN (male, Holmesdale Av.), 3 REED BUNTING. Richard Perry

pm: 62 CORMORANT, (Spynes), 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), c500 STARLING (Spynes), c2,000 JACKDAW (Nutfield Ridge). Gordon Hay

Fri, 10 November 2017
am (WC and landfill): 1,500 BLACK-HEADED GULL, 80 COMMON GULL, 5 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, 500 HERRING GULL, 3 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULLGordon Hay


COMMON GULL (Gordon Hay)
Thurs, 9 November 2017
am: 1 SCAUP (female (Spynes), 1 LITTLE EGRET (M.West), c65 COLLARED DOVE, c90 STOCK DOVE, 1 LITTLE OWL (M.Farm), 15 MEADOW PIPIT, 3 BRAMBLING (barley fields, behind Peyton Place by Nutfield Church), c60 LINNET, 5 YELLOWHAMMER. Gordon Hay

Wed, 8 November 2017
06.40hrs-12.30hrs: 1 WIGEON, 26 GADWALL, 35 TEAL, 10 SHOVELER, 4 POCHARD, 45 TUFTED DUCK, 1 SCAUP (female), 1 PHEASANT, 18 CORMORANT, 5 GREY HERON, 10 LITTLE GREBE, 7 GREAT GRESTED GREBE, 1 SPARROWHAWK, 2 COMMON BUZZARD, 2 KESTREL, 1 WATER RAIL, 10 LAPWING, 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 4 SNIPE, 15 COMMON GULL, 3 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, 9 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, 37 COLLARED DOVE, 2 KINGFISHER, 2 GREEN WOODPECKER, 3 GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER, c580 RING-NECKED PARAKEET,  c2,000 JACKDAW, 7 GOLDCREST, 1 COAL TIT, 7 SKYLARK, 40 LONG-TAILED TIT, 3 NUTHATCH, 3 TREECREEPER, 48 BLACKBIRD, 14 FIELDFARE, 5 SONG THRUSH, 46 REDWING, 1 MISTLE THRUSH, 2 GREY WAGTAIL, 9 PIED WAGTAIL, 14 MEADOW PIPIT, c45 CHAFFINCH, c3 BRAMBLING (incl. 2 male, 1 female, fenceline between Nutfield Church and Glebe House. 130th species in 2017), 40 GOLDFINCH, c80 LINNET (M.Farm), 4 BULLFINCH, 5 YELLOWHAMMER, 6 REED BUNTING. 70 species counted. Ray Baker.

Tues, 7 November 2017
early am: 25 WIGEON (Spynes), 60 GADWALL, 45 TEAL, 25 SHOVELER, 3 POCHARD, 1 SCAUP (female), 32 LAPWING, 1 GREEN SANDPIPER, 2 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 20 SNIPE (7 Moors pools, 13 Spynes), 20 SKYLARK, 6 CHIFFCHAFF, c280 REDWING (over heading SW), 55 FIELDFARE, 25 CHAFFINCH (heading SW), 1 LESSER REDPOLL, 2 SISKIN, 5 YELLOWHAMMER, 10 REED BUNTING. Gordon Hay

Mon, 6 November 2017
06.30hrs-12.20hrs: 19 WIGEON, 21 GADWALL, 20 TEAL, 8 SHOVELER, 3 POCHARD, 34 TUFTED DUCK, 1 SCAUP (female, Spynes), 4 PHEASANT, 22 CORMORANT, 3 GREY HERON, 12 LITTLE GREBE, 8 GREAT GRESTED GREBE, 3 COMMON BUZZARD, 1 KESTREL, 28 LAPWING, 13 SNIPE, c300 BLACK-HEADED GULL, 7 COMMON GULL, 11 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, c210 HERRING GULL, 1 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, 33 COLLARED DOVE, 1 LITTLE OWL (Spynes), 2 KINGFISHER, 3 GREEN WOODPECKER, 4 GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER, c500 RING-NECKED PARAKEET,  c1,250 JACKDAW, 2 ROOK, 55 CARRION CROW, 14 GOLDCREST, 1 COAL TIT, 4 SKYLARK, 55 LONG-TAILED TIT, 3 CHIFFCHAFF, 3 NUTHATCH, 3 TREECREEPER, 3 SONG THRUSH, 15 REDWING, 1 MISTLE THRUSH, 7 HOUSE SPARROW, 3 GREY WAGTAIL, 4 PIED WAGTAIL, 14 MEADOW PIPIT, 1 CHAFFINCH, 1 GREENFINCH, c50 LINNET (M.Farm), 30 GOLDFINCH, 2 BULLFINCH, 2 SISKIN, 1 YELLOWHAMMER, 6 REED BUNTING. 71 species counted. Ray Baker

Sun, 5 November 2017
07.25hrs-10.20hrs: c15 WIGEON (c12 Spynes, c3 Moors pools), c55 TEAL (5 Spynes, c50 Moors pools), c29 SHOVELER (1 Spynes, c28 Moors pools), c5 POCHARD (M.West), 39 TUFTED DUCK, 1 SCAUP (female, Spynes), 2 PHEASANT (males, M.Farm), 1 LITTLE EGRET (flying W over M.Park. Presumed same bird later Moors pools), 1 COMMON BUZZARD (pale phase Chilmead Farm), 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (M.West), 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), c9 SNIPE (c6 Spynes, c3 Moors pools), c3 COMMON GULL, c17 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (incl. 16 adults on M.Lake platform), c30 COLLARED DOVE (M.Farm), 1 KINGFISHER (Moors pools), 1 TREECREEPER (by WC entrance), STONECHAT (male, Moors), c6 MEADOW PIPIT (WC mound), c8 YELLOWHAMMER (hedgerow, M.Farm), c3 REED BUNTING (hedgerow, M.Farm). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

15.00hrs - WC, Moors: 1 LAPWING, 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 7 SNIPE (Moors pools), 2 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (WC1), 1 CHIFFCHAFF. Richard Perry

Sat, 4 November 2017
11.30hrs-14.15hrs - WC, Moors, M.Lake: 2 MUTE SWAN, 2 WIGEON, c19 GADWALL, c25 TEAL, c16 SHOVELER, 2 POCHARD, c27 TUFTED DUCK, c7 CORMORANT, 1 GREY HERON, c4 LITTLE GREBE, 4 GREAT GRESTED GREBE, 1 KESTREL, 7 LAPWING, 2 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 1 SNIPE, c50 BLACK-HEADED GULL, 4 COMMON GULL, 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, c60 HERRING GULL, 5 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, 1 KINGFISHER, 2 GREEN WOODPECKER, 5 GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER, 1 GREY WAGTAIL, 2 REED BUNTING. Richard Perry

pm: 2 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 8 SNIPE (Moors pools)14 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, 2 RAVEN (flew over Nutfield Ridge from M23), 2 CHIFFCHAFF, 1 LESSER REDPOLL. Gordon Hay

Fri, 3 November 2017
No reported sightings.


MEADOW PIPIT (Ray Baker)
Female SCAUP (Gordon Hay)
Thurs, 2 November 2017
06.30hrs-12.15hrs: 14 WIGEON, 45 GADWALL, 35 TEAL, 12 SHOVELER, 7 POCHARD, 95 TUFTED DUCK, 1 SCAUP (female, M.West), 23 CORMORANT, 1 LITTLE EGRET, 2 GREY HERON, 10 LITTLE GREBE, 3 GREAT GRESTED GREBE, 3 COMMON BUZZARD, 1 WATER RAIL, 10 LAPWING, 10 SNIPE, c290 BLACK-HEADED GULL, 14 COMMON GULL, 2 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, 35 HERRING GULL, 1 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL, 32 COLLARED DOVE, 3 KINGFISHER, 3 GREEN WOODPECKER, 3 GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER, c900 JACKDAW, 2 ROOK, 17 GOLDCREST, 1 COAL TIT, 7 SKYLARK, 60 LONG-TAILED TIT, 3 CHIFFCHAFF, 5 NUTHATCH, 4 TREECREEPER, 42 BLACKBIRD, 4 FIELDFARE, 4 SONG THRUSH, 3 REDWING, 1 MISTLE THRUSH, 1 HOUSE SPARROW, 3 PIED WAGTAIL, 16 MEADOW PIPIT, 11 CHAFFINCH, 1 GREENFINCH, 21 GOLDFINCH, 11 BULLFINCH, 5 YELLOWHAMMER, 9 REED BUNTING. 69 species counted. Ray Baker
JACK SNIPE (Ray Baker)
Wed, 1 November 2017
pm: 5 POCHARD (WC), 1 WATER RAIL, 1 LAPWING, 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), 6 SNIPE, c300 BLACK-HEADED GULL, 40 COMMON GULL, 5 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, 120 HERRING GULL, 2 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (WC2 island), 1 LESSER REDPOLL. Also: Dragonfly: 4 Migrant Hawker. Gordon Hay

am: 3 WIGEON, 1 POCHARD, 1 LITTLE EGRET (WC2 island), 1 WATER RAIL, 1 LAPWING (Moors pools), 1 JACK SNIPE (Moors pools), c14 SNIPE, 1 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (WC2 island), 3 KINGFISHER, c4 CHIFFCHAFF, 1 GREY WAGTAILRay Baker