Lincolnshire Latest Bird News

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Lincolnshire Bird Sightings 2024

February 2024

20/02/2024
Anderby Creek
2 Velvet Scoter (south)
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Frampton Marsh
91 Avocet, Great White Egret, Peregrine Falcon (male & female) Hen Harrier (male), Stonechat, Lesser Yellowlegs (155th day)
Gibraltar Point
Water Pipit
Messingham

Ring-necked Duck (female)


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The female Ring-necked Duck at Messingham - Image © Roy Harvey

Rimac
6 Cattle Egret
Tongue End
2 Cattle Egret
Wolla Bank
2 Velvet Scoter (south)

19/02/2024
Wilder Doddington
3 Gadwall, Sparrowhawk, Stonechat, 3 Wigeon
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Far Ings
3 Bittern, Hen Harrier (rt), 2 Marsh Harrier, 15000 Starling, 
Frampton Marsh

Lapland Bunting, 2 Peregrine Falcon (m&f), Barnacle Goose, Hen Harrier (rt), Kingfisher, Water Pipit, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
10 Corn Bunting, 2 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Red Kite, Barn Owl, Waxwing
Messingham
Ring-necked Gull

18/02/2002
Boultham Mere
Starling (80000? Murmuration)
Deeping Lakes
Gloosy Ibis, Long-eared Owl
Doddington Park
10 Lesser Redpoll, 6 Siskin
Frampton Marsh
Hen Harrier (m&f)
Gibraltar Point 
Waxwing
Messingham
Ringed-necked Duck (f)
Swanhole Lakes
Goosander
Trent Port
2 Bullfinch, 2 Little Egret, Barn Owl, 2 Oystercatcher, Red-legged Partridge, 48 Wigeon

17/02/2024
Cowbit
Brent Goose, 7 Turnstone, 14 Bewick's Swan
Dunston

Common Crane (over then west)
Frampton Marsh
6 Spotted Redshank, Greater Scaup, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Hen Harrier (male)
Heighington Fen

3 Common Crane (over then towards Bardney)
Saltfleetby/ Theddlethorpe Dunes
Chiffchaff, Water Rail, Mistle Thrush, Song Thrush, Cetti's Warbler, Great Spotted Woodpecker
Tongue End

Short-eared Owl

16/02/2024
River Ancholme
100 Curlew, 56 Goosander (34 male), 350 Lapwing, 2 Siskin,17 Yellowhammer
Anderby Marsh

5 Dunlin, 97 Gadwall, Black-tailed Godwit, Water Pipit, 94 Teal 150 Wigeon
Cleethorpes
150 Curlew, 100 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4000 Red Knot, 300 Oystercatcher
Crook Bank
2 Snow Bunting
Deeping Lakes
Gloosy Ibis, Long-eared Owl
Frampton Marsh
Short-eared Owl, Greater Scaup (m), Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
2 Greater Scaup (m)
Gibraltar Point
Hen Harrier (rt)
Job's Lane 
Smew (m)
Messingham
2 Buzzard, 6 Goldeneye, 3 Marsh Harrier, 40 Lapwing, 26 Pochard, 13 Shelduck, 10 Shoveler, 16 Siskin, 3 Cetti's Warbler
Scunthorpe
2 Siskin, Sparrowhawk
Tongue End
2 Cattle Egret

15/02/2024
Deeping Lakes
2 Long-eared Owl
Doddington Parl
Common Redpoll
Freiston Shore
2 Greater Scaup
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
4 Corn Bunting, 6 Snow Bunting, Chiffchaff, 2 Long-tailed Duck, 500 Pink-footed Goose, 3 Shore Lark, Treecreeper, Grey Wagtail

 

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One of the three Shore Lark at Gibraltar Point - Image © Russell Hayes

14/02/2024
Crook Bank
27 Snow Bunting
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis, 3 Long-eared Owl
Doddington Park
1 Common Redpoll, 7 Lesser Redpoll, 3 Siskin
Frampton Marsh
Great White Egret, Peregrine Falcon, Hen Harrier, 2 Greater Scaup, 10000 Starling, Stonechat, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
2 Long-tailed Duck
Scunthorpe
8 Waxwing (Skippingdale RT)

13/02/2024
Barton Upon Humber
Waxwing
Cut End
Avocet, 150 Curlew, 1500 Dunln, 2 Little Egret, Bar-tasiled Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit, Great Crested Grebe, Brent Goose, 3000 Lapwing, 14 Red-brested Merganser, 3500 Oystercatcher, 150 Shelduck, 700 Starling


One or two oystercatchers just outside the Cut End Hide this morning with Andy Sims
A few of the several thousand oystercatchers roosting by /the hide at Cut End - Image © Chris Grimshaw

Dog Kennel Wood
2 Raven
Elm House Farm
750 Pink-footed Goose
Frampton Marsh
2 Marsh Harrier, Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
2 Greater Scaup
Gibraltar Point
2 Long-tailed~Duck
Job's Lane
Smew (m)
Nocton Fen

3 Buzzard, Marsh Harrier, Kestrel, 300 Lapwing, 8 Red-legged Partridge, 500 Starling
Saltfleetby/ Theddlethorpe Dunes
Buzzard, Song Thrush, Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, Water Rail, Cetti's Warbler
Scunthorpe
9 Waxwing

12/02/2024
Brant Broughton
Hen Harrier (m)
Cradge Bank
26 Snow Bunting
Cut End
Hen Harrier (rt)
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Frampton Marsh

Lesser Yellowlegs
Wilder Doddington
2 Goldcrest, Kestrel, 2 Stonechat, 3 Song Thrush
Old Wood 
3 Nuthatch, Song Thrush

11/02/2024
Barton upon Humber
15 Waxwing
Deeping Lakes
Long-eared Owl
Frampton Marsh

Hen Harrier (rt), 3 Short-eared Owl,2 Greater Scaup,Green-winged Teal, Lesser Yellowlegs,
Freiston Shore
5 Cattle Egret
Job's Lane
Smew (m)
Langtoft
Waxwing
Marston 

Hen Harrier (m)
Tongue End
Short-eared Owl
Willow Tree Fen

Short-eared Owl

10/02/2024
Barton upon Humber
14  Waxwing


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One of the Waxwing present i Barton upon Humber recently - Image © Roy Harvey

Boultham Mere
Great White Egret, 164 Pink-footed Goose, Sparrowhawk, 5 Song Thrush
Cress Marsh
Buzzard, 4 Curlew, 3 Little Egret, Kestrel, 11 Lapwing, 3 Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 13 Shoveler, 4 Skylark
Frampton Marsh

Hen Harrier, Green-winged Teal, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Avocet, Chiffchaff, 20 Corn Bunting, 25 Snow Bunting, 3 Long-tailed Duck, Hen Harrier, 3 Shore Lark, 3 Water Pipit, 64 Whooper Swan, 2 Woodcock
Grantam
Blackcap, 2 Siskin
Hill Holt Wood 
200 Pink-footed Goose
Trent Port
Great White Egret, 2 Little Egret 45 Pink-footed Goose, 50 Linnet, Red-legged Partridge, 2 Pintail, 2 Shelduck, 3 Stonechat, 20 Wigeon, Green Woodpecker

09/02/2024
Barton upon Humber
14 Waxwing
Boultham Mere
Pintail
Deeping Lakes
Short-eared Owl
Frampton Marsh
29 Goldeneye, Hen Harrier, 20+ Marsh Harrier, Otter, 17500 Starling, 73 Whooper Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
c20 Snow Bunting, 3 Long-tailed Duck, 3 Shore Lark, 3 Water Pipit

08/02/2024
Cradge Bank
Velvet Scoter
Freiston Shore
2 Great Scaup
Rimac
5 Cattle Egret
Tongue End
Cattle Egret
Witham St Hughes
20 Siskin

07/02/2024

Donna Nook
2 Peregrine Falcon, Marsh Harrier, Merlin, Barn Owl, 100 Twite 
Frampton Marsh
Peregrine Falcon (m&f), 10 Goldeneye, Hen Harrier (f), Marsh Harrier, Merlin, 20 Pochard, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
20 Corn Bunting, 20 Snow Bunting, 3 Long-tailed Duck, Slavonian Grebe, Hen Harrier (m), 3 Shore Lark, Water Pipit, 50 Whooper Swan
Huttoft
200 Pink-footed Goose, 4 Shelduck
Kirmond le Mire
4 Siskin
Osgodby
41 Siskin
Paradise
18 Curlew, Gadwall, 3 Redshank, 60 Shoveler, 150 Teal
Rimac
Buzzard, Curlew, 5 Cattle Egret, 5 Little Egret, 150 Pink-footed Goose, Redshank, Shoveler, Teal, Wigeon 
Ruckland
250 Common Gull, c6 Buzzard, c3 Red Kite, Kestrel, Sparrowhawk
Stenigot
8 Corn Bunting
Trent Port
Bullfinch, 75 Fieldfare, Goldcrest, 105 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Stonechat, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker
Willow Tree Fen

2 Common Crane, 37 Marsh Harrier, 2 Barn Owl, Short-eared Owl, Stonechat, 18 Whooper Swan

06/02/2024
Barton upon Humber
12 Waxwing (Baysgarth Park)
Broadholme

Glossy Ibis (over - flying towads Skellingthorpe Woods)
Far Ings
Bittern, Marsh Harrier, 10000 Starling
Frampton Marsh
Peregrine Falcon, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Slavonian Grebe (on the sea)
Louth
2 Little Egret, 2 Kingfisher, Green Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 3 Grey Wagtail, 51 Pied Wagtail
Pyewipe
Eider
Thoresby Bridge

Great White Egret
Saltfleetby St Clements
Cattle Egret
Stallingborough
8 Snow Bunting
Tongue End
Cattle Egret

05/02/2024
Black Bank
3 Jay, 2 Treecreeper, Great Spotted Woodpecker
Bourne
Cattle Egret
Cowbit
Turnstone
Cress Marsh
Caspian Gull
Frampton Marsh
2 Greater Scaup, 12 Whooper Swan, Cetti's Warbler
Gibraltar Point
4 Snow Bunting, Black-throated Diver, 3 Long-tailed Duck, 200 Eider, Hen Harrier, MerlinWater Pipit, Water Rail
Job's Lane
Smew (m)
Marston

1 Waxwing
North Somercotes
Raven

04/02/2024
Cleethorpes
20+ Curlew, Great White Egret, 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron
Cradge Bank
Velvet Scoter
Deeping Lakes
2 Long-eared Owl
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
9 Snow Bunting, Black-throated Diver, 3 Long-tailed Duck, Smew (rt), 3 Waxwing (Mill Hill)
Job's Lane
Smew (m)
Langtoft
3 Smew (2m, 1f)
Market Rasen
250+ Pink-footed Goose
Millennium Green
2 Egyptian Goose, Linnet, 53 Pochard
Paradise
Green-winged Teal
Rimac
5 Cattle Egret

03/02/2024
Cradge Bank
Velvet Scoter
Doddington Park

7 Lesser Redpoll, 5 Siskin
Frampton Marsh
Great White Egret, Peregrine Falcon, 2 Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier, Lapwing, Short-eared Owl, Golden Plover, Starling, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
9 Snow Bunting, 3 Shore Lark, Raven, Smew, 6 Bewick's Swan (over), 49 Whooper Swan
Langtoft
3 Smew
Paradise
Green-winged Teal

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A beautiful shot of the Green-winged Teal at Paradise - Image © Mark Johnson

Rimac
5 Cattle Egret
Ruckland
Rough-legged Buzzard
Swanpool
Cow-fields

2 Song Thrush, Great Spotted Woodpecker
Trent Port
2 Bullfinch, 180 Fieldfare, Hen Harrier, 65 Lapwing, Shelduck, Stonechat
Winter's Pool
2 Russian White-fronted Goose

02/02/2024
Black Bank
3 Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, 10 Lapwing, 50 Linnet,  200 Rook
Burringham
Little Egret, 200 Fieldfare, Kestrel, 6 Pied Wagtail
Cleethorpes
1 Snow Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 5 Yellowhammer
Covenham
Shag

Elm House Farm
2500 Brent Goose, 25 Pink-footed Goose
Donna Nook
4 Collared Dove, 32 Lapwink, 200 Redshank, Shelduck, 200 Teal
Gibraltar Point
Brambling, Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver, 30+Red-throated Diver, 3 Long-tailed Duck, 30 Eider, Goosander, Hen Harrier (rt), 2 Red-breasted Merganser, Water Rail, 48 Whooper Swan
Messingham
3 Reed Bunting, Buzzard, 106 Tufted Duck, 41 Gadwall, Goldcrest, 6 Goldeneye, 10 Common Gull, 2 Marsh Harrier, Kestrel, 250 Lapwing, 56 Pochard, 12 Redwing, 17 Shelduck, 4 Cetti's Warbler
Paradise

70 Eurasian Teal, Gadwall, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Shoveler
RAF Woodhall Spa
160 Coot, 33 Cormorant, 17 Redshank, 2 Stonechat, 200 Teal, 300 Wigeon
Rimac
5 Cattle Egret,
Little Egret, Kestrel, Shoveler, Teal, Wigeon

01/02/2024
Bourne
2 Cattle Egret
Cradge Bank
Velvet Scoter
Frampton Marsh
10 Avocet, Brambling, Corn Bunting, Great White Egret, Peregrine Falcon, Hen Harrier, Merlin, Water Rail, Bearded Tit
Freiston Shore
Greater Scaup, Water Pipit
Gibraltar Point
Corn Bunting, Hen Harrier, Red Kite, Barn Owl, Smew, 51 Whooper Swan, Twite, Woodcock
Neville Wood
Nuthatch
Marston
Hen Harrier
Paradise
Green-winged Teal


May be an image of grebe
The Green-winged Teal at Paradise Pool - Image © Roy Harvey

Rimac
4 Cattle Egret
Swanpool Cow-fields
5 Grey Partridge, 5 Snipe, 2 Jack Snipe Stonechat
Tongue End
Cattle Egret
Willow Tree Fen
Buzzard, 9 Common Crane, Great White Egret, Peregrine Falcon, 61 Goosander, 20+ Marsh Harrier, Red Kite, Barn Owl, Stonechat



January 2024

31/01/2024
Bourne
3 Bewick's Swan
Gibraltar Point
Peregrine Falcon, 2000+ Pink-footed Goose, Hen Harrier, Smew, 51 Whooper Swan, Waxwing
Hawthorpe
Hen Harrier
Marston
Hen Harrier
Paradise
Green-winged Teal
Rimac

3 Cattle Egret

30/01/2024
Cleethorpes
Water Pipit
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver (unfortunately found dead)
Frampton
Lesser Yellowlegs
Marston
Hen Harrier
Paradise

Green-winged Teal, Eurasian Teal
Rimac
Cattle Egret
Willow Tree Fen

Hen Harrier

29/01/2024
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver (re-released back on to the Reservoir)
Cradge Bank
Velvet Scoter
Culverthorpe
Great White Egret
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis, Long-eared Owl
Frampton
Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
2 Great Scaup
Gibraltar Point

5 Corn Bunting, Lapland Bunting, 25 Snow Bunting, 3 Long-tailed Duck, HH (m), 4 Shore Lark, 4 Water Pipit, Smew (rh), 51 Whooper Swan, Bearded Tit, 2 Waxwing
Huttoft
2 Short-eared Owl
Mablethorpe
Purple Sandpiper
Scunthorpe
Glossy Ibis

28/01/2024
Common Drove, Crowland
7 Corn Bunting
Cowbit Marsh
Grey Plover, 21 Turnstone, Velvet Scoter, 2 Bewick's Swan
Deeping High Bank
37 Bewick's Swan, Whooper Swan
Wilder Doddington
Great Grey Shrike
Paradise
Green-winged Teal
Scunthorpe 

Glossy Ibis (Kingsway NR)

Stanton Pit
3 Russian White-fronted Goose
Trent Port

7 Bullfinch, 3 Buzzard, Peregrine Falcon, Little Grebe, Red Kite, Stonechat, Grey Wagtail

27/01/2024
Cowbit
Grey Plover, Velvet Scoter


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Velvet Scoter at Cowbit Marsh - Image Will Bowell

Deeping Lakes
Gloosy Ibis, Long-eared Owl
Wilder Doddington
Reed Bunting, Kestrel, Great Grey Shrike
Donna Nook
100+ Twite
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Black-throated Diver, 3 Long-tailed Duck, Great Northern Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver, 2 Raven, 115 Shoveler, 2 Stonechat, 53 Whooper Swan, 3 Waxwing, Great Spotted Woodpecker
Grantham 
Waxwing
Marston
Hen Harrier
Paradise
Green-winged Teal

26/01/2024
Barton-upon-Humber
15 Waxwing (Baysgarth Park)
Covenham Reservoir

Great Northern Diver (distressed bird netted, relieved of obstructions and taken in to care)


The Great Northern Diver rescued at Covenham Reservoir

Wilder Doddington
Great Grey Shrike
Frampton Marsh
Great White Egret, Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier, Pintail, 3 Ringed Plover, Water Rail, Whooper Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs (129th day)
Freiston Shore

2 Greater Scaup
Mablethorpe
Purple Sandpiper
Willow Tree Fen
8 Common Crane

25/01/2024
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver (distressed), Raven, Shag
Donna Nook
200 Twite
North Somercotes
2 Mandarin
Mablethorpe
Purple Sandpiper
Rimac
5 Cattle Egret, 1000+ Pink-footed Goose (over), 2 Stonechat
Sandilands

3 Short-eared Owl

24/01/2024
Anderby Creek
Short-eared Owl
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, Shag
Deeping High Bank
35+ Bewick's Swan, 450+ Whooper Swan
Deeping Lakes
Long-eared Owl
Cut End
5 Cattle Egret, Hen Harrier, Red-breasted Merganser
Wilder Doddington

Great Grey Shrike
Frampton Marsh
Hen Harrier (m), Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Chiffchaff, Smew
Marston

Barnacle Goose, Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier, Merlin
Pyewipe
Great Northern Diver
Twenty
6 Common Crane

23/01/2024
Boultham Mere
Pochard, Woodcock
Cress Marsh
Caspian Gull
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Frampton
Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
2 Greater Scaup
Gibraltar Point
55 Red-throated Diver, 2 Long-tailed Duck, 250 Eider, 10 Red-breasted Merganser, Velvet Scoter, 5 Woodcock
Grantham

2 Waxwing
Job's Lane
Smew (male)
Mablethorpe
Purple Sandpiper
Marston

Hen Harrier (male)
Trent Port
3 Bullfinch, 950 Black-headed Gull, 110 Fieldfare, 240 Common Gull, Shelduck, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Stonechat, 36 Teal, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker

22/01/2024
Black Bank
50 Golden Plover, 17 Mute Swan, 8 Whooper Swan
Burringham
47 Fieldfare, 100 Common Gull, 2 Kestrel, 100 Lapwing
Cleethorpes
Purple Sandpiper


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Purple Sandpiper at Cleethorpes - Image © Jim Wright


Cut End
50+ Red-throated Diver
Doddington Park
2 Siskin, 8 Lesser Redpoll, 500+ Starling (at dusk)
Dorrington Fen
Corn Bunting,100 Fieldfare, 1000 Golden Plover
Freiston Shore

8 Cattle Egret, 6000 Brent Goose. Water Pipit, 2 Greater Scaup
Frampton Marsh
8 Snow Bunting, 3 Long-tailed Duck, 4 Red Kite,150 Linnet, Barn Owl, 32 Whooper Swan, Twite, Waxwing, 4 Woodcock, Lesser Yellowlegs (car-park)

21/01/2024
Crook Bank
19 Snow Bunting
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Gibraltar Point
Red-necked Grebe (off shore), 4 Shore Lark, Velvet Scoter (off shore)
Grantham
2 Waxwing (Princess Drive)
Mablethorpe
Purple Sandpiper
South Rauceby
Stonechat
Stanton's Pit

3 Russian White-fronted Goose
Wilder Doddington
Great Grey Shrike
Winter's Pool

2 Russian White-fronted Goose

20/01/2024
Bagmoor
Ring-necked Duck
Caenby Corner
40+ Waxwing
Cleethorpes
Purple Sandpiper
Cradge Bank
Grey Plover
Crook Bank
28 Snow Bunting
Deeping High Bank
Bewick's Swan (at last one)
Deeping Lakes
3 Cattle Egret, Glossy Ibis
Doddington Park

c2500 Starling (in to roost)
Donna Nook
100+ Twite
Frampton Marsh
2 Hen Harrier
Gibraltar Point
Puffin, Velvet Scoter
Haven Mouth
Spoonbill, Lesser Yellowlegs
Saltfleetby
Hen Harrier
Sandilands
2100 Common Gull, Marsh Harrier, 2 Short-eared Owl, 4 Whooper Swan
Wilder Doddington
2 Stonechat
Willow Tree Fen
Cattle Egret, 9 Common Crane, Peregrine Falcon, 72 Goosander, 2 Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier, 3 Kestrel, Barn Owl, Water Rail,, Snipe, 2 Sparrowhawk, 32 Whooper Swan
Winter's Pool

Russian White-fronted Goose

19/01/2024
Alkborough
Glossy Ibis
Cleethorpes
14 Snow Bunting
Deeping High Bank

30 Goosander, Great White Egret, Marsh Harrier, Red Kite, 4 Bewick's Swan, c800 Whooper Swan in two obvious large herds and several smaller little ones. (Grid Reference (TF22726 14144), (What Three Words - (seducing.powers.riverboat)

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Bewick's Swan New Road, Deeping High Bank - Image C Andy Sims

Deeping Lakes 
2 Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Glossy Ibis, Kingfisher, c4 Long-eared Owl, 

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Glossy Ibis at Deeping Lakes - Image © Chris Grimshaw


Frampton Marsh

Shore Lark
Gibraltar Point
8 Snow Bunting, 3 Long-tailed Duck, Hen Harrier (m), 4 Shore Lark, 8 Waxwing
Huttoft
Short-eared Owl
Rimac
3 Cattle Egret
Skegness 
Caspian Gull
Tallington Lakes
24 Goldeneye, Great Scaup
Tongue End
2 Common Crane, 3 Short-eared Owl

18/01/2024

Alkborough Flats
Glossy Ibis
Boultham Mere
2 Woodcock
Cleethorpes
Purple Sandpiper
Frampton Marsh
Peregrine Falcon, Hen Harrier, Kingfisher, 100 Linnet,. Water Rail, Stonechat,  142 Whooper Swan
Gibraltar Point
Long-tailed Duck, 3 Water Pipit, 14 Waxwing, 39 Whooper Swan
Huttoft Bank
2 Short-eared Owl
Mablethorpe
Purple Sandpiper
Sibsey

2 Waxwing
Willow Tree Fen
3 Common Crane

17/01/2024
Cleethorpes
Purple Sandpiper, 10 Curlew
Cut End
Purple Sandpiper
Deeping Lakes
Red-throated Diver, Long-tailed Duck, Cattle Egret, Fieldfare, Long-eared Owl
Donna Nook
120 Twite

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Fieldfare at Deeping Lakes - Image © Mike Weedon


Frampton Marsh
Greater Scaup, Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
Glaucous Gull, 2 Greater Scaup
Gibraltar Point
9 Snow Bunting, Red-throated Diver, Long-tailed Duck, Slavonian Grebe, 2 Hen Harrier, 4 Shore Lark, 8 Water Pipit, Bearded Tit,  2 Waxwing, 46 Whooper Swan
Millennium Green
3 Goosander, 2 Egyptian Goose, Redwing, 5 Siskin
RAF Woodhall Spa
3 Tundra Bean Goose
Rimac
Long-tailed Duck, Cattle Egret
Sutterton
Hen Harrier
Wilder Doddington
Goldfinch, Kestrel, Linnet, Redwing, Yellowhammer

16/01/2024
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver
Cowbit
Long-tailed Duck, Turnstone
Deeping High Bank
Short-eared Owl, 22 Bewick's Swan
Deeping Lakes
Red-throated Diver, 3 Cattle Egret, Glossy Ibis, 4 Long-eared Owl, 2 Bewick's Swan
Donna Nook
100 Twite
Elm House Farm

460 Pink-footed Goose
Fishtoft
3 Cattle Egret
Gibraltar Point
9 Water Pipit
Hartsholme Park

Goosander, 7 Grey Heron
Louth
10 Waxwing
RAF Woodhall Spa
3 Tundra Bean Goose
Sibsey
17 Whooper Swan
Tetney Lock
14 Waxwing
Willow Tree Fen

9 Common Crane

15/01/2024
Brant Broughton
Hen Harrier
Cowbit
Long-tailed Duck
Deeping Lakes
Red-throated Diver, Glossy Ibis, 2 Long-eared Owl
Frampton Marsh
Greater Scaup, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Hen Harrier, Short-eared Owl, Waxwing
Great Hale
5 Waxwing
Mablethorpe
Velvet Scoter
Tongue End
2 Common Crane, 2 Cattle Egret, 3 Short-eared Owl
RAF Woodhall Spa

3 Pink-footed Goose, 3 Tundra Bean Goose


14/01/2024
Cowbit
Turnstone
Crook Bank
8 Snow Bunting
Cut End
Goosander, Red-throated Diver, Red-breasted Merganser, Grey Plover, Common Scoter
Deeping High Bank
6 Bewick's Swan
Deeping Lakes

Red-throated Diver, Glossy Ibis, 2 Long-eared Owl


Image
Red-throated Diver that showed nicely at Deeping Lakes - Image © Will Bowell

Digby Fen
3 Goosander
Donna Nook
120 Twite
Frampton Marsh
9 Avocet, Bearded Tit, Brambling, Peregrine Falcon, 14 Goldeneye, Merlin, Greater Scaup, Stonechat
Gibraltar Point
2 Hen Harrier
RAF Woodhall Spa

3 Great White Egret, 3 Pink-footed Goose, 3 Tundra Bean Goose
Rimac
5 Water Pipit
Skegness
3 Long-tailed Duck
Willow Tree Fen
9 Common Crane, 2 Cattle Egret, 106 Goosander, 2 Hen Harrier, 28 Marsh Harrier, Merlin, Barn Owl, Little Owl, Tawny Owl, Sparrowhawk, 3 Bewick's Swan, 150 Whooper Swan

13/01/2024
Deeping Lakes
Red-throated Diver, Glossy Ibis, 2 Long-eared Owl
Donna Nook
2 Lapland Bunting, Hen Harrier, Merlin, 210 Twite
Frampton Marsh
Hen Harrier, Greater Scaup, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
18 Snow Bunting, 3 Long-tailed Duck, Little Gull, Hen Harrier (m&f), 4 Shore Lark, 5 Waxwing (approach road)
Rimac
34 Snow Bunting, 4 Water Pipit
Old Wood
Buzzard, Goldcrest, 2 Nuthatch
Wilder Doddington
2 Reed Bunting, Kestrel, Redwing, Great Grey Shrike (north of road)
Willow Tree Fen
5 Common Crane, Hen Harrier, Short-eared Owl, 3 Bewick's Swan

12/01/2024
Anderby Creek
2 Short-eared Owl
Cradge Bank
Little Gull, Short-eared Owl
Deeping High Bank
Spotted Redshank
Deeping Lakes

Glossy Ibis, Long-eated Owl
Frampton Marsh

Avocet, Brambling, Buzzard, Long-tailed Duck, Peregrine Falcon, 20 Marsh Harrier, Merlin, Barn Owl, Pintail, Stonechat, Whooper Swan, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
Water Pipit
Gibraltar Point

2 Snow Bunting, 8 Red-throated Diver,  Long-tailed Duck, 6 Eider, Goldeneye, Bean Goose, 800 Brent Goose, Guillemot, 4 Shore Lark, Barn Owl, 3 Water Pipit, 60 Redwing, Whooper Swan, 4 Woodcock, Harbour Porpoise
Pyewipe
Spotted Redshank

11/01/2024

Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis, Long-eared Owl
Deeping St Nicholas
2 Bewick's Swan, 359 Whooper Swan
Doddington Park
2 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Siskin
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point

7 Snow Bunting, 3 Long-tailed Duck, Peregrine Falcon, Hen Harrier, 4 Shore Lark, Red-breasted Merganser, Barn Owl, 2500 Grey Plover, Ringed Plover, c80 Common Scoter, Woodcock


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One of the four elusive Shore Lark on the beach north of Greenshank Creek at Gibraltar Point - Image © Andy Sims

Rimac
5 Cattle Egret
Saltfleet

24 Little Egret, Song Thrush
South Ormsby
70 Brambling, 12 Red Kite
Tallington Lakes
3 Greater Scaup
Tongue End
8 Common Crane
Willow Tree Fen

2 Buzzard, 5 Common Crane, 2 Cattle Egret, 22 Goosander, Hen Harrier, 8+ Marsh Harrier, 1000 Lapwing, 150 Golden Plover, Ruff

10/01/2024
North Cotes
Black Brant
Deeping Lakes
Gloosy Ibis, Long-eared Owl
Short Ferry
2 Red Knot, Waxwing
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs

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The very obliging Lesser Yellowlegs that dropped in to the car-park at Frampton Marsh shortly after we arrived - Image © Chris Grimshaw

Gibraltar Point
2 Corn Bunting, Snow Bunting, Black Throated Diver, Great Northern Diver, 2 Long-tailed Duck, 4 Shore Lark, Sooty Shearwater, Jack Snipe, 50 Whooper Swan
Whisby
Great White Egret
Wilder Doddington

Stonechat

09/01/2024
Cowbit
Turnstone
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis, Long-eared Owl
Frampton Marsh

Brambling, Long-tailed Duck, Dunlin, Peregrine Falcon, Fieldfare, Goldeneye, 2 Hen Harrier, 35 Marsh Harrier, 3000 Lapwing, Linnet, Merlin, 500 Golden Plover, Redwing Ruff, 2 Greater Scaup, Whooper Swan, 5000+ Wigeon, Lesser Yellowlegs (day 113)
Gibraltar Point
4 Shore Lark
Grantham
4 Waxwing
Halton Marshes
Hen Harrier, Russian White-fronted Goose
Job's Lane
Smew
Rimac
4 Cattle Egret
Willow Tree Fen

11 Common Crane, 2 Cattle Egret, 2 Hen Harrier

08/01/2024

Cherry Willingham
2 Waxwing
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis, Long-eared Owl
Elm House Farm
680 Brent Goose, 21 Pink-footed Goose, c400 Mixed Gull. Marsh Harrier. 2 Kestrel, 750 Lapwing, 200 Starling
Far Ings

Bittern, Sparrowhawk
Frampton Marsh 
Merlin, Greater Scaup, 5 Bewick's Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Grantham
300 Pink-footed Goose, 8 Waxwing
Rimac
4 Water Pipit
Tallington Lakes
Red-throated Diver, Greater Scaup
Willow Tree Fen
5 Common Crane, 2 Cattle Egret, 51 Goosander, Hen Harrier, 28 Marsh Harrier, 2 Sparrowhawk, 6 Bewick's Swan, 86 Whooper Swan

07/01/2024
Baston Fen
Water Pipit
Bourne (floods)
1 Bewick's Swan, 11 Whooper Swan
Cleethorpes
4 Snow Bunting
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, Shag
Cowbit
Long-tailed Duck
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis, Long-eared Owl
Donna Nook
160+ Twite
Frampton Marsh
Hen Harrier, Glossy Ibis, 4 Brambling, Lapland Bunting, Merlin, Water Pipit. Greater Scaup, 2 Stonechat, 4 Bewick's Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
2 Long-tailed Duck
Grantham
4 Waxwing
New Holland

2 Waxwing
Leadenham
Waxwing
Swanpool
Goldcrest, Stonechat, Song Thrush
Twenty

9 Common Crane
Willow Tree Fen
Cattle Egret, 2 Hen Harrier

06/01/2024
Alkborough Flats
Bearded Tit
River Ancholme

13 Goosander
Cowbit
Avocet, Long-tailed Duck, Peregrine Falcon, Greater Scaup, Sparrowhawk
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Dorrington Fen
3 Buzzard, 100 Fieldfare
Frampton Marsh
3 Greater Scaup. 3 Waxwing, Lesser Yellowlegs
Grantham
5 Waxwing
Job's Lane
Smew
Osgodby

Nuthatch, 2 Siskin, Great Spotted Woodpecker
Seacroft
4 Waxwing
Swanpool
103 Pink-footed Goose
Willow Tree Fen

Cattle Egret, Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier

05/01/2024
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis

Doddington Park, Lincoln

12 Lesser Redpoll
Tetney Lock (village)
4 Waxwing
Wilder Doddington
Great Grey Shrike
Willow Tree Fen
Common Crane 


04/01/2024

Anderby Creek
Snow Bunting, 3 Great Northern Diver
Cleethorpes
50 Snow Bunting
Wilder Doddington
Great Grey Shrike
Gibraltar Point
3 Long-tailed Duck, 3 Marsh Harrier, 4 Shore Lark
Grantham
17 Waxwing on Primrose Way and another 15 by the Asda car-park)
Lincoln (Carram Way)
2 Waxwing
Messingham,
Bittern, Buzzard, 9 Goldeneye, 120 Pink-footed Goose, Marsh Harrier, 120 Lapwing, 5 Shelduck, Cetti's Warbler
Seacroft

3 Waxwing
Willow Tree Fen
9 Common Crane

03/01/2024
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, Shag
Deeping Lake
Glossy Ibis
Wilder Doddington (please note that from now on the whole of the extensive Doddington Hall Estate will be called Wilder Doddington)
Great Grey Shrike
Frampton Marsh
2 Great Scaup, Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
Spooonbill
Gibraltar Point
4 Shore Lark
Lincoln (Carram Way}

2 Mistle Thrush, 11 Waxwing
Normanby-le-Wold
6 Waxwing
Rimac

6 Water Pipit

02/01/2024

Deeping Lakes
Long-eared Owl
Doddington Hall (area)
Great Grey Shrike
Doddington Park
10 Lesser Redpoll
Frampton Marsh
Hen Harrier, Greater Scaup
Gibraltar Point
4 Snow Bunting, Long-tailed Duck, 4 Shore Lark, Velvet Scoter
Grantham
1 Waxwing
Holbeach St Matthew
Hen Harrier
Job's Lane
Smew (male)
Lincoln (St George's Hospital area)

9 Waxwing
Willow Tree Fen
Common Crane

01/01/2024

Covenham Reservoir
Shag
Cut End
4 Cattle Egret
Job's Lane

Smew (male)
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Doddington Hall

Great Grey Shrike
Doddington Park
34 Goldfinch, 8 Lesser Redpoll
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs
Gedney Drove End
Lapland Bunting,. Fieldfare, Hen Harrier, Yellowhammer
Gibraltar Point
9 Corn Bunting, 4 Snow Bunting, Great Northern Diver, 3 Long-tailed Duck, 100 Eider, Peregrine Falcon, Red-necked Grebe, 3000 Pink-footed Goose, 3 Little Gull, Hen Harrier, 4 Shore Lark, 4 Red-breasted Merganser, Merlin, 2 Pintail, Water Pipit, Water Rail, 11 Waxwing, 4 Woodcock
New Holland
2 Waxwing
Rimac

Long-tailed Duck, 4 Cattle Egret, 3 Water Pipit


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Long-tailed Duck on the River Eua at Rimac - Image © Roy Harvey

Saltfleetby
28 Snow Bunting, Long-tailed Duck, 3 Water Pipit
Seaview Farm
Hen Harrier
Trent Port
Hen Harrier
Willow Tree Fen
2 Common Crane

Lincolnshire Bird Sightings

31/12/2023
Apex Pits
60 Siskin
Doddington Hall
101 Pink-footed Goose, Great Grey Shrike
Donna Nook
Short-eated Owl
Frampton Marsh
2 Greater Scaup, 5 Bewick's Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Great Northern Diver, 3 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Velvet Scoter
Grantham
9 Waxwing
Job's Lane
Buzzard, Smew (male)
Rimac
5 Cattle Egret, 3 Water Pipit

30/12/2013
Barton-upon-Humber
12 Waxwing (Madison Road)
Deeping High Bank
2 Buzzard, 2 Goosander, Kestrel
Doddington Hall (area)
Great Grey Shrike (west of the pyramid)

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The Great Grey Shrike west of Doddington Hall - Image © Grahame Hopwood

Fiskerton Fen
Waxwing
Frampton Marsh
Greater Scaup, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gainsborough (Jet Garage)
14 Waxwing
Grantham
12 Waxwing (The Grange)
Sibsey
4 Waxwing (Amos Way)
Willow Tree Fen

2 Buzzard, 2 Common Crane (dusk), 22 Cormorant, 2 Cattle Egret, 5 Little Egret, 57+ Goosander, Hen Harrier, 14+ Marsh Harrier, Kestrel, 52+ Lapwing, 100+ Starling

29/12/2023
Baston & Langtoft Pits
Mealy Redpoll
Boston
12 Waxwing (B&Q)
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, Smew
Donnington on Bain
Brambling, 15 Fieldfare, 2 Raven
Frampton Marsh
Spoonbill, 2 Waxwing, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gainsborough (Jet Garage)
20 Waxwing
Gibraltar Point
Great Northern Diver, Long-tailed Duck
Helpringham
3 Waxwing
Rimac
3 Hen Harrier (1 male)

28/12/2023

Deeping Lakes
2 Long-eared Owl
Deeping St Nicholas

11 Bewick's Swan
Doddington Hall
Buzzard, 4 Fieldfare, 15 Moorhen, 19 Mallard, Lesser Redpoll
Doddington Park
20 Goldfinch, 8 Lesser Redpoll
Frampton Marsh
5 Avocet, Brambling, Corn Bunting, 2 Greater Scaup, 20000 Starling (murmuration), 322 Whooper Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Helpringham
22 Waxwing
Job's Lane
Smew
Scredington
22 Waxwing

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One of the Waxwings in Scredington today - Image © trinmanstew 


Sutton on Sea
3 Waxwing
Swanpool
8 Little Egret, 2 Goosander, Kingfisher, 3 Song Thrush
Whisby
25000+ Starling (murmaration)
Willow Tree Fen
Hen Harrier

27/12/2023
Covenham
Great Northern Diver
Frampton Marsh

Greater Scaup, Lesser Yellowlegs
Normanby
3 Waxwing

26/12/2023
Alkborough Flats
Cattle Egret
Bourne
7 Waxwing
Covenham
Smew (male)
Deeping Lakes
Russian White-fronted Goose, 3 Long-eared Owl
Doddington Park
5 Lesser Redpoll
Gainsborough

2 Waxwing
Gibraltar Point
Great Northern Diver, 3 Long-tailed Duck, Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe
Tongue End

Short-eared Owl

Christmas Day

Deeping Lakes
3 Long-eared Owl
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs
Gainsborough

12 Waxwing
Gibraltar Point
Great White Egret, 2 Marsh Harrier
Trent Port
21 Pintail, 5 Snipe, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker
Willow Tree Fen

11 Common Crane

24/12/2023
Barrowby
Waxwing
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs
Gainsborough
20 Waxwing
Gibraltar Point
2 Waxwing

23/12/2023
Alkborough Flats
Cattle Egret
Deeping High Bank
Hen Harrier
Doddington Park

5 Lesser Redpoll
Frampton Marsh
Hen Harrier, Greater Scaup, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Great Norther Diver, Greater Scaup, 2 Velvet Scoter
Mablethorpe
Waxwing
Rimac
5 Cattle Egret, 4 Water Pipit
Whiton
600 Pink-footed Goose. Tundra Bean Goose
Willow Tree Fen
Common Crane, 2 Cattle Egret

22/12/2023
Crook Bank
32 Snow Bunting
Frampton Marsh

2 Brambling, 2 Peregrine Falcon, Greenshank, 2 Marsh Harrier, 4 Greater Scaup, Siskin, 2 Sparrowhawk, Turnstone, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Yellowlegs

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Lesser Yellowlegs at Frampton Marsh - Image Josh Hedley

Gibraltar Point
3 Shore Lark
Rimac

10 Curlew, 5 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret, 2 Marsh Harrier, 3 Water Pipit, Sparrowhawk, 300 Teal
North Somercotes
Buzzard, Mandarin Duck
Sutton on Sea
2 Little Gull, c 50 Sanderling, c 50 Common Scoter, Turnstone
Washingborough
3 Waxwing

21/12/2023
Frampton Marsh
Greater Scaup, Spoonbill, Lesser Yellowlegs
Louth
Waxwing
Willow Tree Fen
7 Common Crane, 2 Cattle Egret, 120+ Goosander, Hen Harrier, 21 Marsh Harrier, Merlin, 30 + Snipe, 30+ Whooper Swan, 300+ Wigeon

20/12/2023
Alkborough Flats
Cattle Egret
Covenham Reservoir
Smew
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Frampton
Water Pipit, 4 Greater Scaup, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
2 Snow Bunting
Langtoft
Waxwing
Lincoln
Waxwing (Tesco CR)
Rimac
Cattle Egret
Scopwick
Hen Harrier
Sibsey 
4 Waxwing
Willow Tree Fen

Hen Harrier

19/12/2023
Alkborough Flats
Cattle Egret
Barton-upon-Humber
5 Waxwing
Burgh-le-Marsh
7 Waxwing
Cleethorpes
3 Waxwing
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, Smew
Wild Doddington
Great Grey Shrike, Lesser Redpoll, 20+ Snipe

Doddington Park
Lesser Redpoll
Frampton Marsh

Lesser Yellowlegs
Langtoft
Lesser Redpoll, 4 Mealy Redpoll
Rimac
5 Cattle Egret, 4 Water Pipit

18/12/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern, Raven, Shag. Smew
Fishtoft 
Cattle Egret
Frampton Marsh
Avocet, Brambling, Greenshank, Merlin, 3 Greater Scaup, 20000 Starling (murmuration), Whooper Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Snow Bunting, 4 Shore Lark, 37 Waxwing
Immingham
Waxwing
Market Rasen
4 Waxwing
Rimac
4 Cattle Egret, 4 Water Pipit
Saltfleetby
Hen Harrier
Trent Port
Hen Harrier
Whisby

Starling (murmuration)
RAF Woodhall
Barnacle Goose, 18 Marsh Harrier

17/12/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Smew
Deeping Lakes
3 Long-eared Owl
Gainsborough
29 Waxwing
Hartsholme Park
3 Goosander, Red Kite


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One of three Goosander that were on Pike Drain in Hartsholme Park - Image © Chris Grimshaw

Haverholme Park
5 Little Egret
Langtoft
Lesser Redpoll, 10+ Mealy Redpoll
Louth
9 Waxwing
Middle Rasen
Waxwing
Ruskington Fen
100 Black-headed Gull, 200 Lapwing
Stainton le Vale
Fieldfare 450, 8 Red Kite, 50 Redwing
Swanholme Lakes
6 Goosander
Willow Tree Fen

9 Common Crane, 144 Goosander, Hen Harrier, 20 Marsh Harrier, 30+ Whooper Swan

16/12/2023
Alkborough Flats
3 Waxwing
Barton on Humber
3 Waxwing
Cleethorpes
Waxwing
Crook Bank
26 Snow Bunting
Cut End
3 Cattle Egret
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs
Gainsborough
9 Waxwing
Gibraltar Point
4 Shore Lark, 29 Waxwing
Halton Marsh
Russian White-fronted Goose, Hen Harrier, Short-eared Owl, Greater Scaup
Louth
6 Waxwing


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Waxwing in Louth - Image  Mark Johnson


Toft Newton
1 Great Northern Diver
Stallingborough
16 Waxwing
North Thoresby
12 Waxwing
Old Wood
Nuthatch
Willow Tree Fen
16 Common Crane, 86+ Goosander, Hen Harrier

15/12/2023
Cleethorpes
19 Waxwing
Crook Bank
25 Snow Bunting, Water Pipit
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis, Long-eared Owl
Donnington on Bain
1 Waxwing
Five Mile Lane
200 Fieldfare, 2 Goosander, Redwing, Sparrowhawk, 500 Starling, 4 Whooper Swan
Frampton Marsh
Stonechat, Lesser Yellowlegs
Friskney
3 Waxwing
Gainsborough

20 Waxwing
Gibraltar Point
10 Waxwing
Washingborough

15 Waxwing

14/12/2023
Doddington Hall
Buzzard, Fieldfare, Redwing, Sparrowhawk
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs
Gainsborough (Trent Bridge, Jet Garage)

5 Waxwing
Horncastle
6 Waxwing
Read's Island
2 Spotted Redshank
Willow Tree Fen

6 Buzzard, 11 Common Crane, 2 Cattle Egret, 137 Goosander, Hen Harrier, 28 Marsh Harrier, 2000 Lapwing, 4 Short-eared Owl, Water Rail, Raven, 27+ Snipe, Stonechat

13/12/2023
Market Deeping
5 Waxwing
Gainsborough
19 Waxwing
West Keal
4 Waxwing

12/12/2023
Baston & Langtoft Pits
c20 Russian White-froonted Goose
Covenham Reservoir
Yellow-legged Gull, Rock Pipit, Shag, Smew
Frampton Marsh
2 Greater Scaup, Lesser Telloelegs
Marsh Yard
12 Snow Bunting
Moggs Eye
9 Waxwing

11/12/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, Smew
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Doddington/Skellingthorpe Cycle Track
Great Grey Shrike (heard only)
Frampton Marsh
Little Stint, Lesser Yellowlegs
Huttoft Bank
3 Short-eared Owl
Tallington Lakes
Greater Scaup
Trent Port
Hen Harrier
Willow Tree Fen
2 Common Crane
Wolla Bank
Snow Bunting

10/12/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Smew
Doddington/Skellingthorpe Cycle Track
Great Grey Shrike
Donna Nook

Hen Harrier (m&f)
Frampton Marsh
Brambling,Greater Scaup (male), Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
3 Water Pipit, 6 Waxwing
Huttoft
3 Short-eared Owl


09/12/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Greater Scaup, Shag, Smew
Donna Nook
Hen Harrier
Nocton Fen
1000 Fieldfare, 5000 Starling
Ropsley
4 Waxwing
Trent Port
Hen Harrier
Willow Tree Fen
2 Cattle Egret, 9 Common Crane. Hen Harrier, 2 Turnstone

08/12/2023
Boultham Mere
Great White Egret, 27 Lesser Redpoll, 4 Whooper Swan, Cetti's Warbler
Covenham Reservoir

Great-Northern Diver, Redshank, Shag, Smew


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Great Northern Diver showing well for a few minutes at Covenham Reservoir - Image © Chris Grimshaw

Barton upon Humber
7 Waxwing
Cut End
6 Cattle Egret 
Deeping High Bank
12 Bewick's Swan, 150 Whooper Swan
Donna Nook
Lapland Bunting, Hen Harrier
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs (in car-park)
Gibraltar Point
5 Shore Lark, Waxwing
Horseshoe Point
Buzzard, Curlew, Dunlin, 3000 Brent Goose, Marsh Harrier, Kestrel, Oystercatcher, Red Knot
Lincoln Cathedral
2 Peregrine Falcon
Moggs Eye

Short-eared Owl
Pyewipe
Spotted Redshank
Trent Port
Chiffchaff, 140 Fieldfare, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker

07/12/2023
Frampton Marsh
Marsh Harrier, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Short-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck
Huttoft Bank

5 Short-eared Owl
Wolla Bank
5 Wawwing

06/12/2023
Alkborough Flats
Waxwing
Baston & Langtoft Pits
Common Crane
Burgh-le-Marsh
12 Waxwing
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, Smew
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Elm House Farm
Cattle Egret
Donna Nook

253 Dunlin, 17 Black-tailed Godwit, Hen Harrier, 265 Red Knot, 62 Lapwing, 117 Mallard, Merlin, 4 Pintail, 122 Redshank, 243 Shelduck, 42 Skylark, 875 Teal, 670 Wigeon
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Water Pipit, 19 Waxwing
Louth 
Waxwing
Tallington Lakes
Greater Scaup
Toft Newton

2 Great Norther Diver


05/12/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, Greater Scaup, Smew
Deeping High Bank
9 Bewick's Swan
Deeping Lakes
Long-eared Owl
Gibraltar Point

Long-tailed Duck
Louth
5 Waxwing
Willow Tree Fen

9 Common Crane

04/12/2023
Boston 
8 Waxwing (Tesco's car-park)
Deeping Lakes
Gloosy Ibis
Frampton Marsh
Brambling, Great White Egret, Peregrine Falcon, Merlin, Spoonbill, Stonechat, Whooper Swan,  Bearded Tit, Lesser Yellowlegs
Mablethorpe
Velvet Scoter
Saltfleetby
Cattle Egret, Hen Harrier
Willow Tree Fen
5 Common Crane

03/02/2023
Barrow Haven
Red-throated Diver
Boston (Tesco's car-park)
5 Waxwing
Deeping Lakes
Long-eares Owl
Donna Nook
Lapland Bunting
Halton Marsh
4 Cattle Egret
Market Rasen
Brambling
Trent Port

2 Bullfinch, 85 Fieldfare, 4 Goldcrest, Pink-footed Goose, Water Rail, 4 Snipe, Jack Snipe, Sparrowhawk, Treecreeper 

02/12/2023
Barrow Haven
Red-throated Diver
Boston
3 Waxwing
Cleethorpes
11 Snow Bunting
Cleethorpes CP
Slavonian Grebe
Cress Marsh

25 Gadwall, 32 Shoveler, 54 Teal, 60 Wigeon
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, 2 Raven, Purple Sandpiper, Greater Scaup, Shag, Smew
Deeping Lakes
Long-eared Owl, Stonechat
Donna Nook

Lapland Bunitng, Hen Harrier, 6 Rock Pipit, Raven
Gibraltar Point
4 Great Northern Diver
Rimac
4 Cattle Egret
Tallington Lakes

Greater Scaup

01/12/2023

Boston
9 Waxwing (Tesco's)
Covenham Reservoir
Great Norther Diver, Raven, Purple Sandpiper, Smew
Deeping Lakes
2 Long-eared Owl
Frampton Marsh
Lesser Yellowlegs




30/11/2023
Covenham Resevoir
3 Buzzard, Great Northern Diver, Goldeneye, Pochard, Raven, Purple Sandpiper, Greater Scaup, Shag, Smew (male)



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Greater Scaup at Covenham Reservoir - Image © Chris Grimshaw

Frampton Marsh
Shore Lark, Spoonbill, 5 Bewick's Swan, Whooper Swan
Grimsby
50 Waxwing
Huttoft
Short-eared Owl
Kirkstead
Waxwing
Tallington Lakes
Greater Scaup
Searby
Waxwing
North Somercotes
4 Waxwing
Tongue End
Short-eared Owl
Trent Port
Hen Harrier
Willow Tree Fen 
9 Common Crane, 141, Goosander, Hen Harrier

29/11/2023
Baston & Langtoft Pits
Russian White-fronted Goose
Cleethorpes
20 Snow Bunting
Covenham Reservoir
Purple Sandpiper, Smew
Deeping Lakes
3 Long-eared Owl
Fossdyke
2 Cattle Egret
Frampton Marsh
Brambling, 2 Great White Egret, 2 Peregrine Falcon, Hen Harrier, Kingfisher, Merlin, Spoonbill, Bearded Tit, Cetti's Warbler
Gibraltar Pont
Water Pipit
Huttoft
2 Little Auk, 6 Short-eared Owl, 4 Velvet Scoter
Marsh Yard
3 Snow Bunting
Martin Fen
Waxwing
Searby
Waxwing
Tetford
8 Waxwing

Tetney Lock (village)
26 Waxwing
Tetney Marsh
Chiffchaff, Peregrine Falcon, 2 Hen Harrier, 2 Kingfisher, Merlin, Short-rared Owl, 300 Common Scoter, Grey Wagtail, Cetti's Warbler

28/11/2023
Anderby Creek
Common Scoter, Velvet Scoter, 2 Waxwing
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, Goldeneye, Goosander, Purple Sandpiper, Greater Scaup, Smew (m)
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Elm House Farm
3 Waxwing
Frampton Marsh

12 Curlew,Dunlin, Great White Egret, 2 Peregrine Falcon, Black-tailed Godwit, Lapwing, 100 Linnet, c30 Pintail, 2 Snipe, 6 Whooper Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs

Short Ferry
2 Cattle Egret


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Two Cattle that were at the floods at Short Ferry - Image © Russell Hayes

Toft Newton
2 Great Northern Diver

27/11/2023
Frampton Marsh
6 Bewick's Swan, 60+ Whooper Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Long-tailed Duck
Mablethorpe
Velvet Scoter
Market Rasen
3 Waxwing
Willow Tree Fen
7 Common Crane

26/11/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Great Northern Diver, Greater Scaup, Smew (male)
Deeping Lakes
Long-eared Owl
Gib Point 
Little Auk
Saltfleetby
16 Barnacle Goose, 410 Brent Goose, 220 Pink-footed Goose, Pintail. 160 Shelduck, 20 Whooper Swan
Short Ferry
140 Dunlin, 2 Cattle Egret, 2 Great White Egret, 2000 Golden Plover, Grey Plover, 40 Redshank, Little Stint, 400 Whooper Swan, Turnstone

25/11/2023

Covenham Reservoir
Slavonian Grebe, Greater Scaup, Smew (male) 
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Doddington Park
Lesser Redpoll
Burringham
Osprey
Fiskerton Fen
15 Little Egret
Frampton Marsh
5 Bewick's Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
3 Bewick's Swan
Horseshoe Point
2 Snow Bunting
Nocton Fen
Marsh Harrier
Rimac
Waxwing
Short Ferry
Black-headed Gull, Lapwing, Redshank, c70 Whooper Swan

24/11/2023
South Cockerington
6 Waxwing
Doddington Park
2 Lesser Redpoll
Frampton Marsh

Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Snow Bunting
Horseshoe Point
Snow Bunting, 30+ Twite
Mablethorpe

Velvet Scoter
Seaview
Gannet, 40 Common Scoter
Yaddlethorpe Ponds
Osprey

23/11/2023
Churchill Lane
Tree Pipit
Deeping Lakes

Glossy Ibis
Donna Nook
200 Lapwing, 2600 Oystercatcher, 500 Golden Plover, 180 Shelduck, 7 Whooper Swan
Fiskerton Fen (floods)

Cattle Egret, 5 Great White Egret, 27 Little Egret, 2 Egyptian Goose, 5000 Black-head Gull, 2 Grey Heron, 4000 Starling
Frampton Marsh
Hen Harrier, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Brambling, Red-throated Diver, Eider, Hen Harrier, Red-breasted Merganser, Common Scoter, Siskin
Short Ferry (floods)

5000 Black-headed Gull, 1000 Lapwing, 100 Mute Swan, 35 Whooper Swan, 5000 Starling
Willow Tree Fen
7 Common Crane, Hen Harrier

22/11/2023
Boultham Mere
105 Pink-footed Goose
Fiskerton Fen
Cattle Egret
Frampton Marsh

Cattle Egret, Spoonbill, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Long-tailed Duck, Slavonian Grebe, 2 Snow Bunting
Mablethorpe
Greater Scaup, Common Scoter
Saltfleeby

Meaty Redpoll
Tongue End
Short-eared Owl

21/11/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Snow Bunting, Slavonian Grebe, Mediterranean Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Tawny Owl, Greater Scaup, Shag
Donna Nook
2 Red-throated Diver, Peregrine Falcon, Gannet, 800 Brent Goose, Marsh Harrier, 6 Kittiwake, Merlin, 31 Common Scoter, 2 Woodcock
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Hen Harrier, 270 Whooper Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
18 Red-throated Diver, 2 Long-tailed Duck, 31 Little Gull, 450 Common Scoter
Humberston
2 Waxwing
Rimac
5 Cattle Egret
Saltfleetby
20+ Snow Bunting
Short Ferry
40 Dunlin, 4 Cattle Egret, 14 Little Egret, 2 Great White Egret,14 Goosander, 2 Marsh Harrier, 3000 Lapwing, 800 Golden Plover, 60 Redshank, 280 Whooper Swan, 4000 Teal, 700 Wigeon
Sutton on Sea
2 Red-throated Diver, Tundra Bean Goose, 17 Kittiwake, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, Razorbill
Swallow
6 Waxwing
Yaddlethorpe Ponds

Osprey

20/11/2023
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Water Pipit
Grantham
Siberian Chiffchaff
Messingham
Great White Egret, 350+ Greylag Goose, Teal, Tufted Duck, 3 Shelduck, Shoveler
Toft Newton
34 Coot, 2 Great Norther Diver, Fieldfare, 12 Little Grebe, 10 Great Crested Grebe

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The Great Northern Divers at Toft Newton Reservoir early afternoon today - Image © Andy Sims


Willow Tree Fen
3 Common Crane, Hen Harrier, Short-eared Owl
Yaddlethorpe Ponds
Osprey


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The Osprey viewed from the road past Yaddlethorpe Ponds today - Image © Chris Grimshaw

 

19/11/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Slavonian Grebe
Crook Bank
21 Snow Bunting
Frampton Marsh
Hen Harrier, Lesser Yellowlegs
Halton Marsh
4 Cattle Egret
Holbeach Marsh
20 Twite
Willow Tree Fen
2 Hen Harrier, 11 Common Crane
Winter's Pond
Long-tailed Duck
Yaddlethorpe Ponds
Osprey

18/11/2023
Barton upon Humber
Red-throated Diver
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Lesser Yellowlegs
Halton Marsh
Snow Bunting, Red-throated Diver, Long-tailed Duck, 4 Cattle Egret
Rimac
4 Cattle Egret
Short Ferry (floods)
50 Whooper Swan
Nocton Fen
24 Dunlin, 2 Marsh Harrier, 500 Lapwing, Kestrel, 15 Mute Swan
Toft Newton
2 Great Northern Diver, Greater Scaup

17/11/2023
Boultham Mere
Grey Heron, 6 Grey Partridge, Song Thrush (singing)
Covenham Reservoir
Slavonian Grebe
Cut End
19 Cattle Egret
Donna Nook
2 Hen Harrier
Short Ferry
3 Whooper Swan, Grey Wagtail
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Little Stint, Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
Black Brant
Gibraltar Point
Mealy Redpoll, Crossbill
Huttoft
Brent Geese, Marsh Harrier, Whooper Swan
Langtoft
Ferruginous Duck
Marston
33 Fieldfare, Marsh Harrier, Green Sandpiper, 2 Cetti's Warbler
Neville Wood
20 Brambling
Toft Newton
2 Great Northern Diver, Greater Scaup
Willow Tree Fen

11 Common Crane, 2 Hen Harrier

16/11/2023
Anderby Creek
Black-throated Diver
Covenham Reservoir
Slavonian Grebe, Shag
Cut End
20+ Cattle Egret, 100+ Common Scoter, Brambling (car-park)
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Hen Harrier, Bewick Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
Water Pipit
Gibraltar Point

Lapland Bunting
Short Ferry (floods)
4 Goldeneye, 7 Goosander, 600 Lapwing, 40 Pintail, 200 Shoveler, 300 Whooper Swan
Sutton on Sea
Long-tailed Duck, Red-breasted Merganser, Common Scoter
Willow Tree Fen
Hen Harrier
Winters Pond
Snow Bunting

15/11/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Shag, Slavonian Grebe
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Hen Harrier, Water Pipit, Lesser Yellowlegs
Scunthorpe
Osprey

14/11/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Black Throated Diver, Goosander, Slavonian Grebe, Yellow-legged Gull, Greater Scaup, Shag, Raven

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Slavonian Grebe at Covenham Reservoir - Image © Chris Grimshaw

Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Marsh Harrier, Merlin, Little Stint, Stonechat, 21 Whooper Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
15 Cattle Egret
Gibraltar Point
Black Throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver,12 Little Gull
Messingham
85 Gadwall, 40 Pink-footed Goose, 12 Lesser Redpoll, 3 Cetti's Warbler

13/11/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Slavonian Grebe, Shag
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Hen Harrier, Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
Firecrest
Gibraltar Point
Hen Harrier
Toft Newton
2 Great Northern Diver

12/11/2023
Boultham Mere
7 Whooper Swan
Covenham Reservoir
Slavonian Grebe, Shag
Frampton Marsh
Blackcap, Long-tailed Duck, 2 Peregrine Falcon, Hen Harrier, Merlin, Short-eared Owl, 4000 Starling, Stonechat, Whooper Swan
Gibraltar Point
Little Bunting, Snow Bunting, Firecrest
Marston
Barnacle Goose
Swanpool
Tawny Owl
Trent Port
Chiffchaff, 6 Goldcrest, 26 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Redshank, 4 Snipe, Great Spotted Woodpecker
Yaddlethorpe Ponds
Osprey

11/11/2023
Boultham Mere
Greater Scaup
East Butterwick
20 Lapwing, 6 Linnet, Marsh Harrier, 6 Grey Partridge, c600 Golden Plover
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Great White Egret, Hen Harrier
Halton Marsh
2 Short-eared Owl, 3 Water Pipit
RAF Woodhall
5 Whooper Swan
Short Ferry (floods)

Blackcap (m), 500 Black-headed Gull, 300 Lapwing, 3 Shelduck, 100 Mute Swan, 9 Whooper Swan
Toft Newton
2 Great Northern Diver
Tongue End
5 Common Crane
Winter's Pond
Long-tailed Duck

10/11/2023
Baston Fen
Short-rared Owl
Crook Bank
9 Snow Bunting
Donna Nook
3 Buzzard, Red-throated Diver, Peregrine Falcon, Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier, 3 Merlin, 2 Sparrowhawk
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, 4 Cattle Egret
Freiston Shore
Water Pipit
Marston
Fieldfare, 2 Stonechat
Trent Port
100+ Fieldfare, Short-eared Owl, Stonechat
Winters Pond
Long-tailed Duck
Yaddlethorpe Ponds, Scunthorpe
Osprey

09/10/2023
Anderby Creek
Curlew, Dunlin, Pink-footed Goose, Kestrel, Pintail, Redshank, Shoveler, Whooper Swan, Teal, Cetti's Warbler, Wigeon
Barton on Humber
5 Waxwing
Covenham Reservoir
Slavonian Grebe
Donna Nook
Hen Harrier, 10 Waxwing
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck
Freiston Shore
Hen Harrier, American Wigeon
Gibraltar Point
Hen Harrier, Twite
Harrington 
3 Red Kite
Huttoft
4 Dunlin, Gannet, Pink-footed Goose, Oystercatcher, Common Scoter
Huttoft Pit
Little Egret, 69 Teal


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Strange sight at Huttoft Pits today, one of 69 present - Image © Andy Sims


Saltfleetby NNR

8 Snow Bunting
Stockwith Mill
4 Green Sandpiper
Sudbrooke
Buzzard
Toft Newton
Great Northern Diver

08/11/2023
Ashbyville Lake
Shag
Covenham Reservoir
Slavonian Grebe
Donna Nook
8 Waxwing
Frampton Marsh
Peregrine Falcon, Long-tailed Gull, Spoonbill, 6 Whooper Swan
North Hykeham

1 Waxwing
Mablethorpe
Little Gull, 4 Waxwing
Scunthorpe

2 Waxwing

07/11/2023
Cleethorpes
Purple Sandpiper


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Purple Sandpiper at Cleethorpes - Image © Martin Meechan

Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Peregrine Falcon, Goldeneye, 6 Greenshank, Marsh Harrier, Merlin, Spoonbill, Stonechat, Whooper Swan
Halton Marsh
6 Cattle Egret
Market Rasen
c 30 Whooper Swan

06/11/2023
Alkborough Flats
2 Cattle Egret
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Donna Nook
Peregrine Falcon, 3 Gannet, 700+ Brent Goose, 1400+ Pink-footed Goose, Greenshank, Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, Merlin, 700 Oystercatcher, 1000+ Golden Plover, Woodcock
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Spotted Redshank
Freiston Shore
6 Cattle  Egret
Gibraltar Point
Lapland Bunting, 2  Snow Bunting, 4 Bean Goose, Red-necked Grebe, Hen Harrier, Shorelark, 4 Twite, Woodlark
Mablethorpe
Waxwing
Scopwick
Ring Ouzel (sound recorded)
Whisby

Great White Egret, Jay
Willow Tree Fen
Hen Harrier

05/11/2023
Covenham Reservoir
Slavonian Grebe
Cress Marsh
Buzzard, Little Egret, 8 Little Grebe, 3 Meadow Pipit, Stonechat, 44 Teal
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Frampton Marsh
Great White Egret, Hen Harrier, 16 Marsh Harrier, Red Kite, Barn Owl, 6 Pintail, Rock Pipit, Spotted Redshank, Spoonbill, 6000 Starling, 60 Whooper Swan, American Wigeon, Lesser Yellowlegs 
Gibraltar Point
Snow Bunting, 16 Little Gull, 6 Grey Phalarope (South), Pomarine Skua
Messingham
Jay, Osprey, Greater Scaup, Cetti's Warbler
Tetney Lock

Brambling, Buzzard, 10 Curlew, Little Grebe, Marsh Harrier, Kestrel, 200 Lapwing, Short-eared Owl, 2000 Golden Plover, Raven
Trent Port
Kingfisher, 2 Raven, 2 Stonechat, 11 Whooper Swan
Willow Tree Fen

Hen Harrier, 3 Short-eared Owl

04/11/2023
Alkborough Flats
Smew (rh)
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck
Gibraltar Point

Green-winged Teal
Grantham
Hen Harrier
Huttoft Bank
Velvet Scoter
Toft Newton Reservoir

Great Northern Diver

03/11/2023
Ashbyville Lake
Buzzard, Goldcrest, Goosander, Jay
Cut End
Great Northern Diver
Frampton Marsh
Great White Egret, Hen Harrier, 50 Ruff, Siskin, 14 Whooper Swan
Gibraltar Point

2 Lapland Bunting, Black-throated Diver, 2 Firecrest, 91 Little Gull, Short-eared Owl, Siberian/Amur Stonechat, 7 Arctic Tern, 2 Woodlark
Willow Tree Fen
7 Common Crane, Hen Harrier
Saltfleetby

Buzzard, Peregrine Falcon, 180 Pink-footed Goose, Hen Harrier, 8 Marsh Harrier, Sparrowhawk, 129 Whooper Swan, Woodcock
Toft Newton
Great Northern Diver
Whisby
2 Common Crane (sw)
Witham St Hughes

2 Common Crane

02/11/2023
Bardney Dairies
Hoopoe
Baston & Langtoft Pit
Grear Northern Diver
Frampton Marsh
Pergrine Falcon, 650 Fieldfare, 7 Goldeneye, 16 Marsh Harrier, 2000 Golden Plover, Spoonbill, 4000 Starling, Stonechat, Bearded Tit, 9 Whooper Swan
Freiston Shore
Long-tailed Duck
Gibraltar Point
Little Auk, Velvet Scoter, Waxwing
Spalding 

Gannet
Toft Newton
Great Northern Diver
Trent Port
65 Gadwall, 7 Goldcrest, 90 Pink-footed Goose,1300 Black-headed Gull, 44 Shoveler, Snipe


01/11/2023
Anderby Creek

Common/Pallid Swift, 8 Waxwing (S)
Ashbyville Lake
3 Shag
Bardney Dairies

Hoopoe

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The splendid photograph of the Hoopoe taken at Bardney Dairies yesterday - Image © Russell Hayes

Caythorpe 
Shag
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck
Freiston Shore

Cattle Egret
Huttoft Bank

Little Auk
Swanpool
Tawny Owl
Trent Port
Chiffchaff, 1450 Fieldfare, 21 Gadwall, 32 Pink-footed Goose, 560 Black-headed Gull, 320 Common Gull, 145 Lesser Black Backed Gull, Kingfisher, 12 Shoveler, Siskin, 1200 Starling, 32 Teal, 35 Wigeon
Wainfleet All Saints
Hen Harrier



31/10/2023
Bardney Dairies
Hoopoe

Baston Fen
Osprey
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck
Freiston Shore
8 Cattle Egret
Alexander Dock, Grimsby
Shag

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A Shag at Alexander Docks, Grimsby - Image © James Elliot

Gibraltar Point
Great Northern Diver, 2 Pomarine Skua, Swallow4 Waxwing, Woodcock
RAF Woodhall
Cattle Egret, Great White Egret
Sutton on Sea
Red-throated Diver, 2 Gannet, Goldeneye, 615 Common Scoter, 2 Velvet Scoter, 2 Shag
Toft Newton Reservoir
Great Northern Diver


30/10/2023
Bardney Dairies
Hoopoe
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Elm House Farm

3 Short-eared Owl
Doddington Park
Great Spotted Woodpecker, Tawny Owl
Gibraltar Point
Rough-legged Buzzard, Firecrest, Caspian Gull, Water Pipit, Woodlark, 3 Waxwing
Huttoft

Firecrest, Osprey
Mablethorpe

Great Northern Diver, Cattle Egret
Thoresby Bridge
Great White Egret
Toft Newton

Great Nothern Diver
Willow Tree Fen
5 Common Crane

29/10/2023
Alkborough
Cattle Egret, 2 Russian White-fronted Goose, Raven, Shag, 8 Ruddy Shelduck
Barton Pits 
4 Waxwing
Carlton Scroop
Shag
Cleethorpes
8 Curlew, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Guillemot, 30 Redwing, Arctic Skua, Whimbrel
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Doddington Park
Tawny Owl
Elmhouse Farm
20 Reed Bunting, 2 Cattle Egret, 3 Kestrel, Marsh Harrier, 25 Meadow Pipit, 4 Short-eared Owl, 350 Starling
Far Ings
2 Pallid Swift
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, 2 Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Peregrine Falcon, Stonechat, 2 Whooper Swan
Gibraltar Point

Rough-legged Buzzard, Common Crossbill, Mealy Redpoll, Pallid Swift, Waxwing 

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A Pallid Swift at Gibraltar Point - Image © Paul Neale

Huttoft Bank
2 Pallid Swift
Ingham
c 4000 Fieldfare
Saltfleetby

Cattle Egret, 58 Fieldfare, Gannet, 425 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier, Raven, 11 Lesser Redpoll, 310 Starling, Sparrowhawk, Stonechat
Winter's Pond
3 Cattle Egret

28/10/2023
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Donna Nook
Goldcrest (trapped & ringed in Estonia, Ring Ouzel
Frampton Marsh

Long-tailed Duck, Slavonian Grebe (reservoir)
Gibraltar Point
Caspian Gull
Toft Newton
Great Nothern Diver
Wolla Bank
Blackbird, Fieldfare, Redwing, 3 Waxwing (over north)

27/10/2023
Apex Pits
Shag
Deeping Lakes
Cattle Egret, Glossy Ibis
Donna Nook
Short-eared Owl, Mealy Redpoll
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Black-throated Diver
Huttoft
Little Gull,  Velvet Scoter
Lincoln
4 Tawny Owl 9 on roof of a private house)
Rimac
Firecrest, Mealy Redpoll
Saltfleetby
2 Snow Bunting
Willow Tree Fen
9 Common Crane

26/10/2023
Apex Pits
3 Shag
Ashbyville Lake
Shag
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Great White Egret, 300+ Goldfinch, Kingfisher, Rock Pipit, 5 Snipe, Stonechat, Lesser Yellowlegs
Freiston Shore
Water Pipit
Gibraltar Point
Lapland Bunting, 15 White-fronted Goose, Red-necked Grebe, Ring Ouzel, 2 Purple Sandpiper, Velvet Scoter
Huttoft
Caspian Gull, Little Gull, Ring Ouzel, Mealey Redpoll
Louth
2 Shag

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Two Shag in Louth - Image © Phil Espin

Willow Tree Fen
Common Crane

25/10/2023
Apex Pits
Shag, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper
Crook Bank

Short-eared Owl
Deeping High Bank
Short-eared Owl
Deeping Lakes
Bittern, Glossy Ibis
Donna Nook
Brambling, Fieldfare, Goldcrest, Pink-footed Goose, Marsh Harrier, Merlin, Mealy Redpoll, Redwing, Yellow-browed Warbler
Frampton Marsh
Brambling, Long-tailed Duck, Great White Egret, Peregrine Falcon, Goldeneye, Slavonian Grebe, Merlin, Pintail, Water Pipit, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Yellowlegs
Far Ings
3 Bittern
Mablethorpe
Waxwing
Swanpool cow-fields
Great White Egret

24/10/2023
Boultham Mere
4 Whooper Swan
Deeping Lakes

Osprey
Ewerby Waithe
Caspian Gull
Frampton Marsh

Long-tailed Duck, Cattle Egret, Slavonian Grebe, Boff-breasted Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs

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The Buff-breasted Sandpiper which seems to have re-appeared after a few days missing - Image © David Smith

Immingham 
Caspian Gull

23/10/2023
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Donna Nook 
6 Eider, Peregrine Falcon, 3 Little Gull, Hen Harrier (m), 3 Red-breasted Merganser, Merlin, Greater Scaup. 48 Shag, 3 Arctic Skua, Jack Snipe, 5 Twite
Frampton Marsh
Brambling, Great White Egret, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 4 Barnacle Goose, Slavonian Grebe, Little Gull,Merlin, 2 Water Rail, Curlew Sandpiper, Stonechat. Little Stint, Bearded Tit, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
2 Brambling, 30 Gannet, 2 Greenshank, Marsh Harrier, 185 Brent Goose, 126 Sanderling, 5 Stonechat, 4 Siskin, Whooper Swan, Arctic Tern, 2 Sandwich Tern, 28 Turnstone, Grey Wagtail, Cetti's Warbler
Pyewipe

128 Shag
Trusthorpe 
75 Sanderling, Purple Sandpiper, 25 Shag

22/10/2023

Boultham Mere
5 Whooper Swan
Covenham Reservoir
Slavonian Grebe
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Fillingham
4 Brambling, Great White Egret, 60 Fieldfare, Goldeneye, 78 Pink-footed Goose, Raven, 70 Redwing
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Cattle Egret, Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Lapland Bunting, Pomarine Skua
Halton Marsh
3 Cattle Egret, 4 Russian White-fronted Goose
Mablethorpe
Caspian Gull, Little Gull
Pyewipe
Snow Bunting, Caspian Gull
Saltfleetby
2 Cattle Egret, 3 Russian White-fronted Goose
Sutton on Sea
4 Gannet, Barnacle Goose, 66 Little Gull, Guillemot, Hen Harrier, 75 Sanderling, Stonechat, Woodcock, Great Spotted Woodpecker
Trent Port
Chiffchaff, 287 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Jay, Siskin, Sparrowhawk
Barton upon Humber Pits
2 Long-tailed Duck

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Long-tailed Duck at Barton upon Humber - Image © Graham Catley

Brickyard Lane
Bluethroat
Cut End
11 Little Gull, Hen Harrier, Ring Ouzel
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Far Ings 
Bittern
Frampton Marsh
Long-tailed Duck, Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Little Gull, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Black-throated Diver, Caspian Gull, Hen Harrier, Water Pipit
Mablethorpe
Little Gull, Greater Scaup
Rimac
Firecrest

20/10/2023
Cut End
200+ Little Gull, 60 Kittiwake, 5 Leach's Storm Petrel, Arctic Skua, Great Skua, Long-tailed Skua, Pomarine Skua
Deeping High Bank

Glossy Ibis
Frampton Marsh
22 Little Gull, Artic Skua
Halton Marsh
2 Little Gull, 2 Long-tailed Skua
Sutton on Sea
4 Little Gull, Leach's Storm Petrel, Pomarine Skua
Trent Port

Blackcap, 2 Bullfinch, Chiffchaff, 220 Fieldfare, 5 Goldcrest, 280 Redwing,  2 Stonechat, Grey Wagtail, Green Woodpecker
Water's Edge
Caspian Skua, 300 Little Gull, 25 Arctic Skua

19/10/2023
Gibraltar Point
Hen Harrier (rt), Shore Lark, Ring Ouzel
Grainthorpe
Hoopoe
Huttoft Bank

Short-eared Owl
Saltflletby

Ring Ouzel, Short-eared Owl
Rimac
Firecrest

Sutton on Sea
3 Red-throated Diver, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, Goldeneye, 29 Brent Goose, 5 Red-breasted Merganser, Pintail, Razorbill, 11 Common Scoter, 2 Velvet Scoter, Arctic Skua, 361 Teal, 520 Wigeon

18/10/2023
Caistor 
Osprey
Chapel Point
Little Auk
Cut End
Long-tailed Skua
Deeping Lakes
Bittern, Glossy Ibis
Frampton Marsh
Garganey, Lesser Yellowlegs
Mablethorpe
Pomarine Skua, Greater Scaup
Sutton on Sea
2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver, 2 Eider, 27 Gannet, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Kittiwake, 4 Common Scoter, Manx Shearwater, 3 Arctic Skua, Woodcock
Trent Port
190 Fieldfare, 6 Goldcrest, 65 Redwing, Siskin, Sparrowhawk, 2 Stonechat, Barn Swallow, Green Woodpecker

17/10/2023
Cut End
3 Pomarine Skua
Deeping Lakes

Bittern, Glossy Ibis, Rock Pipit


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Glossy Ibis at Deeping Lakes - Image © Mike Weedon

Gibraltar Point
3 Little Auk, Black Redstart, 3 Sooty Shearwater,6 Pomarine Skua
North Somercotes

Brambling
Sutton on Sea
10 Red-throated Diver, Great Norther Diver, 22 Eider, 51 Brent Geese, 3 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill, 73 Sanderling, 42 Common Scoter, Manx Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Pomarine Skua

16/10/2023
Anderby Creek
Blyth's Reed Warbler
Deeping Lakes
Glossy Ibis
Frampton Marsh

Great White Egret, Cattle Egret, 10+Little Egret, Peregrine Falcon, Merlin, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Little Stint, Stonechat,  Whooper Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Hooded Crow, Pomarine Skua
Halton Marsh
3 Cattle Egret
Kirton Marsh
6 Cattle Egret
Mablethorpe
Long-tailed Skua
Saltfleet/Theddlethorpe NNR
Bluethroat (trapped & ringed), Brambling, Merlin, Siskin

North Somercotes
Brambling

15/10/2023
Elm House Farm
4 Cattle Egret
Frampton Marsh
Pectoral Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
2 Cattle Egret, Water Pipit, 6 Pomarine Skua
Halton Marsh
 
Richardson's Cackling Goose, Baird's Sandpiper
Haxey
Hooded Crow
Kirton Marsh
6 Cattle Egret
Marston
Caspian Gull
Willow Tree Fen
7-9 Common Crane

14/10/2023
Anderby Creek
Pomarine Skua
Frampton Marsh
Spotted Redshank, Curlew Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Little Stint, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Leach's Storm Petrel, 3 Pomarine Skua
Halton Marsh
Baird's Sandpiper, Cattle Egret
Haxey
Hooded Crow
Saltfleetby
Cattle Egret, 4800 Pink-footed Goose, 4 Whooper Swan

13/10/2023

Covenham Reservoir
200 Canada Goose, Common Sandpiper, 2 Whooper Swan


An interesting view of some of the Canada Geese at Covenham Reservoir - Image © Jim Wright

Frampton Marsh
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Haxey
Hooded Crow
Kirton Marsh

6 Cattle Egret
RSPB Tetney Marsh
Dunlin Red Knot, Osprey, Golden Plover, 3 Snipe
Trent Port, Marton
Brambling, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, Peregrine Falcon, Kingfisher, Treecreeper

Willow Tree Fen
9 Common Crane

12/10/2023
Allkborough Flats
Glossy Ibis
Fillingham
Whooper Swan
Frampton Marsh

Semipalmated Sandpiper, Jack Snipe, 4 Little Stint. Lesser Yellowlegs
Haxey
Hooded Crow

11/10/2023
Boultham Mere
Pintail
Deeping Lakes
Bittern
Far Ings
65 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Marsh Harrier, 3 Water Rail, 4 Barn Swallow, 2 Bearded Tit
Frampton Marsh
Semipalmated Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point

Pomarine Skua, Yellow-browed Warbler
Haxey
Hooded Crow

10/10/2023
Anderby Creek
2 Black Tern
Anderby Marsh
9 Dunlin, Little Stint, Water Rail, Redshank, 10 Snipe, Sparrowhawk
Frampton Marsh
2 Cattle Egret, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Little Stint, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Bittern, Honey Buzzard, Cattle Egret, 2 Short-eared Owl, 2 Jack Snipe, 3 Yellow-browed Warbler
Haxey
Hooded Crow
Huttoft Car Terrace
c12 Bottle-nosed Dolphin (travelling South a mile or so out at sea), 2 Common Scoter
Huttoft Pit

Buzzard, 27 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Common Snipe, Jack Snipe
Kirton Marsh
5 Cattle Egret
Saltfleet Haven
Little Bunting
Sea-View

200+ Pink-footed Goose

09/10/23
Frampton Marsh
Lapland Bunting, Cattle Egret, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs
Mablethorpe

Pomarine Skua
Sandilands
Short-eared Owl
Saltfleetby NNR
2 Ring Ouzel, Yellow-browed Warbler
Wolla Bank

Radde's Warbler

08/10/2023
Alkborough Flats
Glossy Ibis
Anderby Creek
Ring Ouzel, 400 Redwing
Deeping Lakes
Bittern
Donna Nook 
Ring Ouzel
Frampton Marsh
Great White Egret, Glossy Ibis, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, 8 Bearded Tit, Whimbrel, Lesser Yellowlegs 
Gibraltar Point
Brambling, 4 Cattle Egret, Brent Goose, 4000 Pink-footed Goose, 3 Buzzard, Lapland Bunting, 100 Fieldfare, Gannet, Guillemot, 5 Marsh Harrier, 8 Ring Ouzel, 42 Short-eared Owl, 2 Tree Pipit, Raven, Razorbill, 5000 Redwing, Shorelark, 22 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua, Jack Snipe, Barn Swallow,150 Song Thrush, 7 Arctic Tern, Roseate Tern, Yellow-browed Warbler
Haxey 
Hooded Crow
Huttoft 
Yellow-browed Warbler
Kirton Marsh
5 Cattle Egret
Saltfleetby
Hawfinch, 4 Ring Ouzel, Yellow-browed Warbler
Sutton on Sea

2 Brambling, 5 Red-throated Diver, Peregrine Falcon, 4 Gannet, 2 Goldeneye, 224 Pink-footed Goose, 5 Ring Ouzel, 150 Redwing, 135 Sanderling, 10 Shelduck, 20 Song Thrush, 2 Stonechat
North Thoresby
Osprey
Trent Port

Chiffchaff, Great White Egret, Little Egret, Kingfisher, 200 Redwing, Mistle Thrush 
Scampton
Great Grey Shrike
Swanpool cow-field

140 Redwing, Stonechat

07/10/2023
Boultham Mere
Buzzard, Great Whie Egret
Deeping Lakes
Black Tern
Frampton Marsh
Lapland Bunting, Siberian Chiffchaff, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Lapland Bunting, 3 Glossy Ibis, Greater Scaup
Haxey

Hooded Crow
Swanpool cow-fields
Green Woodpecker, 2 Redwing

06/10/2023
Cleethorpes
Common Tern, Turnstone
Elm House Farm
3 Cattle Egret
Frampton Marsh
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Semi=palmated Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs
Haxey
Hooded Crow
Saltfleetby/ Theddlethorpe NNR

3500 Pink-footed Goose

05/10/2023

Cleethorpes
30 Curlew, 600 Oystercatcher, 20 Greenshank, Guillemot, 50 Redshank, 100 Turnstone 
Frampton Marsh
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, White-rumped Sandpiper
Gibraltar Point
Bittern, 2 Cattle Egret, Woodlark
Huttoft Terrace & Pit
2 Buzzard, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 263 Golden Plover, Marsh Harrier, Kingfisher, Short-eared Owl, Teal, 2 Shoveler
Manby
c250 Pink-footed Goose
Saltfleetby St Clements (Elmhouse Farm)

Curlew, 4 Cattle Egret, 8 Kestrel, 3 Stonechat

Image
A juvenile Cattle Egret (one of four birds) at Elmhouse Farm - Image © of Andy Sims

Sutton on Sea
11 Red-throated Diver, 2 Dunlin, 22 Gannet, Great Crested Grebe, Guillemot, 394 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Razorbill, 117 Sanderling, Common Scoter, 2 Sandwich Tern
Willow Tree Fen
Common Crane

04/10/2023

Boultham Mere
21 Common Gull, Kingfisher
Frampton Marsh

White-tailed Eagle, Spotted Redshasnk, Buff-bellied Sandpiper, 15 Curlew Sandpiper Semipalmated Sandpiper, White-rumped Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs
Gibraltar Point
Lapland Bunting, 2 Cattle Egret, Pomarine Skua
Middlemarsh Farm
Osprey
Rimac 

Pomarine Skua
Saltfleetby St Clements (Elmhouse Farm)
4 Cattle Egret
Sot's Hole Bank (Dawsmere)

Black Stork

03/10/2023
Burgh le Marsh
Osprey
Frampton Marsh
Lapland Bunting, Cattle Egret,
Goldfinch, Meadow Pipit, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, 12 Curlew Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, White-runped Sandpiper, Tree Sparrow, 10 Little Stint. Stonechat, Whinchat, Lesser Yellowlegs
Grantham
Black Kite (possibe)
Huttoft Pit

Garganey
Whisby
Garganey

02/10/2023
Barton upon Humber
2 Black Tern

Belton House
4 Buzzard, 5 Red Kite
Boiutham Mere
Raven
Frampton Marsh

Lapland Bunting, 2 Great White Egret, 15 Little Egret, Garganey, Hen Harrier, Short-eared Owl, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, 12 Little Stint, Black Stork, 3 Whooper Swan, Lesser Yellowlegs


Image
Semipalmated Sandpiper from 360 Hide at Frampton Marsh - Image © Toby Colllett

 

Image
Buff-breasted Sandpiper from the sea wall Frampton Marsh - Image © Paul Sullivan

Gibraltar Point
Greater Scaup

01/10/2023

Barton upon Humber
2 Black Tern
Cress Marsh

2 Collared Dove, Common Gull 80. Curlew, 47 Gadwall, 15 Shoveler. Stonechat, 24 Mute Swan
Job's Lane
2 Barnacle Goose
Tertney Lock
2 Dunlin, 5 Little Grebe, Kingfisher, 2 Common Sandpiper, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, 6 Teal

 

About Us

We are the Lincolnshire Bird Club

Our aims are to encourage and further the interest in the birdlife of the historic County of Lincolnshire; to participate in organised fieldwork activities; to collect and publish information on bird movements, behaviour, distribution and populations; to encourage conservation of the wildlife of the County and to provide sound information on which conservation policies can be based.