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15:31 01-08-2021
Gareth
Smallways Lake: Marsh Harrier, 2 Green Sandpipers, 2 Common Sandpipers, 8 Avocet, Black Godwit, Dunlin, LR Plover with 2 juv, c23 Curlew, 7 Oystercatcher and a Ruff.
20:27 18-07-2021
Mike Wood
Hobby hunting over fields south-west of Aldbrough St John this evening.
07:18 13-07-2021
Gareth
Yesterday at Smallways, Black-tailed Godwit 8, Green and Wood Sandpipers.
19:55 11-07-2021
Gareth W
Smallways Lake, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and a Dunlin.
21:19 04-07-2021
Tim Burton
Helwith/Shaw Beck.
Green Woodpecker x 2 adults and 1 juvenile, Redstart x male & female and 3 juveniles, Spotted Flycatcher x 4, Red Kite x 1.
Also Dark Green Fritillary x 1.
17:31 30-06-2021
Gareth
Smallways Lake: Green Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, LR Plover and 2 Redshank. The 4 remaining Avocet chicks are doing well.
08:37 28-06-2021
Chris Knight
…and now a turtle dove! It’s like a summer 50 years ago!
08:20 28-06-2021
Chris Knight
Cuckoo calling in Thrintoft. A late record for these parts!
18:38 16-06-2021
Ian Webster
18.00hrs. Osprey over Leyburn.
20:39 13-06-2021
John G
Bolton on Swale Reserve this evening: Hobby hunting over the lake and the adjacent fields, Reed Warbler and Sedge Warbler both singing, Little Egret, about 18 Cormorant Nests many with big youngsters, about 600 Grey Lag Geese and 80 Canadas with many goslings. On the next gravel pit to the North, 2 Avocets.
19:59 03-06-2021
Gareth W
A Hobby was hunting Martins near Caldwell early this morning. We also have a calling Cuckoo which first appeared on the 1st June. The first for several years.
10:29 02-06-2021
Ted
At least 2 Nightjar calling at the Stang last night, churring started about 10:00. Plenty of Woodcock action too.
19:20 31-05-2021
Seb
Lesser whitethroat in several uncut hedges around Hudswell - the perks of an uncut hedge, so valuable and so simple!
09:50 31-05-2021
Gareth
Spoonbill still at Thorpe Farm 7.30am
09:38 29-05-2021
Nick Morgan
Just had a report of Quail calling at Whitwell
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