Lincs Sightings

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April
07/04/20 - 1450 - Raven - Manthorpe - 2 over Manthorpe Estate heading S this afternoon via (SC)
01/04/20 - Black Redstart - Alford - briefly in a private garden at 1300 then returned at 1800 for 15mins on roof tops via (RFR)

March
As of the 30th we will not be posting sightings only sightings from gardens will be posted, sorry about this but people need to stay at home and not go out looking for birds, we will be back as soon as the lockdown is lifted. 
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29/03/20 - Northern Bullfinch - Grantham - trumpeting in a private garden this morning via (TL)
26/03/20 - 1625 - Chough - Cleethorpes - over garden heading NW
25/03/20 - Common Crane - Gibraltar Point NNR - 1 over heading S also Black Redstart early this morning. 
25/03/20 - 1350 - Black Redstart - Sutton on Sea - on W side of promenade between Bohemia Way & The Beach Bar.
24/03/20 - Water Pipit - Alkborough Flats - 4 this morning. 
24/03/20 - 0700 - Hen Harrier - Howden's Pullover - this morning. 
24/03/20 - Black Redstart - Anderby Creek - over heading S this morning. 
23/03/20 - 0755 - Rough-legged Buzzard - Deeping St Nicholas - juv still from South Drove.
23/03/20 - 0735 - Garganey - Willow Tree Fen LWT - drk with Teal on main scrape.
22/03/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - still also Jack Snipe & Short-eared Owl. 
22/03/20 - 1700 - Short-eared Owl - Baston & Langtoft Pits - high over Wader Pit heading N plus Water Pipit on Wader Pit at 1755 & a female Ruff with a lime-coloured leg flag.
22/03/20 - Glaucous Gull - Grimsby - 1 between Pyewipe & Dock Tower.
22/03/20 - Hen Harrier - Alkborough Flats - ringtail this morning. 
22/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male still this morning (51st day)
22/03/20 - Rough-legged Buzzard - Deeping High Bank - juv still in fields as viewed from High Bank. 
21/03/20 - 0755 - Rough-legged Buzzard - Deeping High Bank - juv still, currently in field viewed from Renew's Drove.
21/03/20 - LNY - Whooper Swan - Baston & Langtoft Pits - 233 over heading N 
21/03/20 - LNY - Hen Harrier - East Halton Skitter - ringtail by Winter's Pond. 
21/03/20 - LNY - Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - still also Spotted Redshank. 
21/03/20 - LNY - 0751 - Rough-legged Buzzard - Deeping St Nicholas - juv still as viewed from South Drove.
19/03/20 - 1725 - Rough-legged Buzzard - Deeping High Bank - probable at TF234130
19/03/20 - 1500 - Common Crane - Sandtoft - 2 in field from Low Levels Bank.
19/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male still today.
19/03/20 - Spotted Redshank - RSPB Frampton Marsh - still this morning. 
19/03/20 - Firecrest - Anderby Creek - singing by the hide this morning. 
17/03/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 21 in roost this evening also male Hen Harrier today plus Woodlark heading S
16/03/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - still today also Spotted Redshank. 
16/03/20 - Black Redstart - East Halton Skitter - female type on sea wall towards Winter's Pond. 
16/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male still this morning.
15/03/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 57 roosted on Old Saltmarsh this evening. 
15/03/20 - 1730 - Hen Harrier - Bourne - ringtail from South Fen Road.
15/03/20 - 1455 - Red Kite - Wellingore - over this afternoon being modded by a crow via (TH)
15/03/20 - Whooper Swan - Rauceby - 6 over heading N this morning via (RRN)
15/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w still today.
14/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w still today.
14/03/20 - Black-necked Grebe - Toft Newton Reservoir - 4 this morning. 
13/03/20 - 1540-1600 - Short-eared Owl - RAF Digby Old Airfield - 3 this afternoon also 2 Mistle Thrush, 4 Skylark, 2 Grey Partridge & 3 Red-legged Partridge via (ME)
13/03/20 - 1134 - Peregrine - Grantham - over Asda car park carrying a Curlew via (S)
13/03/20 - 0755 - Siberian Chiffchaff - Anderby Creek - 1 showing well on coastal path by Wolla Bank. 
12/03/20 - Firecrest - RSPB Freiston Shore - 1 in gardens.
12/03/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - at least 1 still today also Short-eared Owl. 
12/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still today.
11/03/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 83 in roost on Old Saltmarsh also 2 male Hen Harrier plus Woodlark at East Dunes & 2 Jack Snipe. 
11/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male still this morning.
11/03/20 - LNY - 1030 - Golden Plover - Marston Sewage Works - 23 over plot 4 heading SE viewed from the hide also large numbers of gull sp. passing over including Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull & Black-headed Gull via (S)
10/03/20 - Whimbrel - Anderby Creek - over calling this morning. 
10/03/20 - 0900 - Sand Martin - Holme Pierrepont - 2 over Rowing Course this morning. 
10/03/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 13 also male Hen Harrier & Short-eared Owl. 
10/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still today.
09/03/20 - 1114 - Green Sandpiper - Marston Sewage Works - one plot 3 also Oystercatcher pair this morning via (S)
09/03/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - ringtail today. 
09/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - 1w male still this morning.
09/03/20 - Waxwing - Cleethorpes - 2 still by the car park at Cleethorpes County Park. 
08/03/20 - Tundra Bean Goose - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 still on Croftmarsh with Pink-footed Geese also Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Short-eared Owl & 62 Water Pipit roosted.
08/03/20 - 1552 - Waxwing - Cleethorpes - 2 by the car park at Cleethorpes County Park. 
08/03/20 - Water Pipit - East Halton Skitter - 4 between Winter's Pond & Daswon City Clay Pits this morning. 
08/03/20 - 0833 - Cattle Egret - Fiskerton Fen - in first flooded field on W side.
08/03/20 - 0700 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male still this morning.
07/03/20 - Tundra Bean Goose - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 still on Tennyson's Sands with Pink-footed Geese also 18 Water Pipit in todays roost. 
07/03/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - 3 over the saltmarsh including a male. 
07/03/20 - Snow Bunting - Cleethorpes - 1 by the car park at Cleethorpes County Park this afternoon. 
07/03/20 - Great Egret - Stickney - just to the E
07/03/20 - 0944 - Waxwing - Cleethorpes - still by car park at Cleethorpes County Park. 
06/03/20 - Bittern - Far Ings NR - 2 this evening. 
06/03/20 - Water Pipit - Baston Fen - 1 from River Glen this morning. 
06/03/20 - 0800 - Waxwing - Cleethorpes - 1 by the car park at country park. 
06/03/20 - 0722 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning (35th day)
05/03/20 - Hen Harrier - Gibraltar Point NNR - male today also 3 Water Pipit. 
05/03/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - 3 today including a male over saltmarsh also 2 Spotted Redshank. 
05/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male still this morning.
05/03/20 - Great Northern Diver - Chapel Point - heading S this morning. 
04/03/20 - Tundra Bean Goose - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 still at Croftmarsh with Pink-footed Goose also Short-eared Owl & 91 Water Pipit. 
04/03/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - still today also 3 Spotted Redshank. 
04/03/20 - 1315 - Red Kite - Londonthorpe - 2 over dog walkers car park also Raven in field right of Bellmount  Tower Woods briefly at 1250 via (JOW) (EW)
04/03/20 - 1130 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male still this morning.
03/03/20 - Hen Harrier - Willow Tree Fen LWT - ringtail today. 
03/03/20 - 1130 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still today.
02/03/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - only 13 this evening also Pale-bellied Brent Goose & Short-eared Owl. 
02/03/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - 3 today including 2 males.
02/03/20 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 2 in roost today viewed from hide.
02/03/20 - Stonechat - Marston Sewage Works - pair on Plot 3 this morning via (S) (DR)
02/03/20 - Waxwing - Whaplode Drove - 2 still in a garden along Farrow Road. 
02/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning.
02/03/20 - Hooded Crow - Anderby Creek - on farmland to the N this morning. 
01/03/20 - 1330 - Red Kite - Leadenham - over this afternoon via (TH)
01/03/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 97 in roost this evening also Hen Harrier male over New Saltmarsh.
01/03/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Tetney Marshes - 2 this afternoon. 
01/03/20 - Hen Harrier - Bourne - from South Fen Road.
01/03/20 - Spotted Redshank - Fiskerton Fen - still at Short Ferry Road. 
01/03/20 - 0800 - Red-necked Grebe - Chapel Point - past prior this morning. 
01/03/20 - Waxwing - Whaplode Drove - 2 in a garden along Farrow Road.
01/03/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning.

February
28/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning.
27/02/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - still today also 4 Spotted Redshank. 
27/02/20 - Snow Bunting - Rimac - 1 today.
27/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still today.
26/02/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 47 in saltmarsh roost this evening also Pale-bellied Brent Goose on Jackson's Marsh & Great Egret on Tennyson's Sands. 
26/02/20 - 1330 - Spotted Redshank - RSPB Frampton Marsh - from the sea wall.
26/02/20 - 1100 - Red Kite - Chapel St Leonards - 2 over heading towards Ingoldmells via (CPN)
26/02/20 - Tundra Bean Goose - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 still on Croftmarsh with Pink-footed Geese. 
26/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning.
25/02/20 - Ring-necked Duck - Woodhall Spa Airfield LWT - female this afternoon via (MH)
25/02/20 - Ring-necked Duck - Woodhall Spa Airfield LWT - female still on North Lake, viewed from hide.
25/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w still today.
24/02/20 - 1430 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - ringtail from Reedbed Hide flying over the VC via (#CT121)
24/02/20 - Tundra Bean Goose - Croft Marsh - 2 this afternoon also Barnacle Goose.
24/02/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 44 in roost this evening. 
24/02/20 - Spotted Redshank - Fiskerton Fen - still at Short Ferry Road also Great Egret. 
23/02/20 - Hen Harrier - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 still today. 
23/02/20 - Waxwing - Gibraltar Point NNR - 1 along Gibraltar Road this afternoon then headed S also 2 Tundra Bean Geese on Tennyson's Sands plus Pale-bellied Brent Goose. 
23/02/20 - Snow Bunting - Anderby Creek - 3 on the beach by Wolla Bank car park. 
23/02/20 - Spotted Redshank - Fiskerton Fen - still at Short Ferry Road. 
23/02/20 - Bewick's Swan - Branston Fen - ad with c.200 Whooper Swan. 
23/02/20 - 0830 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still today.
22/02/20 - Spotted Redshank - Fiskerton Fen - at Short Ferry Road.
22/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning.
21/02/20 - 1640 - Whooper Swan - Nocton Fen - 55 feeding in ploughed field.
21/02/20 - 1600 - Whooper Swan - Baston Fen - 165 in fields by Branston Causeway.
21/02/20 - Dark-bellied Brent Goose - Boultham Mere - 1 briefly then chased off by gulls.
21/02/20 - 0905 - Ring-necked Duck - Woodhall Spa Airfield LWT - female still along N bank on left pit, view from hide.
21/02/20 - 0750 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w or hybrid showing well in trees just N of A46 Nun's Corner / A1243 Scartho Road roundabout near Grimsby Institute. 
20/02/20 - Tundra Bean Goose - Croft Marsh - 2 in W field.
20/02/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 16 in pre-roost at N end of reserve.
20/02/20 - 1520 - Rough-legged Buzzard - Wragby - reported flying over A158 c.1.5km W of Wragby.
20/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning.
19/02/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 41 this afternoon. 
19/02/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - male & ringtail today. 
19/02/20 - 1500 - Cattle Egret - Langworth - in field behind The Meadows via (ST)
19/02/20 - 0900 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male or Red-throated x Black-throated Thrush hybrid still this morning.
18/02/20 - Snow Bunting - Chapel St Leonards - 12 beyond the end of the road.
18/02/20 - Tundra Bean Goose - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 still at Croftmarsh with Pink-footed Geese. 
17/02/20 - Snow Bunting - Cleethorpes - 1 on the saltmarsh this morning. 
17/02/20 - Great Egret - Fiskerton Fen - again today. 
17/02/20 - Hen Harrier - Cut End - 2 males at River Witham Mouth.
17/02/20 - 0926 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning.
16/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w or hybrid still this morning.
15/02/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - on Jackson's Marsh. 
15/02/20 - Great Egret - RSPB Frampton Marsh - still today also Spotted Redshank. 
15/02/20 - 1100 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning.
14/02/20 - Hooded Crow - Donna Nook - this afternoon also Snow Bunting & Twite.
14/02/20 - 1259 - Ring-necked Duck - Woodhall Spa Airfield LWT - female still from the hide this afternoon. 
14/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning.
13/02/20 - Tundra Bean Goose - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 moving between Croftmarsh & adjoining field with Pink-footed Geese also Great Egret & Water Pipit over Jackson's Marsh. 
13/02/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - 2 ringtail still today. 
13/02/20 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 1 still in roost today. 
12/02/20 - Snow Bunting - Donna Nook - 10 by seal viewing area also c.35 Twite. 
12/02/20 - 1030 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - again this morning.
11/02/20 - Hen Harrier - Deeping High Bank - ringtail N past Gull Farm heading towards the wind farm.
11/02/20 - Great Egret - RSPB Frampton Marsh - today also Hen Harrier. 
11/02/20 - Long-eared Owl - 1 in roost today. 
11/02/20 - 1430 - Cattle Egret - Fiskerton Fen - still in field by Environment Agency depot off Short Ferry Road. 
11/02/20 - Kingfisher - Chapel St Leonards - in reeds today via (CPN)
11/02/20 - Tundra Bean Goose - Gibraltar Point NNR - still at Croftmarsh with Pink-footed Geese.
11/02/20 - 0934 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male or Red-throated x Black-throated Thrush hybrid still this morning.
10/02/20 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 1 in roost today. 
10/02/20 - Hen Harrier - RSPB Frampton Marsh - 2 ringtail today. 
10/02/20 - Cattle Egret - Fiskerton Fen - still by Short Ferry Road. 
09/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still this morning.
09/02/20 - LN - 07/02/20 - Black Brant - Donna Nook - ad on Friday also Caspian Gull, Hen Harrier, Short-eared Owl, Pale-bellied Brent Goose & 26 Twite. 
09/02/20 - LNY - Hen Harrier - Gibraltar Point NNR - yesterday. 
09/02/20 - LNY - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - yesterday. 
08/02/20 - Cattle Egret - Fiskerton Fen - still by Short Ferry Road. 
08/02/20 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 2 in roost on island from the hide.
08/02/20 - Ring-necked Duck - Woodhall Spa Airfield LWT - female still along N bank also Great Egret. 
08/02/20 - 0710 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male or Red-throated x Black-throated Thrush hybrid still in trees just N of A46 Nuns Corner/A1243 Scartho Road roundabout near Grimsby Institute *1005 *1117
07/02/20 - 1455 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 3 in roost today viewed from the hide.
07/02/20 - Water Pipit - Baston Fen - by edge of the river today.
07/02/20 - Ring-necked Duck - Woodhall Spa Airfield LWT - female still along N bank on left pit from hide.
07/02/20 - 1040 - Cattle Egret - Fiskerton Fen - still by Short Ferry Road between pub & pumping station. 
07/02/20 - 0855 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - still showing well *1430
06/02/20 - Twite - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 3 still today. 
06/02/20 - 1506 - Ring-necked Duck - Woodhall Spa Airfield LWT - female still on left side just before the hide.
06/02/20 - 1441 - Great Egret - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 2 on the saltmarsh also male & ringtail Hen Harrier plus Spotted Redshank. 
06/02/20 - Tundra Bean Goose - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 with Pink-footed Geese today. 
06/02/20 - 1134 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - still in roost today from main hide this morning. 
06/02/20 - Cattle Egret - Fiskerton Fen - still by Short Ferry Road. 
06/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - again this morning showing well *1500
06/02/20 - 0805 - Great Egret - Trent Port - 2 along the River Trent heading N 
05/02/20 - Twite - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 3 still today also ringtail Hen Harrier. 
05/02/20 - 1625 - Cattle Egret - Fiskerton Fen - by Short Ferry Road. 
05/02/20 - 0912 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - showing well this morning *1130 *1600
05/02/20 - 0845 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - no sign this morning. 
04/02/20 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 1 over the Mere this morning also Great Northern Diver offshore. 
04/02/20 - Twite - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 5 today. 
04/02/20 - Snow Bunting - Cleethorpes Coast LNR - 1 still in dunes near yacht club. 
04/02/20 - 0815 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male or Red-throated x Black-throated Thrush hybrid showing well S of Grimsby Institute, please follow on site security instructions.
03/02/20 - Hen Harrier - Gibraltar Point NNR - male over old saltmarsh also Water Pipit over Sykes Farm. 
03/02/20 - 0800 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male or Red-throated x Black-throated Thrush hybrid still showing well S of Grimsby Institute *0850 *1048
02/02/20 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - in roost on island from hide.
02/02/20 - 1015 - Purple Sandpiper - Cleethorpes - on groynes by North Promenade car park. 
02/02/20 - 0911 - Ring-necked Duck - Woodhall Spa Airfield LWT - female still along N bank on left pit viewed from hide.
02/02/20 - 0839 - Balearic Shearwater - Chapel Point - heading S 
02/02/20 - 0755 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male or hybrid Red-throated x Black-throated Thrush showing well S of Grimsby Institute *0855 *1115 
01/02/20 - Hen Harrier - Frampton Marsh RSPB - male & ringtail today also Spotted Redshank. 
01/02/20 - Black Brant - Donna Nook - ad today also 18 Snow Bunting & c.60 Twite near the control tower. 
01/02/20 - Ring-necked Duck - Woodhall Spa Airfield LWT - female still this morning. 
01/02/10 - LNY - 1620 - Hen Harrier - Baston Fen - 2 ringtail in roost yesterday, only view W from gate to avoid disturbance.
01/02/20 - 0840 - Long-tailed Duck - Chapel Point - female/1w heading S
01/02/20 - Black-throated Thrush - Grimsby - 1w male or Red-throated / Black-throated hybrid still S of Grimsby Institute.

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