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25/02/17 - Slavonian Grebe - Gibraltar Point NNR - 1 offshore today also Long-tailed Duck & 2 Great Northern Diver. 
25/02/17 - Long-tailed Duck - Deeping High Bank - still on the River Welland W of Crowland today also 1w drk Scaup. 
25/02/17 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - still this morning. 
24/02/17 - 10:14 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 2 still roosting on island opposite hide. 
24/02/17 - 09:30 - Great White Egret - Deeping High Bank - still 100m S of Four Bar Gate. 
24/02/17 - 07:40 - Waxwing - Scunthorpe - c.30 still on Holme Lane, Bottesford. 
24/02/17 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 1w male still along main track from c / pk this morning. 
23/02/17 - 07:35 - Waxwing - Scunthorpe - c.30 still on Holme Lane, Bottesford then headed towards St Peter's Church.
22/02/17 - Hen Harrier - Gibraltar Point NNR - male over Old Saltmarsh. 
22/02/17 - 14:45 - Waxwing - Scotterthorpe - c.80 on Holme Lane, Bottesford. 
22/02/17 - Great Grey Shrike - Deeping High Bank - still on rough ground S of 5-bar gate W of Four Mile Bridge also Long-tailed Duck. 
22/02/17 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 1w male still showing on & off along main track from c / pk.
22/02/17 - Glaucous Gull - Saltfleetby NNR - juv still at Crook Bank also 1w Caspian Gull & 43 Velvet Scoter offshore. 
22/02/17 - Scaup - Boultham Mere - drk today. 
21/02/17 - 15:07 - Hen Harrier - Frampton Marsh - male over field by Frampton Roads then headed E
21/02/17 - 09:30 - Waxwing - Bottesford - 30 at Manor Lane/Holme Lane junction this morning. 
21/02/17 - Mealy Redpoll - Willingham by Stow - male briefly on Park Road this morning. 
21/02/17 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - still today. 
21/02/17 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 1 still roosting on island opposite main hide. 
21/02/17 - 11:10 - Rough-legged Buzzard - Throckenholt - ad male again at the end of Common Road then headed S 
21/02/17 - 08:10 - Siskin - Grantham - male & female in a private garden also 3 Lesser Redpoll via (Z)
21/02/17 - Great Grey Shrike - Deeping High Bank - still on rough ground S of 5-bar gate W of Four Mile Bridge, as viewed from sluice. 
21/02/17 - 07:45 - Waxwing - Scunthorpe - 1 in Bottesford area at the junction of Holme Lane & Manor Road. 
21/02/17 - 07:25 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 1w male still along main track from c / pk. 
20/02/17 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 1 still roosting on island opposite main hide. 
20/02/17 - 13:30 - Rough-legged Buzzard - Throckenholt - ad male in the Plantation from the gate at the end of Common Road then headed S towards Black Drove.
20/02/17 - 20:45 - Tawny Owl - Burgh - 2 calling this evening also 2 calling in Partney via (IL)
20/02/17 - Waxwing - Grimsby - 40 still on Hereford Avenue. 
20/02/17 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - still today. 
19/02/17 - 14:00 - Waxwing - Winthorpe - 1 in St. Mary's Churchyard this afternoon via (IL) 
19/02/17 - Shore Lark - Donna Nook NNR - 4 still today also juv Glaucous Gull, 2 Hen Harrier, Lapland Bunting & 2 Short-eared Owl. 
19/02/17 - Glossy Ibis - Watermead CP - 1 from Plover Hide today.
19/02/17 - Common Scoter - Apex GPs - drk on Apex Pit this evening. 
19/02/17 - 15:43 - Scaup - Frampton Marsh - 2 female this afternoon. 
19/02/17 - 11:40 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 1w male still showing well along main track from c / pk *12:40 *14:50
19/02/17 - 10:40 - Waxwing - Grimsby - 40 in garden by college on Hereford Avenue. 
19/02/17 - Shag - Barton upon Humber Pits - ad on sailing pit.
19/02/17 - 08:51 - Waxwing - Gibraltar Point NNR - 1 showing well at Syke's Farm. 
18/02/17 - Tawny Owl - Grantham - male heard calling from bottom of garden early morning via (Z)
18/02/17 - Shore Lark - Donna Nook NNR - 10 still also 4 Lapland Bunting & c.80 Twite. 
18/02/17 - 12:10 - Smew - Alkborough Flats - redhead today. 
18/02/17 - Eurasian White-fronted Goose - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 today. 
18/02/17 - 10:30 - Long-tailed Duck - Deeping High Bank - still on River also Scaup, 7 Bewick's Swan & 65 Whooper Swan plus Long-eared Owl still on island from main hide & Cattle Egret in field by Sissons Farm.
18/02/17 - 07:45 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 1w male still along main track from c / pk *11:05
17/02/17 - Waxwing - Frampton Marsh - 2 today also ringtail & male Hen Harrier. 
17/02/17 - 16:00 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - again briefly this afternoon.
17/02/17 - Red Kite - Belton Park Golf Course - 1 over also 3 Common Buzzard & 2 Raven heading N via (JC)
17/02/17 - Lapland Bunting - Donna Nook - at realignment. 
17/02/17 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 1w male still along main track from c / pk. 
16/02/17 - Lesser Whitethroat - Marston SW - p. of an eastern form, in area with no general access.
16/02/17 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 2 still roosting on island opposite main hide. 
16/02/17 - 14:00 - Glaucous Gull - Kirkby on Bain GPs - juv on the tip.
16/02/17 - Water Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - 1 today also ad Pale-bellied Brent Goose. 
16/02/17 - Eurasian White-fronted Goose - Croft Marsh - 16 still. 
16/02/17 - 08:00 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 1w male still today *13:00
16/02/17 - 15:00 - Hen Harrier - Gibraltar Point NNR - ringtail from V / C 
15/02/17 - 12:15 - Short-eared Owl - Goxhill - 1 off East Marsh. 
15/02/17 - 13:30 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 3 roosting on island opposite main hide. 
15/02/17 - Shore Lark - Donna Nook NNR - c.20 at S end also c.30 Lapland Bunting. 
15/02/17 - LNY - Iceland Gull - Kirkby on Bain GPs - juv on Riverslea Pit yesterday afternoon also juv Glaucous Gull. 
15/02/17 - LNY - Long-tailed Duck - Deeping High Bank - still on River Welland yesterday also Great White Egret & Scaup. 
15/02/17 - 09:55 - Great Grey Shrike - Deeping High Bank - still on rough ground S of 5-bar gate W of Four Mile Bridge. 
15/02/17 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 1w male still showing well along main track from c / pk *10:45 *11:45
14/02/17 - Long-eared Owl - Deeping Lakes NR - 1 still roosting on island opposite main hide. 
14/02/17 - Great Grey Shrike - Deeping High Bank - still by Four Mile Bridge, cross bridge & walk W to view rough ground S of 5-bar gate.
14/02/17 - 12:30 - Spotted Redshank - Alkborough Flats - 3 today. 
14/02/17 - 15:00 - Tundra Bean Goose - Croft Marsh - 1 with 104 Eurasian White-fronted Goose. 
14/02/17 - 10:55 - Scaup - Freiston Shore - female on lagoon this morning. 
14/02/17 - Eurasian White-fronted Goose - Croft Marsh - 80 late morning. 
14/02/17 - 10:30 - Red-crested Pochard - Far Ings NR - 3 2 drk on New Pit 3
14/02/17 - LNY - Scaup - Toft Newton Reservoir - drk still yesterday. 
14/02/17 - 07:50 - Mealy Redpoll - Willingham by Stow - 1 on Park Road with 5 Lesser Redpoll. 
14/02/17 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 1w male still showing well along main track from c / pk *11:00
13/02/17 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 1w male still showing well along main track from c / pk. 
12/02/17 - Great Grey Shrike - Deeping High Bank - still today via (SNR)
12/02/17 - Scaup - Cove Farm GP - 2 1w drk this afternoon. 
12/02/17 - Great Grey Shrike - Deeping High Bank - still by River Welland at Four Mile Bar Bridge also Great White Egret, Long-tailed Duck & 3 Scaup. 
12/02/17 - White-fronted Goose - Manby - 5 on Manby Flashes. 
12/02/17 - 10:13 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - still this morning via (SNR) *11:10 *12:05
11/02/17 - Hen Harrier - Gibraltar Point NNR - ringtail still also Short-eared Owl & c.80 Eurasian White-fronted Geese over.
11/02/17 - Long-tailed Duck - Deeping High Bank - still on River Welland c.800m W of Crowland Bridge. 
11/02/17 - American Wigeon - Frampton Marsh - 1 r. from East Hide. 
11/02/17 - Shore Lark - Donna Nook NNR - 21 at S end this morning also c.30 Lapland Bunting. 
11/02/17 - Great White Egret - Deeping High Bank - still today. 
11/02/17 - Great Grey Shrike - Deeping High Bank - still by River Welland at Four Mile Bar Bridge. 
11/02/17 - 09:54 - Bluethroat - Willow Tree Fen LWT - female/1w male still by passing point on centre track along reedbed *11:30 *13:25 *15:30
10/02/17 - 09:30 - Bewick's Swan - Wroot - 11 in field by Thorn Bank also 80 in field by Candy Fishery.
10/02/17 - Hen Harrier - Donna Nook NNR - 1 near realignment also c.80 Twite.
10/02/17 - 10:55 - Tundra Bean Goose - Skidbrooke - 8 this morning take the track NE from Queen's Bridge towards Saltfleetby to view.
10/02/17 - Great Grey Shrike - Deeping High Bank - still this afternoon via (SNR)
10/02/17 - 12:07 - Eurasian White-fronted Goose - Gibraltar Point - 15 on Croft Marsh.
09/02/17 - Eurasian White-fronted Goose - Frampton Marsh - c.20 in arable fields by approach road also 72 Whooper Swan. 
09/02/17 - LNY - Bean Goose - Willow Tree Fen LWT - 2 just right of track between c / pks yesterday also c.28 Eurasian White-fronted Geese.  
09/02/17 - LNY - Great Grey Shrike - Deeping High Bank - still by River Welland by Four Mile Bar Bridge yesterday afternoon also Great White Egret still in channel off River Welland c.1.5km W of water tower with Long-tailed Duck & 3 Short-eared Owl. 
09/02/17 - LNY - Hen Harrier - Gibraltar Point NNR - 1 by V / C yesterday evening also Short-eared Owl. 
09/02/17 - LN - 06/02/17 - Red Kite - Boston - 1 over Benington heading SW via (DE) 

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Sightings Key
LN - Late News
LNY - Late News Yesterday
FMB - Frampton Marsh Blog
GPB - Gibraltar Point Blog
BG - BirdGuides
BI - Bird Information
RBN - Rare Bird Network
CT55 - Car Trip & number
c. - Bird/s Circling
p. - Possible or Probable
r. - Reported (not confirmed)
h. - Heard Bird (not seen)
q. - Quartering Bird
e. - Elusive Bird
*04:00 - Confirmed Sighting Time/s
unc/r - Unconfirmed Report 
unc - Unconfirmed Sighting
und - Undisclosed Site
sev - Several people seen bird/s
sev/l - Several people looking for bird/s
ecl - Eclipsed Bird
esc - Presumed Escaped Bird
err - Erroneous
sp. - Abbreviation for Species
spp - Subspecies
ssp - Family identified Species not
drk - Drake Bird
ringtail - Female Bird
redhead - Female Bird
1cy - First year Bird
2cy - Second year Bird
3cy - Third year Bird
sub-ad - Sub adult Bird
ad - Adult Bird
juv - Juvenile Bird
imm - Immature Bird
1w - 1st Winter Plumage
1s - 1st Summer Plumage
sum/p - Summer Plumage
V / C - Visitor Centre