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Lincolnshire Sightings Archive 2017 - October

31/10/17 - Black Redstart - Donna Nook NNR - in dunes at S end. 
31/10/17 - Slavonian Grebe - Far Ings NR - on Ness Pit late afternoon. 
31/10/17 - Arctic Tern - Gibraltar Point NNR - heading S
31/10/17 - LNY - Lapland Bunting - Gibraltar Point NNR - also Hen Harrier, 2 Short-eared Owl & 3 Spotted Redshank.
31/10/17 - 11:00 - Raven - Belton Park - 2 over Bellmount Tower car park heading N also a few Winter Thrushes if fields behind the woods via (MK) 
31/10/17 - Great Egret - Beckingham - on River Witham.
31/10/17 - Long-billed Dowitcher - Saltfleet Haven - juv still on Paradise Pool this morning.
30/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 4 still today also Spotted Redshank & Scaup. 
30/10/17 - Pomarine Skua - Freiston Shore RSPB - 8 past between 12:30-14:00 also Slavonian Grebe.
30/10/17 - Long-billed Dowitcher - Saltfleet Haven - juv still yesterday on Paradise Pool.
30/10/17 - LNY - Little Auk - Mablethorpe - 4 past between 07:10-08:30 also Pomarine Skua, ad Black Guillemot, drk Long-tailed Duck & 2 Velvet Scoter.
30/10/17 - LNY - Little Auk - Donna Nook NNR - heading N between 8am-11:30am also Pomarine Skua, 2 Scaup & Great Northern Diver.
30/10/17 - LNY - Little Auk - Sutton on Sea - past yesterday also Sooty Shearwater, Velvet Scoter & Long-tailed Duck.
30/10/17 - LNY - Lapland Bunting - Gibraltar Point NNR - r. yesterday.
29/10/17 - 16:40 - Glaucous Gull - Alkborough Flats - juv today. 
29/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - still today also 3 Spotted Redshank. 
29/10/17 - 14:40 - Goldeneye - Baston Fen - female in corner pit also feral Barnacle Goose & c.70 Red-crested Pochard via (JJ)
29/10/17 - Little Auk - Gibraltar Point NNR - heading N also 2 Puffin, Pomarine Skua S
29/10/17 - 04:00 - Tawny Owl - Londonthorpe - 3 calling from back of Bellmount Tower Woods also Little Owl calling from Alma Park Woods via (TM)
28/10/17 - Shorelark - Donna Nook NNR - still at S end also Ring Ouzel. 
28/10/17 - Scaup - Frampton Marsh RSPB - still today also 2 Curlew Sandpiper & 2 Hen Harrier. 
28/10/17 - American Wigeon - Saltfleet Haven - in channel by Paradise Pool. 
28/10/17 - Great Egret - Kirkby on Bain GPs - this afternoon. 
28/10/17 - Ring Ouzel - Gibraltar Point NNR - this afternoon.
28/10/17 - Pomarine Skua - Gibraltar Point NNR - juv heading S
28/10/17 - Little Stint - Alkborough Flats - this morning.
28/10/17 - Scaup - Deeping Lakes LWT - ad/drk still this morning.
28/10/17 - 10:35 - Hen Harrier - Old Bolingbroke - male over Bolingbroke Castle heading E 
28/10/17 - Bittern - New Holland - at Fairfield Pit then headed towards Barrow Haven.
28/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 5 this morning also 3 Spotted Redshank. 
28/10/17 - LNY - Ring Ouzel - Gibraltar Point NNR - yesterday.
27/10/17 - Lapland Bunting - Donna Nook NNR - at S end. 
27/10/17 - Scaup - Deeping Lakes LWT - ad/drk on East Pit this morning. 
27/10/17 - LNY - Long-billed Dowitcher - Saltfleet Haven - juv still yesterday on Paradise Pool. 
27/10/17 - LNY - Cattle Egret - Saltfleetby St Clements - 3 yesterday still in field at Elm House Farm. 
27/10/17 - Black Redstart - Gibraltar Point NNR - today. 
26/10/17 - Hen Harrier - Frampton Marsh RSPB - male also Short-eared Owl, 7 Little Stint & 2 Scaup. 
26/10/17 - LNY - Mealy Redpoll - Gibraltar Point NNR - yesterday also Ring Ouzel.
26/10/17 - Hawfinch - Gibraltar Point NNR - over heading S
26/10/17 - 09:15 - Olive-backed Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - no sign by 09:15
26/10/17 - LNY - Hawfinch - Freiston Shore RSPB - yesterday. Little Stint - Alkborough Flats - 4 yesterday. Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - yesterday also Scaup. 
25/10/17 - LNY - Black Redstart - Sutton on Sea - by beach huts at Bohemia Point yesterday afternoon.
25/10/17 - LNY - Shorelark - Donna Nook NNR - still on the beach yesterday also c.50 Twite.
25/10/17 - 12:30 - Olive-backed Pipit - Gibraltar Point NNR - in hedge by cycle track then seen from North Hide.
25/10/17 - Hen Harrier - Kirton Marsh - 2 this morning.
25/10/17 - Hawfinch - Barton upon Humber - over Chowder Ness heading W
25/10/17 - LNY - Curlew Sandpiper - Gibraltar Point NNR - also Little Stint & 3 Velvet Scoter. 
24/10/17 - Hen Harrier - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 2 ringtail & 1 male.
24/10/17 - 13:50 - Red Kite - Londonthorpe - 2 over Church Lane heading towards Bellmount Tower via (TM)
24/10/17 - LNY - Lapland Bunting - Gibraltar Point NNR - over heading S also 6 Hawfinch & 5 Ring Ouzel.
23/10/17 - Shorelark - Donna Nook NNR - still on the beach also Yellow-browed Warbler & Short-eared Owl. 
23/10/17 - Hawfinch - Gibraltar Point NNR - this afternoon also Water Pipit.
23/10/17 - 09:00 - Hawfinch - Grimsby - over Freshney Parkway this morning also Ring Ouzel.
22/10/17 - Shorelark - Donna Nook NNR - on the beach also Twite. 
22/10/17 - Scaup - Deeping Lakes LWT - ad/drk on East Pit. 
22/10/17 - 12:45 - Ring Ouzel - Donna Nook NNR - by Stonebridge c\pk.
22/10/17 - 10:35 - Ring Ouzel - Gibraltar Point NNR - 3 around Mill Hill this morning.
21/10/17 - Bean Goose - Donna Nook NNR - sp. heading NW also Little Stint.
21/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 2 still today also 2 Curlew Sandpiper, juv/drk Scaup & Great Egret. 
21/10/17 - Black Redstart - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 near Yacht Club building today. 
21/10/17 - Lapland Bunting - Gibraltar Point NNR - over heading S also Black Tern & Arctic Tern. 
21/10/17 - Snow Bunting - Tetney Marshes RSPB - still today. 
21/10/17 - Common Buzzard - Burgh - 9 over heading S 1 very pale phase via (IL)
21/10/17 - Curlew Sandpiper - Gibraltar Point NNR - also 2 Ring Ouzel.
21/10/17 - Shorelark - Donna Nook NNR - 3 on beach at Quad 3
21/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - still also Black Redstart.
20/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Chapel Six Marshes - S of c/pk.
20/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Anderby Creek - in sycamores also Short-eared Owl & Arctic Tern.
20/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Donna Nook NNR - also 2 Ring Ouzel & Hen Harrier.
20/10/17 - Hawfinch - Gibraltar Point NNR - 1 in Plantation & 9 over heading S
20/10/17 - 08:45 - Snow Goose - Saltfleetby St Peter - over heading S with Pink-footed Geese.
19/10/17 - Lapland Bunting - Saltfleetby NNR - today also 2 Yellow-browed Warbler. 
19/10/17 - 14:50 - Great Egret - Thornton Reservoir - flew from Markfield end.
19/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - trapped and ringed in East Dunes.
19/10/17 - Redwing - Gibraltar Point NNR - 500 this morning also 5 Fieldfare, 40 Song Thrush, Firecrest, Garden Warbler & 4 Chiffchaff in West Dunes via (GIB)
18/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 2 today also juv/drk Scaup. 
18/10/17 - Snow Bunting - Gibraltar Point NNR - over heading S
18/10/17 - Little Stint - Freiston Shore RSPB - this morning.
17/10/17 - 14:30 - Leach's Petrel - Frampton Marsh RSPB - headed inland over scrapes.
17/10/17 - 11:48 - Pectoral Sandpiper - Covenham Reservoir - juv still on east bank showing well.
17/10/17 - 07:17 - Siberian Chiffchaff - Normandy - p. at Blue Lagoon by Normandy Road.
16/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 5 also 2 Curlew Sandpiper. 
16/10/17 - Woodlark - Gibraltar Point NNR - over heading S
16/10/17 - Long-billed Dowitcher - Saltfleet Haven - juv still on Paradise Pool.
16/10/17 - Pectoral Sandpiper - Covenham Reservoir - juv still this morning showing well.
16/10/17 - 04:10 - Tawny Owl - Londonthorpe - 2 h. calling in the back part of Bellmount Woods also Little Owl on a fence post by metal gates at the top of Church Lane at 14:00 via (TM)  
16/10/17 - LNY - Red-crested Pochard - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 12 yesterday.
15/10/17 - 14:10 - Pectoral Sandpiper - Covenham Reservoir - on north wall tho mobile also 3 Rock Pipit.
15/10/17 - Lapland Bunting - Gibraltar Point NNR - over heading S
15/10/17 - 11:15 - Firecrest - Gibraltar Point NNR - in plantation this morning.
15/10/17 - LNY - Wood Sandpiper - Tetney Marshes RSPB - yesterday also Snow Bunting.
14/10/17 - Snow Bunting - Donna Nook NNR - 2 on the beach today. 
14/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 7 today also Curlew Sandpiper. 
14/10/17 - Hawfinch - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 today.
14/10/17 - LNY - Cattle Egret - Saltfleetby St Clement - 3 still in fields between A1031/B1200 also 5 Little Egret in joining field via (IL)
14/10/17 - Long-billed Dowitcher - Saltfleet Haven - juv still on Paradise Pool.
14/10/17 - Hawfinch - Gibraltar Point NNR - over the V/C heading S also Bean Goose sp. over West Dunes with 3 Pink-footed Goose. Pied Flycatcher in sycamores in West Dunes. Yellow-browed Warbler in Plantation. Water Pipit on Jackson's Marsh
13/10/17 - Velvet Scoter - Gibraltar Point NNR - flew past this morning also Great Northern Diver plus Little Stint on Jackson's Marsh.
12/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - in East Dunes.
12/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Sleaford - at the farm at Greylees.
12/10/17 - Curlew Sandpiper - Gibraltar Point NNR - also Little Stint on Jackson's Marsh.
11/10/17 - Curlew Sandpiper - Gibraltar Point NNR - on Jackson's Marsh. 
11/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - at north building also Velvet Scoter heading S 
11/10/17 - Curlew Sandpiper - Freiston Shore RSPB - juv also 4 juv Little Stint from the hide.
11/10/17 - Pomarine Skua - Saltfleetby - juv heading N past Crook Bank also drk Velvet Scoter heading N plus Slavonian Grebe on the sea.
11/10/17 - LNY - Bittern - Boultham Mere - yesterday.
10/10/17 - 16:00 - Great Egret - Far Ings NR - today.
10/10/17 - 14:30 - Great Grey Shrike - Alkborough Flats - in Hawthorn at Trent Falls this afternoon.
10/10/17 - Little Stint - Gibraltar Point NNR - still today also 2 Spotted Redshank.
10/10/17 - LN - 06/10/17 - Woodlark - Snarestone - between Snarestone & Shackleton SK357082 
09/10/17 - Bean Goose - Donna Nook NNR - heading NW also Pied Flycatcher, 5 Yellow-browed Warbler & Twite.  
09/10/17 - Spoonbill - Donna Nook NNR - then headed N
09/10/17 - Short-eared Owl - Frampton Marsh RSPB - this afternoon.
09/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 still also Ring Ouzel, 2 Curlew Sandpiper plus 4 Scaup heading S
09/10/17 - 15:05 - Curlew Sandpiper - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 4 from East Hide also 8 Little Stint. 
09/10/17 - Curlew Sandpiper - Freiston Shore RSPB - juv on Lagoon this morning.
09/10/17 - 10:20 - Curlew Sandpiper NNR - Gibraltar Point NNR - on Jackson's Marsh.
09/10/17 - LNY - Ring Ouzel - Gibraltar Point NNR - yesterday also Short-eared Owl.
08/10/17 - Pied Flycatcher - Gibraltar Point NNR - in bushes viewed S from Mill Hill viewpoint.
08/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 trapped & ringed in East Dunes.
08/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 15 from 360 Hide also 10 Curlew Sandpiper.
08/10/17 - 08:40 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - at Mill Hill this morning.
07/10/17 - 22:00 - Barn Owl - Barkston - 1 over road after petrol garage via (A) 
07/10/17 - Little Stint - Donna Nook NNR - also Curlew Sandpiper. 
07/10/17 - 13:45 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - still along Syke's Farm track. 
07/10/17 - Scaup - Deeping Lakes LWT - ad/drk on East Pit. 
07/10/17 - Little Stint - Gibraltar Point NNR - still on Tennyson's Sands. 
07/10/17 - Cattle Egret - Saltfleetby St Clement - still at Elm House Farm. 
07/10/17 - Long-billed Dowitcher - Saltfleet Haven - juv still on Paradise Pool. 
06/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 30 today also 2 Curlew Sandpiper. 
06/10/17 - Hen Harrier - Gibraltar Point NNR - ringtail today. 
06/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 14 this morning. 
06/10/17 - 13:20 - Cattle Egret - Saltfleetby St Clement - 3 still at Elm House Farm.
06/10/17 - 13:34 - Long-billed Dowitcher - Saltfleet Haven - juv still this morning on Paradise Pool.
06/10/17 - 12:03 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Grantham - Belton House Gardens with mixed tit flock by first bench on the left as you walk into the gardens from the courtyard through the black gate/door, calling on & off, then moved with tits into garden following the hedge line left via (S)  
06/10/17 - 07:35 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - at N end of plantation by road to Syke's Farm tho e.
06/10/17 - LNY - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - by Gibraltar Road side yesterday. 
05/10/17 - Sooty Shearwater - Donna Nook NNR - 2 past today. 
05/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 10 toady also 5 Curlew Sandpiper. 
05/10/17 - Great Egret - Alkborough Flats - this morning.
05/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - in plantation.
04/10/17 - 10:00 - Marsh Warbler - Donna Nook NNR - singing between Stonebridge & Pye's Hall on NE side of scrub.
04/10/17 - Ruddy Shelduck - Deeping Lakes LWT - on East Pit.
04/10/17 - Firecrest - Saltfleetby NNR - in hawthorn c.100yds N of Crook Bank car park this morning. 
04/10/17 - Hen Harrier - Laughton Forest - this morning.
03/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Donna Nook NNR - 3 today.
03/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 18 today also 8 Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper & Great Egret. 
03/10/17 - 17:46 - Wood Sandpiper - Gibraltar Point NNR - on Jackson's Marsh. 
03/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - in West Dunes. 
03/10/17 - 08:45 - Firecrest - Gibraltar Point NNR - in West Dunes in hawthorn near sycamores.
02/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - c.30 also c.5 Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper & 2 Great Egret. 
02/10/17 - Cattle Egret - Saltfleetby St Clement - 3 at Elm House Farm. 
02/10/17 - Long-billed Dowitcher - Saltfleet - juv still this morning. 
02/10/17 - 07:15 - Short-eared Owl - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 2 from Raptor Watchpoint this morning. 
02/10/17 - LNY - Tawny Owl - Londonthorpe - 3 calling from Belmount Woods yesterday late evening via  (TM)
01/10/17 - Little Stint - Toft Newton Reservoir - this morning. 
01/10/17 - 13:45 - Rough-legged Buzzard - Hemingby - r. over heading SW
01/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 47 also 7 Curlew Sandpiper & 8 Spotted Redshank. 
01/10/17 - Long-billed Dowitcher - Saltfleet Haven - juv still today. 
01/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - by Gibraltar Road also 4 Spotted Redshank on Jackson's Marsh.
01/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Donna Nook - 2 at MOD buildings.
01/10/17 - 16:04 - Hen Harrier - Gibraltar Point NNR - ringtail from Wash Viewpoint.
01/10/17 - 14:10 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Saltfleet - 1 at Sea View at Sandbank bungalow in a garden.
01/10/17 - 14:50 - Cattle Egret - Saltfleetby St Clements - 2 in cattle field by A1031/B1200 junction.
01/10/17 - 14:44 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - c.30 from 360 Hide also 6 Curlew Sandpiper also Great Egret NE of V/C via (S)
01/10/17 - Curlew Sandpiper - Gibraltar Point NNR - on Croft Marsh from Harvey's Hide.
01/10/17 - Spoonbill - Gibraltar Point NNR - 2 on Jackson's Marsh.
01/10/17 - Little Stint - Frampton Marsh RSPB - 41 on Middle Scrape this morning also 5 Curlew Sandpiper & 2 Great Egret.
01/10/17 - Wood Sandpiper - Frampton Marsh RSPB - at Marsh Farm this morning also LNY 3 Great Egret.
01/10/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Gibraltar Point NNR - near Mill Hill also Woodlark plus Black Tern heading S

Sightings Key
LN - Late News
LNY - Late News Yesterday
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
vizmig - Visible Migration
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
V/C - Visitor Centre