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6:23pm 24-01-2011
colin king
Bean Goose and Willow Tit still at Scaling this am.
5:31pm 24-01-2011
peter garbutt
1st winter glaucous gull seen at 230pm on seaton landfill.north gare-1 velvet scoter.a small flock of grey plover on the shore line.great crested grebes on the sea in double figures.
4:05pm 24-01-2011
Ted Parker
Seaton Meadows Landfill this morning: a first-winter Glaucous Gull and adult Yellow-legged and Iceland Gulls feeding on newly-spread rubbish. At Dormans Pool 40 Twites in scrub by upper car park mid afternoon and a Great Spotted Woodpecker on the Jeff Youngs Hide feeders.
1:54pm 24-01-2011
Julie Hogg
Seaton Common: 1st winter Glaucous Gull on grassland opposite tip 08:30 -09:00
11:50pm 23-01-2011
jason
Redhead Smew in the far channel at Crookfoot this morning. Plenty of Goldeneye displaying, lovely to see.
9:17pm 23-01-2011
Julie Mason
1 Black-necked Grebe in Seaton Channel near the power station between 1 - 2.30 pm. A Peregrine was also showing very well over Seal Sands too. At 4.10 pm a Barn Owl was seen from the Cowpen Marsh car park.
8:19pm 23-01-2011
Maurice Local
On behalf of the 22 people who turned up for a tour of Hartlepool Headland, I would like to thank Chris Sharp who tried hard to find the birds but unfortunately things were very quiet. Still the air was fresh and the company good.
4:43pm 23-01-2011
John Pethullis
Rough Legged Buzzard South of Sleddale on Westerdale road 2.00. Goshawk from Woodend road off Westerdale.
8:17pm 22-01-2011
Julie Mason
2 Black-necked Grebe and up to 5 Red-breasted Merganser in Seaton Channel between 11 am - 1 pm. Barn Owl seen at 4 pm near Teesmouth National Nature Reserve Car Park.
6:56pm 22-01-2011
James Robson
Crookfoot reservoir late lunchtime - Smew (redhead) amongst Goldeneye. Wigeon, Tufted, Mallard, Coot, Greylag, Common Gull.  No sign of Green Sandpiper.
Headland early afternoon - Med Gull, Curlew, Eider, Common Scoter (female), Purple Sandpiper, Knot, Turnstone, Oystercatcher.
Seaton Carew and Cowpen tips - no sign of Glaucous, Iceland, YL or Caspian gulls reported?
Greenabella late afternoon - SEO, Barn Owl and good number of Stock Dove between creek and powerstation and Pink-footed Goose amongst Greylag towards PSI.
5:00pm 22-01-2011
Ted Parker/Don Page
At Scaling Dam today (10.00-15.30); The Tundra Bean Goose flew in and was present for most of the late morning and afternoon with a flock of 159 Greylag, 5 Pink-footed and 57 Canada Geese.  Also present: a pair of Pintail (very uncommon at this site), 16 Goldeneyes (including some impressive displaying males) and a Willow Tit regularly visiting the feeder.
11:01pm 21-01-2011
Mike Leakey
Low Tide Count on Seal Sands this morning produced 2 little grebe, 365 shelduck, 184 wigeon, 23 teal, 46 mallard, 13 pintail, 191 oystercatcher, 22 ringed plover, 63 grey plover, 46 lapwing, 1 knot, 841 dunlin, 32 black-tailed godwit, 34 bar-tailed godwit, 359 curlew, 233 redshank and 2 turnstone.

Also barn owl over No4 Brinefield at 2.30pm.
10:28pm 21-01-2011
chip f
i was at the headland late  afternoon and again no redshank :-(
mind you there were very few birds about . couple of eider in the bay and that was it.
same at marina. 2 rb merganser and 3 little grebe by the wingfield castle.
10:01pm 21-01-2011
Eddie H
As far as I'm aware they work Saturdays.
Place is always awash with Gulls.

  Eddie
9:08pm 21-01-2011
Andrew Kinghorn
Do any of the tips work on a Saturday? Just a query as I was going to come through to look for the Glaucous and Iceland Gull but not much point if the tips are closed. Thanks in advance.
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