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Cleethorpes to Tetney (1 Viewer)

Neil Kurz

Active member
Hi all,
Good day weather-wise Sunday, 25th April. Set off from Cleethorpes along sea front and saw not a lot, but overall, not bad:-
Meridian car park - Whitethroats - 2
Tetney marsh - fem. Hen Harrier and cuckoo (song and flight)
Tetney Haven sluice gates - pair of Common Sandpipers
 

Steve Lister

Senior Birder, ex County Recorder, Garden Moths.
United Kingdom
Hi Nipper

Did you have a good look at the female Hen Harrier ? Late April it is just as likely to be a Montagu's Harrier, and one has been reported at Messingham, not too far away from you.

Cheers
Steve
 

Neil Kurz

Active member
Re Hen Harrier

Steve Lister said:
Hi Nipper

Did you have a good look at the female Hen Harrier ? Late April it is just as likely to be a Montagu's Harrier, and one has been reported at Messingham, not too far away from you.

Cheers
Steve
Thanks for that, Steve, sorry for the late reply. The depth of her wings and number of fingers still lean me towards a hen harrier.
Nipper
 

Neil Kurz

Active member
Sorry Steve, still getting the feel of this layout. In case you didn't get my earlier attempt to reply, I thought the depth of her wings and number of 'fingers' still leans me towards a hen harrier.
 

intellectual

Well-known member
England
Nipper said:
Sorry Steve, still getting the feel of this layout. In case you didn't get my earlier attempt to reply, I thought the depth of her wings and number of 'fingers' still leans me towards a hen harrier.

Hi Nipper,

The Montagu's Harrier at Messingham was a female, I saw it along with a few more birders.

Regards
 
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