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South Gare
South Gare South Gare, April 2007. © Ian Boustead
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hide section Recent sightings in Cleveland (10)

14:18 02/09/14
14:00
13:47 01/09/14
12:30
12:19 31/08/14
11:45
10:29 31/08/14
10:15
21:12 30/08/14
20:00

10 reports returned.

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County Recorder
 Tom Francis, 108 Ashton Rd, Glebe Est., Norton, Stockton-on-Tees TS20 1RE
 

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust
 http://www.wildlifetrust.org.uk/teesvalley/

Teesmouth Bird Club
 http://www.teesmouthbc.com

hide section Past rarities in Cleveland (70 species)

The following species have occurred in Cleveland and are listed in the ORB archive. Bird News Extra subscribers can click on each species for details of past Cleveland records.

Macaronesian Shearwater  
Double-crested Cormorant  
Little Bittern  
Black Stork  
Blue-winged Teal  
Lesser Scaup  
King Eider  
Bufflehead  
Pallid Harrier  
Gyr Falcon  
Baillon's Crake  
Sandhill Crane  
Macqueen's Bustard  
Black-winged Stilt  
Pacific Golden Plover  
Great Knot  
Semipalmated Sandpiper  
Long-toed Stint  
Baird's Sandpiper  
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper  
Broad-billed Sandpiper  
Great Snipe  
Short-billed Dowitcher  
Long-billed Dowitcher  
Marsh Sandpiper  
Lesser Yellowlegs  
Terek Sandpiper  
Spotted Sandpiper  
Wilson's Phalarope  
Laughing Gull  
Franklin's Gull  
Bonaparte's Gull  
Glaucous-winged Gull  
Ross's Gull  
Ivory Gull  
Gull-billed Tern  
Caspian Tern  
Lesser Crested Tern  
Bridled Tern  
Whiskered Tern  
Pallas's Sandgrouse  
Great Spotted Cuckoo  
Black-billed Cuckoo  
Snowy Owl  
Tengmalm's Owl  
Pallid Swift  
Little Swift  
European Roller  
Cliff Swallow  
Citrine Wagtail  
Thrush Nightingale  
Red-flanked Bluetail  
White-throated Robin  
Siberian Stonechat  
Pied Wheatear  
Desert Wheatear  
Dusky Thrush  
Black-throated Thrush  
Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler  
Savi's Warbler  
Paddyfield Warbler  
Great Reed Warbler  
Booted Warbler  
Eastern Subalpine Warbler (ssp. albistriata)  
Western Orphean Warbler  
Arctic Warbler  
Hume's Warbler  
Eurasian Penduline Tit  
Lesser Grey Shrike  
Red-eyed Vireo  

hide section Articles (6)

Thu 11/07/13
Rarity finders: One good tern deserves another…viewing
Rarity finders One good tern deserves another…viewing
Adrian Pitches recounts his extraordinary stroke of luck in relocating the Northumberland Bridled Tern on one of his Cleveland patches.  read on read on
Wed 10/12/08
Review: The Breeding Birds of Cleveland by Graeme Joynt, Ted Parker and Vic Fairbrother
Review The Breeding Birds of Cleveland by Graeme Joynt, Ted Parker and Vic Fairbrother
John McLoughlin reviews a ground-breaking atlas of Cleveland's birds.  read on read on
Mon 11/09/06 Webzine subscribers only
The European Roller in Cleveland: August 2006
The European Roller in Cleveland
On a visit to his local patch Ian Boustead couldn't believe his eyes when stumbled across a juvenile European Roller on 'the Gare' on the 18th August.  read on read on
Wed 08/09/04
Birders Invited to Explore What's in Store at Saltholme, Teesside
Birders Invited to Explore What's in Store at Saltholme, Teesside
The flagship regeneration project at Saltholme is one of the largest wetland re-creation projects in the north of England.  read on read on
Tue 03/09/02 Webzine subscribers only
Megas From the Past: Long-toed Stint, Cleveland, August 1982
Megas From the Past
From 28th August to 1st September 1982, Saltholme Pool (Cleveland), was the focus of attention as the identification of the first Long-toed Stint for Britain and Ireland unravelled over several days, allowing news to reach the grapevines and many observers to travel to see this rare wader.  read on read on
Thu 24/01/02
BOURC: Slender-billed Curlew added to Category A
BOURC Slender-billed Curlew added to Category A
The BOURC has accepted the globally threatened Slender-billed Curlew onto the British List following the bird seen in Northumberland in 1998, described as "probably the most important record ever considered by the BBRC".  read on read on

hide section Key sites and species in Cleveland (8)

Cleveland includes sites that are among the best in the country for the following species:

Red Grouse
Sooty Shearwater
Wryneck
Icterine Warbler
Twite
Hawfinch
Lapland Bunting
Snow Bunting

Bird News Extra subscribers can log in to see a list of sites where these species may be found, with comments on their likelihood and the best areas to look.

hide section Birding sites in Cleveland (93)

Click on a site name for more details of the site (Bird News Extra subscribers only), on a Grid reference for a map, on the picture thumbnail for images of the site (or on upload to share your own images), on "link" for a listing from BirdTrack, and on Add/Update to submit your own site details.

Grid references are generic references for the named sites and indicate the general area, not the exact location of any particular bird. No right of access should be inferred from the inclusion of these grid references.

SiteGRPicturesBirdTrackAdd/update details
Acklam Acklam NZ4817 NZ4817 upload upload link link add add
Billingham Billingham ·NZ4624 NZ4624 upload upload link link add add
Birk Brow Birk Brow ·NZ6515 NZ6515 upload upload link link add add
Boulby Boulby ·NZ7618 NZ7618 upload upload link link add add
Bowesfield Marsh Bowesfield Marsh ··NZ4416 NZ4416 upload upload link link update update
Bran Sands Bran Sands ·NZ5526 NZ5526 upload upload link link add add
Brotton Brotton ·NZ6919 NZ6919 upload upload link link add add
Carlin How Carlin How ·NZ7019 NZ7019 upload upload link link add add
Cattersty Gill Cattersty Gill ··NZ7020 NZ7020 upload upload link link update update
Claphow Reservoir Claphow Reservoir ·NZ6717 NZ6717 upload upload link link add add
Coatham Marsh TVWT Coatham Marsh TVWT ··NZ5824 NZ5824 upload upload link link update update
Coulby Newham Coulby Newham ·NZ5014 NZ5014 upload upload link link add add
Cowbar Cowbar ··NZ7718 NZ7718 Site picture link link update update
Cowpen Bewley Cowpen Bewley ·NZ4824 NZ4824 upload upload link link add add
Cowpen Marsh Cowpen Marsh ·NZ5025 NZ5025 upload upload link link add add
Crookfoot Reservoir Crookfoot Reservoir ·NZ4331 NZ4331 upload upload link link add add
Dalton Piercy Dalton Piercy ·NZ4631 NZ4631 upload upload link link add add
Dorman's Pool Dorman's Pool ·NZ515230 NZ515230 upload upload link link add add
Dormanstown Dormanstown ·NZ5823 NZ5823 upload upload link link add add
Dunsdale Dunsdale ·NZ6118 NZ6118 upload upload link link add add
Eaglescliffe Eaglescliffe ·NZ4114 NZ4114 upload upload link link add add
Easington Easington ·NZ7417 NZ7417 upload upload link link add add
Elwick Elwick ·NZ4532 NZ4532 upload upload link link add add
Errington Wood Errington Wood ·NZ625205 NZ625205 upload upload link link add add
Gisborough Moor Gisborough Moor ·NZ6213 NZ6213 upload upload link link add add
Grangetown Grangetown ·NZ5520 NZ5520 upload upload link link add add
Greatham Creek Greatham Creek ·NZ510254 NZ510254 upload upload link link add add
Greenabella Marsh Greenabella Marsh ··NZ515260 NZ515260 upload upload link link update update
Grinkle Park Grinkle Park ·NZ7314 NZ7314 upload upload link link add add
Guisborough Guisborough ··NZ6015 NZ6015 upload upload link link update update
Guisborough Forest Guisborough Forest ··NZ5814 NZ5814 upload upload link link update update
Hart Warren Hart Warren ·NZ4935 NZ4935 upload upload link link add add
Hartlepool Hartlepool ··NZ5033 NZ5033 upload upload link link update update
Hartlepool Headland Hartlepool Headland ··NZ5333 NZ5333 Site picture (3 pictures) link link update update
Haverton Hill Haverton Hill ·NZ4822 NZ4822 upload upload link link add add
Hemlington Hemlington ·NZ4914 NZ4914 upload upload link link add add
Hilton Hilton ·NZ4611 NZ4611 upload upload link link add add
Hutton Gate Hutton Gate ·NZ5914 NZ5914 upload upload link link add add
Hutton Village Hutton Village ·NZ6013 NZ6013 upload upload link link add add
Ingleby Barwick Ingleby Barwick ·NZ4413 NZ4413 upload upload link link add add
Kilton Thorpe Kilton Thorpe ·NZ6917 NZ6917 upload upload link link add add
Kirklevington Kirklevington ·NZ4209 NZ4209 upload upload link link add add
Lingdale Lingdale ·NZ6616 NZ6616 upload upload link link add add
Liverton Moor Liverton Moor ·NZ7212 NZ7212 upload upload link link add add
Lockwood Beck Reservoir Lockwood Beck Reservoir ·NZ6713 NZ6713 upload upload link link add add
Loftus Loftus ·NZ7118 NZ7118 upload upload link link add add
Long Drag Long Drag ··NZ515245 NZ515245 upload upload link link update update
Longnewton Longnewton ·NZ3816 NZ3816 upload upload link link add add
Lovell Hill Pools Lovell Hill Pools ·NZ5918 NZ5918 upload upload link link add add
Low Middleton Low Middleton ·NZ3610 NZ3610 upload upload link link add add
Margrove Ponds Margrove Ponds ··NZ652162 NZ652162 upload upload link link update update
Marske Stray Marske Stray ··NZ628236 NZ628236 upload upload link link update update
Marske-by-the-Sea Marske-by-the-Sea ·NZ6322 NZ6322 upload upload link link add add
Marton Marton ·NZ5115 NZ5115 upload upload link link add add
Middlesbrough Middlesbrough ·NZ4920 NZ4920 upload upload link link add add
New Marske New Marske ·NZ6220 NZ6220 upload upload link link add add
Newton Bewley Newton Bewley ·NZ4626 NZ4626 upload upload link link add add
Normanby Normanby ·NZ5518 NZ5518 upload upload link link add add
North Gare North Gare ·NZ5428 NZ5428 upload upload link link add add
Nunthorpe Nunthorpe ·NZ5314 NZ5314 upload upload link link add add
Pinchinthorpe Pinchinthorpe ·NZ5815 NZ5815 upload upload link link add add
Port Clarence Port Clarence ·NZ5021 NZ5021 upload upload link link add add
Portrack Marsh Portrack Marsh ··NZ4619 NZ4619 upload upload link link update update
Reclamation Pond Reclamation Pond ·NZ520231 NZ520231 upload upload link link add add
Redcar Redcar ·NZ6024 NZ6024 upload upload link link add add
Roseberry Topping Roseberry Topping ·NZ5712 NZ5712 upload upload link link add add
Saltburn Saltburn ·NZ6621 NZ6621 upload upload link link add add
Saltholme RSPB Saltholme RSPB ···NZ507228 NZ507228 Site picture (2 pictures) link link update update
Scaling Dam Reservoir Scaling Dam Reservoir ··NZ7412 NZ7412 upload upload link link update update
Seal Sands Seal Sands ·NZ5225 NZ5225 upload upload link link add add
Seaton Carew Seaton Carew ·NZ5229 NZ5229 upload upload link link add add
Seaton Common Seaton Common ·NZ5327 NZ5327 upload upload link link add add
Seaton Snook Seaton Snook ·NZ540270 NZ540270 upload upload link link add add
Skelton Skelton ·NZ6518 NZ6518 upload upload link link add add
Skinningrove Skinningrove ·NZ7119 NZ7119 upload upload link link add add
Sleddale Sleddale ·NZ6112 NZ6112 upload upload link link add add
South Bank South Bank ·NZ5320 NZ5320 upload upload link link add add
South Gare South Gare ··NZ5527 NZ5527 Site picture (6 pictures) link link update update
Stanghow Moor Stanghow Moor ·NZ6512 NZ6512 upload upload link link add add
Stillington Stillington ·NZ3723 NZ3723 upload upload link link add add
Stockton-on-Tees Stockton-on-Tees ·NZ4219 NZ4219 upload upload link link add add
Teesmouth Teesmouth ··NZ5427 NZ5427 Site picture link link update update
Thornaby-on-Tees Thornaby-on-Tees ·NZ4516 NZ4516 upload upload link link add add
Thorpe Thewels Thorpe Thewels ·NZ4022 NZ4022 upload upload link link add add
undisclosed site undisclosed site   upload upload   add add
Upleatham Upleatham ·NZ6319 NZ6319 upload upload link link add add
Warsett Hill Warsett Hill ·NZ6921 NZ6921 upload upload link link add add
Waupley Moor Waupley Moor ·NZ7212 NZ7212 upload upload link link add add
Westworth Wood Westworth Wood ·NZ6313 NZ6313 upload upload link link add add
Wolviston Wolviston ·NZ4525 NZ4525 upload upload link link add add
Wynyard Wynyard ··NZ4226 NZ4226 upload upload link link update update
Yarm Yarm ·NZ4111 NZ4111 upload upload link link add add
Yearby Yearby ·NZ6021 NZ6021 upload upload link link add add

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