Friday, 15 February 2019

Friday 15th February

There were 6 Goosanders at Harwood Dale Lake this morning, while at Wykeham South Lake there were 8 Goldeneye, 2 Gadwall, 2 Egyptian Geese, 6 Oystercatchers and a Barn Owl. A Great Grey Shrike was seen at Derwent Head in Langdale Forest, plus 4 Common Buzzards and a Kestrel in the area. 80 Pink-footed Geese flew over Seamer Mead. At Scalby Mills in the late afternoon there were 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 33 Common Gulls and 2 Mediterranean Gulls.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190215

Crossbill - Rose Habberley


Thursday, 14 February 2019

Thursday 14th February

This morning at Wykeham South Lake there were 12 Wigeon, a Pochard, a Great White Egret, 26 Tufted Duck, a Redshank, 4 Oystercatchers, 10 Reed Buntings and a 2 Common Partridge. The Whimbrel was again seen - this time feeding in the field by the Crook Ness car park with a group of Curlews. There were 2 Great Crested Grebes at Burton Riggs, and an Egyptian Goose briefy at Seamer Tip Pool. 20 Linnets were seen at Seamer Mead and 100 Pink-footed Geese flew south over Seamer. A Dipper and 2 Purple Sandpipers were spotted at Scalby Mills, and a Treecreeper, a pair of Bullfinches and a Grey Wagtail at the Open Air Theatre. A Dipper was also seen at Boggle Hole on the stream just behind the youth hostel this afternoon.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190214

Barn Owl - Melanie Pearl


Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Wednesday 13th February

A Whimbrel left its roost in Burniston Bay this morning and flew to the field west of Fields Farm. A Great White Egret and a Barn Owl were seen at Wykeham South Lake, and a Great Northern Diver was seen just off the harbour. A ring-tailed Hen Harrier was spotted flying west over Cayton Carr late morning. There were a pair of Stonechats on the cliffs at the south end of Jackson's Bay this afternoon, and 12 Curlew were in the fields at Cromer Point. 6 Reed Buntings, 3 Yellowhammers, and a Common Snipe were seen in the Scalby Lodge area, and at Scalby Mills the red ringed Mediterranean Gull that has wintered each year in Scarborough since being ringed in Poland in 2013.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190213

The ringed Mediterranean Gull - Steven Wignill

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Tuesday 12th February

A Red-throated Diver was in the harbour this morning, and a Barn Owl was hunting near Wykeham South Lake. An Oystercatcher, a Marsh Tit, a Goldcrest, a Redwing, a Goosander and a Great Crested Grebe were seen at Burton Riggs. 180 Pink-footed Geese flew north over Seamer Tip, while 4 more were seen present in the area. At Johnson's Marsh there were 11 Wigeon, 44 Teal and 15 Redshank. Highlights from Long Nab included 3 Shelduck and 4 Common Scoter passing. At Potter Brompton Carr there were 120+ Fieldfare and 6 Redwing. 150+ Brambling were spotted in a field north-west of Malton Cote Farm, while 170 Chaffinch and 20 Linnets were seen near Givendale Head Farm. 30+ Crossbills were seen in Dalby Forest, but there was no sign today of the Great Grey Shrike. The Great Northern Diver was again at Wykeham South Lake, also 4 Pintail, 5 Gadwall, 12 Goldeneye, 3 Grey Herons and a Barn Owl.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190212

Rock Pipit at the harbour - David Caulfield

Monday, 11 February 2019

Monday 11th February

At Wykeham South Lake this morning there were 2 Great White Egrets, 9 Goldeneye, 2 Oystercatchers, 2 Egyptian Geese and a Barn Owl; plus 300+ Golden Plover and 500+ Lapwing in the fields. There were 2 Willow Tits on the riverbank near Wrench Green, and 3 Redshank and 2 Tufted Duck at Johnson's Marsh. Highlights from Long Nab included 2 Velvet Scoters, a Lapwing, an Eider flying south and 8 Skylarks flying north. On Cayton Carrs this afternoon there were 170 Lapwing, 102 Curlew, 3 Common Buzzards and a Snipe.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190211

Redshank - Mavis Smith

...and more Redshank - Stuart Baines


Sunday, 10 February 2019

Sunday 10th February

There were 5 adult Mediterranean Gulls at Holbeck Car Park this morning, and 436 Wigeon plus 5 Purple Sandpipers at Scalby MiIlls. The Great Grey Shrike was again seen in the clearing at the top of Housedale in Dalby Forest, plus 3 Goshawks and 20+ Crossbills. A Goosander was at Burton Riggs and a Green Sandpiper at the pond to the north side of Seamer Tip. 3 Great White Egrets and a Great Northern Diver were at Wykeham South Lake, and another Great Northern Diver and 12 Common Scoters in Cornelian Bay. At least one Tundra Bean Goose was present among other geese on Flotmanby Carr.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190210

Kingfisher behind Open Air Theatre - Stuart Baines


Saturday, 9 February 2019

Saturday 9th February

A second calendar year Iceland Gull was seen briefly at Scalby Mills at 10.40am before drifting north. A drake Pintail (with a yellow ring) was at Johnson's Marsh and a tame drake on Peasholm Park in the afternoon was presumably the same bird. A Water Rail was seen at the cut reedbed at the Open Air Theatre. A "Bridled" Guillemot was in the harbour (second day).

An increase in gulls moving at Long Nab today: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190209

"Bridled" Guillemot in the harbour - Keven Groocock


Pintail Johnson's Marsh - Chris Bell

 

Friday, 8 February 2019

Friday 8th February

A Yellow-legged Gull was at Scalby Mills today, also an adult Lbb Gull seen there. The Great Egret and Great Northern Diver were again at Wykeham South Lake. A Green Sandpiper was at the pond north of Seamer tip, 45 Jackdaws just east of the tip pool. A Great Crested Grebe at Burton Riggs. A single Whooper Swan was with the Mute herd at Foulbridge Lane. At the Open Air Theatre a Kingfisher and Grey Wagtail. Thornton Carrs held a Green Sandpiper and 4 Mute Swans. 10 Corn Buntings in the field opposite White House Farm, Low Marishes.

A quiet seawatch at Long Nab: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190208



Yellow-legged Gull Scalby Mills - Nick Addey

 

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Thursday 7th February

Highlights from Long Nab this morning included 18 Red-throated Divers feeding offshore. A Little Egret was seen in Brompton Beck, and the Great Grey Shrike was showing well again in the clearing at the top of Housedale, Dalby Forest. There were 32 Mute Swans below Snainton on Foulbridge Lane, and 3 Grey Plovers in Cornelian Bay. 4 Pink-footed Geese were spotted in a mixed goose flock below Seamer Tip Pool.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190207

Great Grey Shrike in Dalby Forest - Graham Sigsworth


Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Wednesday 6th February

The Great Grey Skrike was again present in the clearing near the top of Housedale in Dalby Forest this morning, though there was no sign of it there in the early afternoon. One was seen, however, a bit over a kilometre north-west of there, and another was sighted in Cropton Forest. There was a Chiffchaff near the Long Nab observatory in the early morning. 3 Goshawks, 7+ Buzzards, a Peregrine and 2 Ravens were seen from the Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint, and a Great White Egret was still present at Wykeham Lakes. There were 5 Grey Plovers in Cornelian Bay.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190206

Reed Bunting at Seamer Tip Pool - Paul Tozer


Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Tuesday 5th February

An adult Iceland Gull flew south-east past Long Nab this morning, and (the same one?) was seen an hour and a half later flying over Scalby Mills towards Peasholm. Later a Mediterranean Gull was seen at Peasholm but not the Iceland Gull. There was a Curlew on Flixton Carr where a Great White Egret flew overhead southwards. At Seamer Tip Pool there was a Great White Egret in the morning and 3 Pink-footed Geese among Greylag Geese in the afternoon. A Green Woodpecker was at Hilla Green and 3 Mandarin Ducks were on Hackness Lake.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190205

Great White Egret -Joe Bamfield

Black-headed Gull - Paul Malton

Monday, 4 February 2019

Monday 4th February

Early this morning the Whimbrel flew from its roost in Burniston Bay to the field by Fields Farm. At Potter Brompton Carr there was a Water Rail, 36 Lapwing and 7 Snipe. A Great Grey Shrike was again seen in Dalby Forest, this time in a clearing at the top of Housedale. Also in the area were about 30 Crossbills and a Woodcock. There was a Great Northern Diver in the harbour mouth and 231 Wigeon at Scalby Mills. At Wykeham South Lake there were 41 Teal, 2 Gadwall, a Goosander (red-headed), 4 Goldeneye, 3 Little Grebes and 9 Great Crested Grebes, while at Johnson's Marsh there were 62 Teal. A Goshawk and 7 Buzzards were seen from Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190204

Long-tailed Tit -Stuart Baines


Sunday, 3 February 2019

Sunday 3rd February

No reports of the Bittern today, but a Water Rail was seen at Seamer Tip Pool. Highlights from Long Nab included 16 Golden Plover in the observatory field and another 35 flying south, 42+ Skylarks, and 10 Red-throated Divers feeding offshore. In Cornelian Bay there were 5 Grey Plover, a Shelduck, 2 Mallards, and a Common Scoter, while a Great Crested Grebe was in the harbour. On Thornton Carrs there were 4 Green Sandpipers, a Snipe and 5 Common Buzzards.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190203

Lesser Redpoll - Judi Kent Pyrah

Greylag - Chris Bell


Saturday, 2 February 2019

Saturday 2nd February

The Great Northern Diver remained at Wykeham South Lake this morning, and there was another, together with 5 Red-throated Divers in Cornelian Bay. A Great Northern Diver was also seen in the harbour in the early afternoon, plus 2 Guillemots. In the morning a Bittern was seen flying then landing back in the reeds at Seamer Tip Pool, where a Pink-footed Goose was also seen later in the day. 7 Waxwings were again present in Church Lane, Thornton Dale.

Blackbird making quite a splash - Chris Dalton

Bittern at Seamer Tip Pool - Iain Leadley

Friday, 1 February 2019

Friday 1st February

A Great Northern Diver was again at Wykeham South Lake this morning, while 5 Whooper Swans and 2 Mute Swans were in a field beside the approach road, and up to 100 Golden Plover were with a flock of Lapwings in another field. About 200 Brambling were seen with a big mixed finch flock on Wykeham causeway, plus 300+ Fieldfare nearby. At Long Nab there were 132 Golden Plover in the observatory field, while 2 drake Eiders flew south. 7 Waxwings were reported back in Thornton Dale in the early afternoon. At the harbour there was a Great Northern Diver, and at Holbeck car park there were 8 Mediterranean Gulls (6 adults and 2 second winter birds).

Full count fro Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190201

Rock Pipit off Marine Drive - Rose Habberley

Golden Plover - Nick Addey


Thursday, 31 January 2019

Friday 31st January

At Wykeham South Lake this morning there were 9 Great Crested Grebes, a Great Northern Diver, 8 Goldeneye, 3 Shellduck, 53 Coot, 47 Tufted Duck and 9 Whooper Swans (5 of them adult) which flew off westwards. In the fields nearby were 400+ Lapwing and 50+ Golden Plover. 7 Mediterranean Gulls (6 adults and a second winter bird) were present at Holbeck, plus another 3 adults in a field next to the A165 Osgoodby roundabout junction. At North Moor there were 27 Fieldfare, 42 Lapwing and 3 Common Gulls, while at Hutton Buscel there were 6 Lesser Redpolls and a Little Owl. Late in the afternoon 7 Waxwings were spotted in a garden in Thornton Dale.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190131

Moorhen dancing on ice - Paul Malton

Waxwing - Graham Sigsworth


Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Wednesday 30th January

A Great Northern Diver remained at Wykeham South Lake today, and another was again in the harbour before flying off towards Holbeck. 2 Little Owls were seen at Hutton Buscel, where a flock of 30 Lapwings were 2 fields north of the walled garden. Highlights from Long Nab included 37 Golden Plover in the observatory field and 48 Red-throated Divers flying past.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190130

Golden Plover - Pauline Dent

Barn Owl - Paul Malton

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Tuesday 29th January

The highlight from Long Nab this morning was an immature Glaucous Gull flying south, and later in the day a Goldeneye and 42 Pink-footed Geese going north. At Wykeham South Lake there was a Great Northern Diver, 11 Cormorants, 8 Great Crested Grebes, 3 Little Grebes and 4 Goldeneye. 15 Corn Buntings were once again spotted near White House Farm, Low Marishes. Lastly, a Chiffchaff and a Snipe were seen in a garden in Barmoor Close, Scalby this morning.


Sparrowhawk - Keith Raper

Monday, 28 January 2019

Monday 28th January

There were 2 Great Northern Divers in the harbour this morning, near Luna Park and a Whimbrel and a Woodcock at Long Nab. At least 3 Goshawks and 6 Buzzards were sighted from Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint, and a Great Grey Shrike was spotted in Dalby Forest in a clearing at the top of Flainsey Rigg.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190128

Siskin - Mick Francis

Great Northern Diver - Joe Bamfield


Sunday, 27 January 2019

Sunday 27th January

Rather little news in on this blowy Sunday. There were 2 Marsh Tits in Peasholm Glen this morning, and a flock of 90 Jackdaws in Newby. 98 Guillemots, a Razorbill, a Common Scoter and 80 Gannets were seen passing Long Nab, and there was a Great Northern Diver in the inner harbour.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190127

Dunnock - Beverley Senturk


Saturday, 26 January 2019

Saturday 26th January

Highlights from Long Nab this morning include a Great Northern Diver, 35 Red-throated Divers, a Common Scoter and 2 Velvet Scoters passing, plus 12 more Red-throated Divers and 70+ Guillemots feeding offshore. In the harbour there were 20 Purple Sandpipers roosting and a Razorbill in the harbour mouth. There were 320 Herring Gulls, a Common Gull and a second calendar year Mediterranean Gull at Scalby Mills, and about 90 Pink-footed Geese flew north over North Bay. 19 Crossbills were seen in Cloughton Woods and a pair of Stonechats were spotted on the cliffs at the southern end of Jackson's Bay.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190126

Kingfisher - Paul Malton


Friday, 25 January 2019

Friday 25th January

This afternoon there were about 50 Bramblings with a finch flock along Long Causeway Road, and 3 Great White Egrets, a drake Pochard and 5 Goldeneye on Wykeham South Lake. At Scalby Mills there was a Little Grebe, and in Thornton Dale there was a Dipper on the stream. At Wilton Heights 2 Goshawks were heard, and 6 Bramblings, 4 Tree Sparrows, 25 Yellowhammers, 45 Chaffinches and 3 Buzzards were seen. 46 Corn Buntings were again present in a field near the entrance to White House farm, Low Marishes, together with 120 Fieldfare (grid ref:SE823 776). There were 2 Dippers at Hilla Green bridge, Troutsdale, and 5 Gadwall and 25 Teal on Scampston Lake.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190125

Great Spotted Woodpecker - Jan and Gary Powell


Thursday, 24 January 2019

Thursday 24th January

Early this morning there were 2 Barn Owls seen at Brompton and a Dipper in the beck at Scalby Mills. There were 2 Wigeon, 2 Mute Swans, a Shelduck, a Shoveler, 16 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 6 Coot and 21 Mallard at Seamer Tip pool, despite it being largely frozen over. 2 Egyptian Geese, 48 Tufted Duck, 8 Goldeneye and 12 Gadwall were present at Wykeham South Lake. This afternoon a Goosander was seen at Scalby Mills, plus 6 Teal and 2 Dunlin. There were 9 Golden Plover with a large flock of Lapwings on Cayton Carr, plus several Fieldfare, a Barn Owl and a Buzzard. 2 Little Egrets were at Folkton Bridge, and the 5 Whooper Swans remained at West Flotmanby. A Barn Owl was also spotted on a fence between Folkton and Muston. The highlights from Long Nab included 44 Golden Plover and another flying past, plus 4 Shelduck, 30 Teal and 24 Red-throated Divers going past. Lastly, a Goshawk and 13 Crossbills were seen in Harwood Dale Forest .

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190124

Bullfinch - Mark Metcalfe

Goosander at Seamer Road Mere


Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Wednesday 23rd January

Must have been too nippy for everyone this morning - no news in till after noon! 6 Golden Plover were in the observatory field at Long Nab, where 2 Goosanders were seen flying north and 2 Common Scoters flying south. In Wykeham Forest a Goshawk, a Peregrine and 2 Buzzards were seen from the raptor viewpoint, and a Goshawk and 15 Crossbills just east of Highwood Brow. There was a Short-eared Owl seen over the fields to the south of Wykeham South Lake, while on the lake there was a Great Egret, a Goosander, 6 Goldeneye, a second calendar year Mediterranean Gull, 600 Black-headed Gulls, 3000+ Common Gulls, 650 Herring Gulls and 90 Great Black-backed Gulls.

Long Nab count here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190123

Kestrel - Melanie Pearl


Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Tuesday 22nd January

Over 100 Fieldfares were on Spiker's Hill Farm fields this morning, and at Wykeham South Lake there were again 3 Great White Egrets and 150+ Lapwings. There were 2 sightings of Great Grey Shrikes: one north of Swairdale in Dalby Forest, and the other at Derwent Head Rigg in Langdale Forest. A Peregrine was also spotted at Langdale Rigg, and another Peregrine and a Little Egret were seen on Seamer Mead. The Corn Buntings were seen again near the entrance to White House Farm, Low Marishes, and there was a Razorbill in the harbour.

Count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190122

Shag diving in the harbour - Doris Drainpipe

Coot goes for the 100m sprint record - Terry Hobson


Monday, 21 January 2019

Monday 21st January

A flock of about 35 Redpoll were seen in Wykeham Forest this morning, plus 8 Brambling and 5 Crossbills. Later 23 Crossbills were seen there, plus a Goshawk from the raptor viewpoint. A flock of 37 Corn Buntings were seen at Low Marishes near White House Farm. At Seamer Road Mere there were 38 Mute Swans, 3 Teal, 37 Tufted Ducks, a Little Grebe, 37 Moorhen, a Kingfisher and a Chiffchaff.

Redwing - Melanie Pearl


Sunday, 20 January 2019

Sunday 20th January

The Great Northern Diver and 2 Great White Egrets were again present at Wykeham South Lake this morning, though the former flew off just after midday and there was no sign of the Egrets by then either. Also on the lake were 6 Gadwall, 2 Pochard, 28 Tufted Ducks, 7 Goldeneye and 8 Great Crested Grebes. 70 Lesser Redpolls were seen in birch trees near Darrell's Low Farm, and 3+ Bramblings on Long Causeway Road. A Great Grey Shrike was again spotted in Langdale Forest at May Moss. At high tide this afternoon there were 6 Mediterranean Gulls (5 adults and a third calendar year) at Holbeck, and there were 6 Red-throated Divers in North Bay and one in South Bay.

Wigeon at Scalby Mills - Andy Hall


Saturday, 19 January 2019

Saturday 19th January

The Great Northern Diver and 2 Great White Egrets were again present at Wykeham South Lake, plus 2 Redshank, a drake Pintail, 9 Goldeneye, 5 Teal, a Shelduck and a Barn Owl. 3 Whooper Swans were seen circling the area, and there were 200+ Lapwing and 200 - 300 Golden Plover beside Garth End Road Road leading down to the lake. There were 10 Gadwall on the fishing lake and 35 Brambling along Long Causeway Road west of the lakes. A Great Northern Diver remains in the harbour, and another flew into Cornelian Bay, where there was also a Common Scoter and 5 Red-throated Divers. 16 Purple Sandpipers were seen on East Pier, and a Whimbrel was again near Long Nab. 8 Teal, 9 Herons and  a Wigeon were on Johnson's Marsh, and about 50 Siskins were in trees beside the Derwent in East Ayton. 4 Mandarins were on Hackness Lake, 2 Green Sandpipers were on Thornton Carrs, and 2 Little Egrets, a Kingfisher and a Grey Wagtail were on Thornton Beck. At Jackson's Bay and Scalby Mills there were 87 Redshank, 61 Oystercatchers, 17 Turnstones, 2 Purple Sandpipers, 162 Wigeon and 7 Red-throated Divers.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190119

Redshank in the harbour - Andy Hall


Friday, 18 January 2019

Friday 18th January

82 Pink-footed Geese flew over Long Nab this morning. At Wykeham South Lake there was a Great Northern Diver still, a single Great White Egret, 60+ Teal, 40+ Tufted Duck, 4 Pochard, 8 Goldeneye, a male Pintail, 43 Coot, an Egyptian Goose, 3 Little Grebes, 8 Great Crested Grebes, a Redshank and 6 Gadwall; while in fields nearby there were 286 Lapwing and 6 Golden Plover. A pair of Goshawks, a pair of Stonechats and a single female Crossbill were seen at Moor Rigg in Langdale Forest, and 50+ Fieldfare were seen below Snainton. A Rosy Starling was seen on several occasions in Newby round the middle of the day, at times with a small group of Starlings. At least 3 Goshawk, 10 Buzzards and 30+ Crossbills were seen from Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint this afternoon, while a Great Northen Diver remained in the harbour, and a Green Sandpiper, 6 Snipe and 22 Teal were on Thornton Carrs. There were 12 Yellowhammers, 45 Chaffinches, 6 Bramblings and 3 Buzzards at Wilton \Heights; a Goshawk, 2 Willow Tits and 6 Marsh Tits in Sandale; 30 Siskin in Ellerburn; and a Grey Wagtail and a Dipper on Thornton Beck. Between Dalby Visitor Centre and Sandale 2 Willow Tits, 8 Marsh Tits, 3 Nuthatches, 3 Great Spotted Woodpeckers and 22 Crossbills were seen late afternoon.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190118

Song Thrush - Nick Addey

Peregrine - Joe Bamfield


Thursday, 17 January 2019

Thursday 17th January

2 Great White Egrets were at Wykeham South Lake again this morning, and a Great Northern Diver remained in the harbour. A Great Northern Diver was also seen from Long Nab flying north as well as a Velvet Scoter flying south, and a Dipper was seen at Scalby Mills. At Wykeham South Lake late afternoon there were 700 Black-headed Gulls, 400 Common Gulls, 600 Herring Gulls, 140 Great Black-backed Gulls, 8 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Pochard and 7 Goldeneye; plus 70 Lesser Redpoll and 2 Willow Tits in the Causeway plantation. A  Mediterranean Gull was photographed at Holbeck that had been ringed in Poland on 17/5/2013 and has wintered here ever since. A Siskin was seen on a feeder in Heron Lane, Crossgates.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190117

The ringed Mediterranean Gull - Rose Habberley


Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Wednesday 16th January

There were again 2 Great Northern Divers in the South Bay this morning, and 14 Red-throated Divers feeding off Long Nab. A Chiffchaff was seen at Crook Ness and a Great Grey Shrike was spotted once more at May Moss. In Wykeham Forest this afternoon about 30 Lesser Redpolls were seen, plus 3 Common Redpolls, about 40 Siskins, 13 Crossbills, 3 Marsh Tits and a Willow Tit. In the Givendale/Dalby area  there were 3 Bramblings with about 100 Chaffinches. There was a Whimbrel in a field near Cloughton Field Farm, and 150 Fieldfares just south of Turkey Carpet.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190116

Turnstones - Terry Hobson