Sunday, 29 September 2013

Saturday 28th September 2013

Migrant numbers had decreased again but Yellow-browed Warbles just keep coming!
Between Long Nab and South Cliff were 40 Meadow Pipit, 63 Robin, 6 Song Thrush, 1 Redwing, 1 Whitethroat, 1 'eastern' Lesser Whitethroat in Crook Ness, 7 Yellow-browed Warbler including four new birds (Cliff Top House 1, Valley Road 1, Knipe Point 2), 13 Chiffchaff and 4 Reed Bunting.
On the move (south unless stated) were 11 Red-throated Diver + 2 north, 3 Fulmar + 1 north, 3 Cormorant, 447 Gannet, 18 Teal, 4 Common Scoter, + 11 north, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 1 Merlin, 1 Snipe, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Golden Plover, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit north, 1 Curlew north, 1 Arctic Skua north, 69 Black-headed Gull + 28 north, 128 Common Gull north, 6 Kittiwake north, 4 Sandwich Tern, 14 Auk sp + 2 north, 44 Skylark, 21 Meadow Pipit, 5 Rock Pipit, 3 Grey Wagtail, 3 alba, 1 Swallow, 4 Rook, 2 Carrion Crow, 13 Chaffinch, 30 Linnet, 2 Goldfinch, 4 Siskin and 2 Reed Bunting.
In Jackson's Bay there were 51 Dunlin and 5 Bar-tailed Godwit and 55 Tree Sparrow were near Scalby Lodge Pond.

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