Thursday, 19 September 2013

Thursday 19th September 2013

The first few hours produced some passage before the forecast rain arrived and put an end at all movement.
On the move (south unless stated) were 4 Red-throated Diver + 4 north, 16 Fulmar north, 5 Cormorant, 64 Teal north, 3 Wigeon, 28 Common Scoter north, 1 Arctic Skua north, 3 Common Tern north, 1 Hobby, 184 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 523 House Martin, 14 Swallow, 3 Goldfinch and 2 Linnet.
Migrants between Long Nab and the Castle were 5 Wheatear (4 Castle, 1 Long Nab), 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Chiffchaff and 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Little Gulls were blogging offshore at Long Nab.
On Johnson's Marsh there were 14 Wigeon and 5 Teal, 346 Greylag Geese, 13 Tufted Duck and 2 Pochard were on Wykeham South Lake and a Leucistic Swallow was in Cayton Bay.


Meadow Pipit, one of 5 rung at Long Nab during the morning - Chris Bradshaw

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