Sunday, 10 November 2013

Sunday 10th November 2013

Another decent day. A Great Grey Shrike at Maw Rigg could have been the same bird seen at Derwent Head Rigg on the 1st.
Up to 30 Snow Bunting were still at Long Nab, a Shoveler, 4 Teal, 5 Wigeon, a Redshank and 12 Curlew were on Johnson's Marsh, 116 Wigeon, 16 Turnstone, 6 Purple Sandpiper and 6 Redshank were at Scalby Mills, a Velvet Scoter was in North Bay, a Great Northern Diver and an Eider were in South Bay, the Sandwich Tern was still in Cornelian Bay a Chiffchaff was in the Ravine there and the drake Mandarin was still on the Mere along with a Gadwall and a Shoveler.
On the move (south unless stated) 2 Red-throated Diver + 7 north, 14 Gannet + 16 north, 1 Cormorant + 2 north, 1 Shag, 2 Eider north, 8 Common Scoter + 14 north, 5 Goldeneye + 1 north, 2 Black-headed Gull + 4 north, 10 Common Gull + 22 north, 70 Herring Gull, 33 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Kittiwake + 1 north, 6 Auk sp + 74 north and 1 Puffin.


Male Wigeon, Scalby Mills - Michael McNaghten

Female Wigeon, Scalby Mills - Michael McNaghten
 

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