Saturday, 20 September 2014

Friday 19th September 2014

Migration watch; 16.20 - 18.40hrs.
The best day of the week for grounded migrants with an obvious arrival of migrants taking place during the morning, seen between Roger Trod and Cayton Bay were 20 Kestrel (3 Long Nab, 2 Jackson's Bay, 12 Castle, 2 South Cliff, 1 Cornelian), 27 Golden Plover, 1 Grey Plover (Cloughton), 19 Skylark, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Tree Pipit (South Cliff), 1 White Wagtail, 5 Grey Wagtail, 41 Robin, 6 Redstart (1 Long Nab, 2 Castle, 1 South Cliff, 2 Cayton), 20 Wheatear, 7 Whinchat (3 Long Nab, 4 South Cliff), 2 Stonechat, 10 Song Thrush, 24 Blackbird, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Garden Warbler, 9 Blackcap, 7 Yellow-browed Warbler (2 Long Nab (1 new), 4 Castle, 2 Cayton), 54 Chiffchaff, 10 Willow Warbler, 8 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest (Castle), 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 6 Red-breasted Flycatcher (3 Long Nab (1 new at Hundale Point), 3 new on Castle), 37 Chaffinch, 24 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Siskin and 2 Reed Bunting.
Passage was a little more evident that it has been over the last week, heading south (unless stated) were Common Buzzard 6 in and west, 1 Common Tern north, 7 Skylark, 32 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 24 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail and 6 Linnet.
Elsewhere an Osprey was seen at Wykeham South Lake, 28 Wigeon and 6 Teal were on Johnson's Marsh, 13 Ringed Plover, 38 Dunlin, 9 Sanderling, 1 Greenshank and 1 Common Sandpiper were in Jackson's Bay, 9 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin and 4 Sanderling were in North Bay and a Ruff was in fields at Lebberston.

A fresh in Yellow-browed Warbler behind the Marine Drive Wall, Castle Hill - Michael McNaghten

Red-breasted Flycatcher, Castle Hill - Michael McNaghten

Kestrel, Jackson's Bay - Michael McNaghten
 

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