On the move (south unless stated) were 1 Fulmar + 33 north, 7 Cormorant, 1 Shag + 3 north, 3 Teal, 2 Common Scoter, 47 Oystercatcher, 2 Golden Plover, 1 Dunlin north, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 304 Kittiwake north, 7 Sandwich Tern + 4 north, 77 Common Tern north, 1 Commic Tern north, 3 Swallow, 34 Meadow Pipit, 4 Goldfinch and 3 Linnet.
There was no sign of the Greenish Warbler on Castle Hill despite it being searched for all morning and early afternoon. Elsewhere 17 Teal, 1 Green Sandpiper, 8 Snipe, 2 Yellow Wagtail and 3 Reed Warbler were on Potter Brompton Carr (no general access), 32 Teal were on Scalby Lodge Pond with another 18 on Johnson's Marsh, 4 Teal, 1 Pochard, 19 Tufted Duck, 21 Lapwing, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 1 Ruff and 9 Lesser Black-backed Gull were on Wykeham South Lake and 7 Redshank, a Greenshank, 25 Turnstone, 2 Common Sandpiper and a Lesser Black-backed Gull were at Scalby Mills.
Grounded migrants were almost non existent, a Whinchat on South Cliff was the only report.
|Caspian Gull - Michael McNaghten|
|Showing the underwing and tail pattern - Michael McNaghten|
|Caspian and Herring Gull - Michael McNaghten|