Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Migration watches; 06.00 - 11.15hrs and 13.30 - 14.10hrs.
A Pomarine Skua north at 13.50hrs was the highlight over the sea, also seen (south unless stated) were 21 Fulmar north, 9 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 56 Teal north, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Golden Plover, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 3 Sandwich Tern, 5 Swallow and 17 Meadow Pipit.
Migrants seen between Long Nab and Scalby Beck were 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Rock Pipit, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler and 3 Goldcrest.
Elsewhere an adult Yellow-legged Gull was atWykeham South Lake, also there was a male Merlin, 7 Egyptian Geese, 28 Tufted Duck, 1 Pochard, 5 Lapwing, Dunlin, Curlew, 14 Lesser Black-backed Gull and a Yellow Wagtail, at Scalby Mills there was a Greenshank, a Knot and 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 12 Teal and a Green Sandpiper were on Scalby Lodge Pond and 2 Arctic and 3 Great Skua were seen from the Queensferry early morning.

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