Sunday, 12 October 2014

Tuesday 7th October 2014

Migration watches; 07.15 - 12.35hrs and 17.05 - 18.3hrs.
Another good day for passage produced (south unless stated) 11 Red-throated Diver + 4 north, 1 Manx Shearwater, 3 Cormorant north, 11 Grey Heron, 67 Dark-bellied Brent Goose + 22 north, 678 Wigeon + 68 north, 314 Teal + 23 north, 6 Mallard + 8 north, 4 Pintail, 31 Common Scoter + 5 north, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Golden Plover + 2 north, 2 Grey Plover, 4 Lapwing, 3 Dunlin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Curlew, 2 Greenshank, 2 Great Skua, 35 Little Gull, 7193 Black-headed Gull, 82 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull north, 3 Sandwich Tern, 4 Common Tern, 2 Skylark + 3 in, 3 Swallow, 31 Meadow Pipit, 5 Rock Pipit, 3 Alba, 22 Carrion Crow, 5 Starling, 3 Greenfinch, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Siskin, 21 Linnet and 5 Reed Bunting.

Migrants in the Long Nab area were 2 Woodcock, 15 Skylark, 13 Robin, 9 Blackbird, 96 Song Thrush, 1 Blackcap, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest and 1 Brambling.
Elsewhere 62 Wigeon, 82 Teal, 2 Pintail, 3 Pochard, 2 Ringed Plover and 5 Dunlin were at Wykeham South Lake, 7 Wigeon, 8 Teal and a Kingfisher were at Potter Brompton Carr (no general access) and at Scalby Mills there were 132 Wigeon, 4 Teal, 600+ Black-headed Gull and 50 Common Gull.

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