Monday, 27 July 2015

Sunday 26th July 2015

Migration watch; 07.55 - 15.20hrs and 18.30 - 19.45hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 13 Fulmar + 32 north, 2 Manx Shearwater + 22 north, 1 Cormorant + 2 north, 1 Mallard, 2 Teal, 4 Common Scoter + 39 north, 1 Velvet Scoter north, 107 Oystercatcher, 2 Golden Plover, 12 Knot, 19 Sanderling, 7 Dunlin, 57 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew north, 3 Arctic Skua north, 1 Great Skua north, 21 Black-headed Gull + 24 north, 27 Common Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull north, 7 Sandwich tern + 178 north, 1 Common Tern, 1 Arctic Tern north, 3 Puffin + 1 north, 18 Swift, 1 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 1 House Martin and 8 Linnet.
The Green Sandpiper was seen again on Johnson's Marsh and the Scaup remained on Peasholm.


Oystercatchers heading south - Michael McNaghten

Whimbrel heading south - Long Nab - Michael McNaghten

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