Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Monday 24th August 2015

Migration watch; 05.30 - 17.00hrs.
There were plenty of migrants left over from yesterday with evident arrivals taking place throughout the afternoon, seen between Cloughton Wyke and North Bay were 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Redstart, 19 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 10 Blackcap, 7 Garden Warbler, 7 Whitethroat, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 28 Willow Warbler, 32 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 3 Spotted Flycatcher and 25 Pied Flycatcher.
On Castle Hill there were 3 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Redstart, 1 Blackcap, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 31 Whitethroat, 20 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 5 Pied Flycatcher and 3 Spotted Flycatcher and at Ravenscar there were 3 Redstart, 3 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 10 Whitethroat, 16 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff and 1 Pied Flycatcher.
On the move (south unless stated) were 3 Cormorant + 19 north, 90 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 35 Common Scoter + 40 north, 1 Marsh Harrier north, 1 Common Buzzard north, 1 Kestrel, 44 Oystercatcher, 14 Ringed Plover, 16 Golden Plover + 2 north, 1 Knot, 8 Dunlin + 1 north, 2 Ruff, 4 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 7 Greenshank, 3 Wood Sandpiper, 9 Turnstone + 2 north, 55 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 22 Great Black-backed Gull + 10 north, 6 Sandwich Tern + 8 north, 14 Common Tern + 13 north, 1 juvenile Black Tern, 37 Swallow, 1 Alba, 3 Siskin and 27 Linnet.
Elsewhere 11 Ringed Plover, a Sanderling and a Dunlin were in Jacksons Bay, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, 45 Common and 25 Sandwich Tern were at Scalby Mills, the 2 Spotted Redshank, a Greenshank, a Redshank, 6 Green Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret and a Kingfisher were seen on Johnson's Marsh, the Scaup was still on Peasholm Lake, 2 juvenile Lesser Black-backed and a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull were at Long Nab and 3 Common Sandpiper and a Turtle Dove were at Harwood Dale Lake.



1st year Pied Flycatcher - Long Nab - Chris Bradshaw

Adult Pied Flycatcher - Long Nab - Chris Bradshaw

Grasshopper Warbler - Long Nab - Chris Bradshaw

Willow Warbler - Long Nab - Chris Bradshaw

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