Monday, 31 August 2015

Saturday 29th August 2015

Migration watch; 16.15 - 18.15hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 12 Fulmar + 1 north, 19 Cormorant + 3 north, 2 Shag, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Whimbrel, 6 Black-headed Gull, 5 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull north, 1 juvenile Yellow-legged Gull, 7 Great Black-backed Gull + 3 north, 10 Sandwich Tern + 1 north, 6 Common Tern + 1 north, 25 Swift, 39 Swallow, 1 House Martin and 7 Alba.
Elsewhere the Scaup remained at Peasholm Park, 8 Grey Heron the Little Egret and singles of Greenshank and Green Sandpiper were on Johnson's Marsh, a juvenile Marsh Harrier, 7 Snipe and 3 Whinchat were on Potter Brompton Carr (no general access) and 2 Redstart and a Wheatear were at Ravenscar.

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