Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Tuesday 4th August 2015

Migration watch; 06.40 - 09.20hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 1 Fulmar + 2 north, 8 Cormorant north, 16 Teal, 1 Eider north, 27 Common Scoter north, 15 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Plover, 3 Knot, 4 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 9 Black-headed Gull, 14 Sandwich Tern + 8 north, 1 Arctic Tern, 28 Swift, 5 Sand Martin, 12 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 7 Goldfinch and 13 Linnet.
A juvenile Ruff was on Johnson's Marsh, a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull and a Willow Warbler were seen at Long Nab, 42 Oystercatcher, 18 Redshank, 37 Curlew and 13 Turnstone were between Scalby Mills and Jackson's Bay and a Storm Petrel was seen flying round mist nets in Cornelian Bay late on but managed to avoid being caught, a Short-eared Owl was also seen there a dusk.

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