Saturday, 19 September 2015

Friday 18th September 2015

Migration watch; 17.25 - 18.25hrs.
Our first Yellow-browed Warbler of the year arrived near St Mary's Church, Castle Hill, although it isn't our earliest record.
On the move (north unless stated) were 2 Red-throated Diver south, 1 Fulmar + 1 south, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Black-headed Gull south, 2 Common Gull + 1 south, 12 Great Black-backed Gull, 65 Kittiwake, 2 Common Tern, 3 Commic Tern and 8 Auk sp + 5 south.
At Long Nab there were singles of Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Goldcrest in Crook Ness, a Chiffchaff and 2 Kestrel were on the north side of Castle Hill and 5 Grey Heron, 11 Teal and 14 Wigeon were on Johnson's Marsh.

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