Sunday, 27 September 2015

Saturday 26th September 2015

Migration watch; 06.45 - 13.40hrs and 14.35 - 18.05hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 7 Red-throated Diver + 1 north, 1 Balearic Shearwater at 07.21hrs, 15 Cormorant + 3 north, 89 Pink-footed Geese, 33 Greylag Geese north, 1 Canada Goose, 10 Wigeon north, 16 Teal, 75 Common Scoter north, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Dunlin north, 3 Snipe + 1 north, 1 Arctic Skua, 5 Black-headed Gull north, 16 Skylark, 44 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail + 1 north, 1 Alba, 2 Starling + 9 north, 27 Tree Sparrow, 33 Chaffinch, 11 Goldfinch, 4 Siskin, 47 Linnet, 16 Redpoll sp, 1 Bullfinch and 1 Reed Bunting.
In the Long Nab area there were 1 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 35 Skylark, 2 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff, 19 Goldcrest, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Treecreeper, 26 Siskin and 7 Lesser Redpoll.
A Yellow-browed Warbler was found on Castle Hill during the afternoon, other migrants on there were 3 Wheatear, 3 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest and 11 Coal Tit.
Elsewhere a Kingfisher, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Kestrel, 7 Lesser Redpoll and 100 Goldfinch were along the coast between Pipe Gully and Scalby Lodge, a Wheatear and a Stonechat were on Scalby Nab, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit and a Chiffchaff were in Scalby Beck, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 14 Ringed Plover and a Kingfisher were in Jackson's Bay with 134 Oystercatcher roosting between there and Cromer Point, 13 Grey Heron, 15 Wigeon and 19 Teal were on Johnson's Marsh, 7 Wigeon and a Kingfisher were at Scalby Mills and another Kingfisher was in Peasholm Park.
On South Cliff there were 20 Blackbird, 5 Song Thrush, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest and 2 Marsh Tit.


Ringed Plovers - Jackson's Bay - Chris Bell

Painted Lady - Castle Hill - Michael McNaghten

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