Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Monday 16th November 2015


Migration watch; 08.00 - 13.40hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 2 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 13 Gannet + 12 north, 1 Cormorant, 6 Shag, 22 Whooper Swan, 360 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Greylag Geese, 1 Goldeneye, 3 Golden Plover, 3 Great Skua, 32 Black-headed Gull, 12 Common Gull, 340 Herring Gull + 2 argentatus, 119 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Kittiwake + 7 north, 4 Auk sp + 34 north, 595 Wood Pigeon, 2 Rock Pipit, 3 Alba, 1 Fieldfare in off, 9 Chaffinch, 23 Goldfinch, 6 Siskin, 1 Linnet, 3 Redpoll sp, 1 Mealy Redpoll by the Obs before leaving south and 3 Snow Bunting in off and south.
In the Long Nab area there were 4 Twite, 1 Lapland Bunting and 2 Snow Bunting.
Elsewhere the Black-necked Grebe was still in the Harbour, the Dark-bellied Brent Goose was again on Scalby Lodge Pond and at Wykeham South Lake there were 4 Whooper Swan, 137 Greylag Geese, 4 Egyptian Geese, 2 Pintail, 14 Gadwall, 2 drake Red-crested Pochard, 11 Pochard, 1 Goldeneye, 2 Dunlin and 11 Lesser Black-backed Gull.
Two Gadwall remained on Johnson's Marsh.

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