Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Sunday 8th November 2015


Migration watch; 07.00 - 11.45hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 2 Red-throated Diver + 1 north, 17 Gannet + 11 north, 3 Cormorant + 1 north, 4 Whooper Swan, 14 Pink-footed Geese + 90 north, 9 Greylag Geese, 1 Wigeon north, 5 Common Scoter, 1 juvenile Hen Harrier south at 10.00hrs (only the third record in the Scarborough recording area this year! a very depressing statistic), 210 Lapwing, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 35 Black-headed Gull, 30 Common Gull, 190 Herring Gull, 108 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Kittiwake + 2 north, 6 Auk sp + 15 north, 1040 Wood Pigeon, 1 Skylark, 20 Meadow Pipit, 5 Rock Pipit, 1 Alba, 6 Starling + 10 north, 24 Tree Sparrow, 7 Chaffinch, 60 Goldfinch, 18 Siskin, 3 Linnet, 1 Twite and 3 Reed Bunting.
A Whooper Swan, 15 Skylark, 5 Blackbird, 5 Fieldfare and 1 Redwing were at Long Nab.
There were still three Black-necked Grebe in South Bay, a Gadwall and 64 Mallard were on Johnson's Marsh, 8 Whooper Swan, 5 Shoveler, 36 Wigeon and 16 Teal were on Potter Brompton Carr, 4 Goldeneye, 8 Pochard, 14 Gadwall, 1 Shoveler, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe and 58 Coot were on Wykeham South Lake and 38 Teal, 6 Grey Heron and 2 Snipe were on Johnson's Marsh.

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