Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Friday 11th March 2016

Migration watch; 07.20 – 10.15hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 4 Red-throated Diver + 1 north, 1 Great Crested Grebe north, 12 Fulmar north, 11 Gannet, 1 Cormorant + 9 north, 1 Shag north, 1 Greylag Goose, 1 Lapwing north, 65 Black-headed Gull + 3 north, 20 Common Gull north, 56 Herring Gull + 153 north, 2 Great Black-backed Gull + 3 north, 14 Kittiwake, 6 Auk sp = 3 north, 1 Stock Dove, 9 Skylark, 2 Meadow Pipit + 8 north, 2 Rock Pipit, 140 Starling and 8 Linnet + 1 north.
The drake Long-tailed Duck ranged between Cornelian and Cayton Bay with 3 Great Crested Grebe feeding in Cornelian Bay. The American Wigeon continued its long stay at Scalby Mills where there were 2 Eider, 35 Wigeon, 30 Teal, 2 Shelduck, 3 Tufted Duck and 2 Oystercatcher were on Johnson’s Marsh while a Stonechat was at High Yedmandale.

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