Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Monday 21st March 2016.

Migration watch; 08.05 – 13.00hrs.
On the move (north unless stated) 1 Red-throated Diver south, 2 Fulmar + 2 south, 13 Gannet + 1 south, 5 Cormorant + 1 south, 2 Shelduck, 1 Kestrel, 67 Black-headed Gull + 51 south, 15 Common Gull + 7 south, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 309 Herring Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull + 2 south, 1 Kittiwake + 3 south, 24 Meadow Pipit, 3 Alba, 29 Carrion Crow, 3 Goldfinch and 12 Linnet.
A couple off additions to the year list appeared, firstly 3 Black-tailed Godwit present at Wykeham South Lake early morning and finally 2 Corn Bunting back on Willerby Carr.
The American Wigeon was still at Scalby Mills, 2 Pintail, 22 Shoveler, 90 Teal and 7 Whooper Swan were on Potter Brompton Carr (no general access), 2 Goldeneye and a Green Woodpecker were also present at Wykeham South Lake, 2 Black-necked Grebe were still in the Harbour and a White Wagtail was with 31 Pied Wagtail at Long Nab while 2 Shelduck were also there.

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