Friday, 22 April 2016

Thursday 21st April 2016

Migration watch; 07.00 - 11.35hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 5 Cormorant north, 1 Lapwing, 22 Sand Martin, 8 Swallow + 1 north, 1 Flava, 32 Linnet and 1 Goldfinch.
At Long Nab there were 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 1 Redstart, 1 Goldcrest and 1 Willow Tit.
Elsewhere the first Whinchat of the year was at Scalby Lodge Pond along with 2 Wheatear and a female Black Redstart was behind the Marine Drive Wall.
A single Black-necked Grebe was in the Harbour, a Lesser Whitethroat was at the Mere and the Pink-footed Goose was still at Seamer Tip.


Redstart - Long Nab - Chris Bradshaw

Lesser Whitethroat - Long Nab - Chris Bradshaw. First ringed at Long Nab in 2013 as a second year, he is back again to raise yet another brood all being well. Amazing bird!

Willow Tit - Long Nab - Chris Bradshaw. Only the third Long Nab record and the third to be ringed.

Linnet - Long Nab - Chris Bradshaw

Pink-footed Goose - Seamer Tip - Michael McNaghten

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