Thursday, 19 May 2016

Wednesday 18th May 2016

Migration watch; 07.50 – 13.20hrs and 19.00 – 20.00hrs.
On the move (north unless stated) were 1 Shelduck, 1 Wigeon, 1 Diver sp, 2 Curlew south, 5 Black-headed Gull south, 4 Common Gull + 2 south, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull +2 south, 3 Sandwich Tern + 186 south, 2 Puffin, 4 Swift south, 4 Carrion Crow, 3 Sand Martin south, 59 Swallow south, 18 House Martin south and 4 Linnet south.
There were now 3 Sedge Warblers were singing along the cliffs north of Scalby Lodge Pond and a Willow Warbler arrived in at Trough Gully. A Common Sandpiper was at Scalby Mills, 9 juvenile Shelduck were on Scalby Lodge Pond and 6 Mandarin ducklings were on Harwood Dale Lake.

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