Thursday, 21 July 2016

Friday 15th July 2016

Migration watch; 06.10 – 15.35hrs.
On the move (north unless stated) were 7 Teal, 1 Velvet Scoter, 113 Common Scoter, 71 Fulmar + 9 south, 24 Manx Shearwater + 2 south, 7 Little Egret, 1084 Gannet south, 1 Shag + 1 south, 22 Cormorant + 2 south, 3 Oystercatcher south, 5 Whimbrel + 2 south, 3 Curlew, 35 Black-headed Gull + 6 south, 2 Common Gull south, 9 Great Black-backed Gull south, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull south, 1 Sandwich Tern + 9 south, 1 Great Skua, 37 Puffin + 9 south, 78 Swift south, 87 Sand Martin south, 7 Swallow south and 1 Flava south.
Elsewhere a juvenile Dunlin was seen in North Bay and 50 Black-headed Gull were scattered between Jackson’s Bay and Scalby Mills.


Dunlin - North Bay - Michael McNaghten
Record shot of the 7 Little Egret passing Long Nab - Michael McNaghten

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