Thursday, 4 August 2016

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Migration watch; 05.30 – 08.00hrs and 18.30 – 20.30hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 1 adult female Garganey north (amazingly the first Garganey of the year and the 210th species recorded in 2016), 73 Common Scoter north, 4 Fulmar + 2 north, 1 Manx Shearwater, 3 Cormorant + 1 north, 72 Oystercatcher, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Black-headed Gull + 1 north, 6 Common Gull + 1 north, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Sandwich Tern + 14 north, 16 Swift and 7 Swallow.
At Seamer Tip 3 Gadwall and a Shoveler, a cream crown Marsh harrier was seen over Star and Cayton Carrs, 2 Ringed Plover were on Wykeham South Lake before leaving southwest, 2 Snipe and 2 Yellow Wagtail were on Potter Brompton Carr (no general access) and 120 Common Scoter were on the sea in South Bay.

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