Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Saturday 10th September 2016

Migration watch; 06.00 – 10.35hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 57 Teal + 45 north, 45 Common Scoter + 23 north, 9 Red-throated Diver + 8 north, 1 Great Northern Diver, 67 Fulmar +11 north, 1 Manx Shearwater, 2436 Gannet + 27 north, 1 Shag, 1 Cormorant north, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Knot, 20 Dunlin, 133 Kittiwake + 3 north, 8 Black-headed Gull + 15 north, 2 Little Gull, 3 Common Gull, 21 Great Black-backed Gull + 7 north, 37 Sandwich Tern, 12 Common Tern, 3 Arctic Tern, 3 Arctic Skua + 1 north, 17 Auk sp + 1 north, 2 Puffin, 6 Swallow north, 140 meadow Pipit and 1 Rock Pipit.
A Little Egret was present in Burniston Bay.
Elsewhere and Osprey was seen over the Mere before leaving to the east at 11.40hrs, a Kingfisher was in Peasholm Glen, a Great Crested Grebe was on the sea off Marine Drive, a Shoveler, 2 Wigeon and 4 Teal were on Johnson’s Marsh and 2 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Gadwall, 6 Wigeon and 164 Greylag Geese were at Wykeham South Lake.

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