Thursday, 1 September 2016

Wednesday 31st August 2016

Migration watch: 07.30 – 10.45hrs, 14.00 – 15.00hrs and 17.50 – 19.30hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 8 Fulmar + 6 north, 1 Cormorant + 1 north, 1 Teal north, 4 Common Scoter north, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Black-headed Gull, 1 juvenile Mediterranean Gull north, 3 Common Gull + 1 north, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 9 Sandwich Tern + 3 north, 2 Common Tern + 46 north, 2 Arctic Skua, 11 Auk sp north, 1 Swift, 2 Grey Wagtail, 10 Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit north, 63 House Martin, 3 Sand Martin, 49 Swallow, 21 Tree Sparrow, 2 Linnet and 5 Goldfinch.
A Little Grebe, 3 Teal and 13 Grey Heron were on Johnson’s Marsh, the 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were still at Scalby Mills, 3 Sanderling, 7 Dunlin, 2 Knot, a Bar-tailed Godwit, 23 Ringed Plover, 27 Redshank, 50 Oystercatcher and 18 Turnstone were in Jackson’s Bay and a Dunlin and a Whimbrel were in North Bay.
Willow Warblers were recorded in Scalby Beck and in North Bay.


Dunlin - North Bay - Michael McNaghten

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