Friday, 9 September 2016

Wednesday 7th September 2016

Migration watch; 09.45 – 11.30hrs, 14.50 – 16.50hrs and 18.15 – 19.20hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 9 Common Scoter + 3 north, 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver (only the 2nd record of the year!), 6 Fulmar + 7 north, 8 Cormorant, 7 Ringed Plover, 1 Dotterel, 1 Curlew, 8 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull + 1 north, 18 Sandwich Tern + 3 north, 3 Common Tern north, 1 Swift, 13 Swallow, 56 House Martin, 562 Meadow Pipit, 9 Linnet and 37 Goldfinch..
Migrants in the Long Nab area were 5 Willow Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Goldcrest and 3 Whinchat.
In the Scalby Lodge Pond area there were 3 Willow Warbler a Spotted Flycatcher and 9 Curlew, a Shoveler was on Johnson’s Marsh and a Kingfisher was off Marine Drive and a Green Woodpecker and 320 Goldfinch were at Wykeham South Lake.

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