Friday, 7 October 2016

Thursday 6th October 2016

Migration watch; 07.00 – 10.30hrs.
On the move south were 9 Greylag Geese, 5 Barnacle Geese, 1 Alba, 8 Meadow Pipit, 3 Rock Pipit and 1 Swallow.
Today’s highlight was the discovery of a PALLAS’S WARBLER behind the Art Gallery on the Crescent along with a Yellow-browed Warbler.
Other Yellow-browed Warblers were seen at Long Nab, on Castle Hill (2) and at Knipe Point.
In the Long Nab area were a Golden Plover, 1 Short-eared Owl, 30 Skylark, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Blackcap,. 16 Goldcrest, 12 Blackbird, 4 Redwing, 11 Song Thrush, 37 Robin, 1 Brambling and 200 Linnet.
Between Pipe Gully and the sea life center were a Snipe, 4 Song Thrush, 3 Blackbird, 14 Robin, 8 Goldcrest and 1 Brambling, while on Castle Hill there were 55 Robin, 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 25 Goldcrest and 2 Brambling
A Black-tailed Godwit and a Dunlin were on Johnson’s Marsh, 121 Wigeon and 6 Ringed Plover were at Scalby Mills, a Bar-tailed Godwit and a Grey Plover were in Jackson’s Bay and 63 Coot and 2 Pochard were at Wykeham South Lake where 14 Pink-footed Geese flew south.

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