Today seawatching for a short period off Marine Drive produced 10 Common Scoter feeding close in shore and a Red-throated Diver. The first Waxwing of the season was seen flying southwest over Peasholm at 08.15 and about 15 Swans of unknown species flew over the town at 07.58. The Black-necked Grebe remained in the harbour, there were 3 Mediterranean Gulls at Holbeck and just before high tide 60+ Wigeon were at Scalby Mills. 2 Whooper Swans flew south at Wykeham South Lake and there were also 10 Goldeneye, 18 Wigeon and 40 Fieldfare here, nearby at Snainton Lane there were 85 Fieldfares, a Redwing and a Brambling. Last but not least at Potter Brompton Carr there were 5 Snipe, 14 Wigeon, 28 Teal and 4 Crossbills.
|Black-necked Grebe - Scarborough Harbour - Nick Addey|