Friday, 17 February 2017

Friday 17th February 2017

Yippee!!! Waxwings are back in the news today with a group of 15 seen within Scarborough Hospital grounds at 15.15 this afternoon.

Goshawks were seen again today from the Wykeham Raptor View Point with a minimum of 3 birds seen during the late morning, also in the area at least 10 Common Buzzards with 6 birds in the air together on two occasions.

South Bay today had Great Northern Diver, Red-throated Diver and Black-necked Grebe and 15 Common Scoter and at Holbeck there were 10 Mediterranean Gulls (8 adults, 2x1st winter).

Other things seen today included 2 Shelducks in Jackson’s Bay, a Common Buzzard over Ayton Castle, 48 Pink-footed Geese flew south over the Stepney area and at Scalby Mills a Lesser Black-backed Gull and 2 Gadwall.

Kingfisher - The Mere - Pauline Dent

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