The two drake Garganey were still present on Johnson’s Marsh today.
The surprise today was the latest rediscovery of 9 Shore Larks at Long Nab in the second field to the north of the hut, they will go missing one day soon and not come back! Also today in the Long Nab area reports included a Grey Plover, a Jack Snipe and 2 Snipe flushed from the scrape by the hut, a Peregrine, 3 Chiffchaffs, 3 Goldcrests, 2 White Wagtails and 17 Pied Wagtails in the field to the east of the White House and 3 Brambling in the ringing plantation.
At Wykeham South Lake there was a ♂ Common Scoter and 3 Goldeneye and on Throxenby Mere a ♂ and 2♀ Goosanders.
In the southern bays we had an Eider and 2 Grey Plovers in Cornelian Bay whilst in the north at Ravenscar there were 2 White Wagtails with c15 Pied Wagtails in the sheep field to the south of the hotel.
|2f Goosanders - Throxenby Mere - Mark Hepples|
|m Goosander - Throxenby Mere - Mark Hepples|