Thursday, 2 March 2017

Thursday 2nd March 2017

The Great Northern Diver was seen just outside the harbour mouth this afternoon, there were 45 Purple Sandpipers in the usual roosting area and 60+ Turnstones at various points around the harbour.

The 2♀ Goosanders were still on Throxenby Mere and reported at Johnson’s Marsh today were 22 Teal, 2 Oystercatchers and 3 Herons.

Wykeham Raptor View Point also featured today with 4+ Goshawks, 20+ Buzzards and a dozen or so Crossbills.

At Wykeham South Lake the count today was 5♂1♀ Shoveler, 3 Shelduck, 2♂1♀ Goldeneye, 6 Pochard, 8 Gadwall, 2 Oystercatchers, 3 Lapwings and 15 Yellowhammers.

Goosanders - Throxenby Mere - Tony Clarke


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