Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Monday 28th August 2017

In the Holbeck area today 10 Mediterranean Gulls including 6 adults, 2 2nd winter and 2 1st winter, a female Whinchat and 100+ Oystercatchers.

At Long Nab today the movement was a little slow 12 Teal (N), 4 Common Scoter (N), an Osprey came in from the east at 17.27 and then headed west southwest, 3 Oystercatchers (S), 2 Golden Plover (S), 4 Ringed Plover (S), a Curlew (S), 9 Sandwich Terns (6 S, 3 N), 65 Common Terns (12 S, 53 N), 4 Swifts (S), a Sand Martin (S), 30 Swallows (S), a Yellow Wagtail (S) and 54 Meadow Pipits (S). Also present at Long Nab today were a Wheatear, a Whinchat, 2 Stonechats, 5 Chiffchaffs and 7 Whitethroats.

Finally today at Wykeham South Lake there were 8 Common Buzzards.

Whinchat - Long Nab - Nick Addey

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