Thursday, 14 September 2017

Saturday 9th September 2017

At Long Nab today the highlights included 5 Golden Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, a Snipe, a Whimbrel, 16 Sandwich Terns, a Swift, 23 Swallows, 95 House Martins, 275 Meadow Pipits, 5 Rock Pipits and also in the area a Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroats, a Song Thrush, a Stonechat and 2 Wheatears.

The wader count from Jackson’s Bay this afternoon was 16 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, a Sanderling, 77 Oystercatchers, 2 Knot, 24 Redshank and 15 Turnstones. The rest of the reports today were also from the coastal strip with a Common Sandpiper at Scalby Mills; 3 Sandwich Terns in North Bay; a Wheatear opposite the Skateboard Park by North Bay at 15.00 and a Swift was seen over South Bay.


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