Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Wednesday 13th September 2017

At Potter Brompton Carr today a juvenile Marsh Harrier, 48 Common Snipe which is a good number for the area and 80+ Teal. On Johnson’s Marsh there were 15 Herons, a Wigeon and a Swift flew over; in the Cornelian Bay area there were 4 Wigeon, a Teal, 34 Sandwich Terns, 2 Common Terns and a Kingfisher; in Jackson’s Bay this evening the waders were flushed by a dog but 3 Bar-tailed Godwits and 9 Ringed Plover were counted; there were 4 Mediterranean Gulls in South Bay and finally today 2 Dippers performed well and at close range near the footbridge at Scalby Mills where there was also a Common Sandpiper.

Dipper - Scalby Mills - Stuart Baines
Common Sandpiper - Scalby Mills - Stuart Baines
Dipper - Scalby Mills - Stuart Baines

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