Friday, 8 December 2017

Monday 20th November 2017

On Johnson’s Marsh this morning there were 47 Mallards, 59 Wigeon, 49 Teal and a Little Grebe; 2 Goosanders were still present on Harwood Dale Lake; at Scalby Mills a Long-tailed Duck flew north and there were 6 Red-throated Divers off shore and in Cornelian Bay a Great Crested Grebe, 2 Red-throated Divers, 2 Grey Plover, 6 Ringed Plover and 10 Purple Sandpipers with a Jack Snipe and 8 Common Snipe flushed from the ditch in the stubble field to the south of the ravine.

This afternoon at Wykeham South Lake 2 Whooper Swans, 100+ Pink-footed Geese, 3 Tundra Bean Geese, 8 Egyptian Geese, Pintail, 9 Gadwall, 32 Wigeon, Teal, 5 Goldeneye, 11 Pochard, 2 Water Rails, the Red-necked Grebe, 11 Great Crested Grebes, a Little Egret and a 2nd winter Mediterranean Gull.


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