Sunday, 10 December 2017

Sunday 10th December 2017

There were 4 Rock Pipits on Marine Drive where 2 Red-throated Divers, a Gannet and a female Common Scoter all flew north; 42 Purple Sandpipers were roosting on the East Pier; a Sparrowhawk was seen flying over town and in North Bay there were 2 Purple Sandpipers and a Stonechat was between the Skate Park and the Oasis Café.

At Wykeham South Lake a waterbird count included 3 Whooper Swans, 15 Pink-footed Geese, 360 Greylag Geese including the leucistic bird, 2 Egyptian Geese, a Shoveler, 12 Gadwall, 22 Wigeon, 41 Teal, 8 Pochard, 5 Goldeneye, 7 Great Crested Grebes and 74 Coots.

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