Friday, 8 December 2017

Sunday 12th November 2017

A Great White Egret was discovered at about 15.30 this afternoon in the northwest corner of Wykeham South Lake but it walked out of view some 25 minutes later. The Red-necked Grebe was still present today and there was a single Whooper Swan, an estimated 1000+ Gulls came in to roost this evening the vast majority of which were Common Gulls with 800+ in total.

Past Long Nab today 20 Goldeneye (N), a Goosander (N), an adult Mediterranean Gull (S), a Great Skua (S), 12 Pomarine Skuas (S) in groups of 3 at 08.08 and then 9 at 11.15 of which 6+ were adult types, a total of 7 Little Auks (N), a Lapland Bunting (S) and a Snow Bunting (S).

On Willerby Carr this morning there were c120 Whooper Swans but at 14.30 none could be located and on Marine Drive a Little Auk flew north and there was a probable Scandinavian Rock Pipit which was photographed.

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