This morning a singing male Blackcap was at The Holmes, Castle Hill and 36 Pink-footed Geese flew north over the hospital at 08.47. Also this morning around Wrench Green a Dipper, Nuthatch, Grey Wagtail, Son Thrush, 4 Mandarin Duck and a Treecreeper and in Troutsdale 2 Dippers, a pair of Mandarin Ducks and a Chiffchaff.
On Potter Brompton Carr early afternoon a pair of Pintail, 13 Shoveler, 105 Wigeon, 8 Snipe, a Redshank and a Curlew. Later in the afternoon a Short-eared Owl was seen around Seamer Tip, 5 Mediterranean Gulls were in South Bay (3 adults and 2 x 2nd winter) and this evening 1950 Common Gulls were roosting off Long Nab.
|Mediterranean Gull - Holbeck Car Park - Andy Hall|
|Peregrine (with prey) - Castle Cliffs - Ian Glaves|