Sunday, 16 December 2018

Sunday 16th December

A Great White Egret was seen this morning in the field below Seamer Tip pool, and visible from the mounds there were approximately 20 White-fronted Geese and 2 Barnacle Geese. There was a drake Shoveler at Scalby Mills, and a Little Egret at Folkton Bridge. Seamer Road Mere hosted 4 Little Grebe, 42 Tufted Duck, a Goldeneye, a Coot, 2 Water Rails and 2 Chiffchaffs. At Thornton Carrs there were 3 Green Sandpipers, a Little Egret, 2 Buzzards, a Yellowhammer and a Bullfinch. A Goldeneye remained on Peasholm Park lake, and a drake Goosander was on the angling lake at Burton Riggs. At dusk Scalby Mills had just a few gulls - 320 Black-headed Gulls, 440 Herring Gulls, 6 Great Black-backed Gulls, and a Common Gull.

Goldcrest - Paul Malton

Kingfisher - Joe Bamfield

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