Thursday, 20 December 2018

Thursday 20th December

At Wykeham South Lake this morning there were 2 Egyptian Geese, 56 Wigeon and a male Scaup, plus 300 Lapwings seen heading inland. At Seamer Road Mere there were 7 Goosander, a drake Goldeneye and 2 Little Grebes in the morning, and 10 Goosanders and 2 Goldeneye in the afternoon. A Great White Egret was still at Seamer Tip pool, plus 2 Shoveler, and about 22 White-fronted Geese to the east of the tip. A Great White Egret was also seen at Brompton Butts. There were 3 Bullfinches seen at Flixton, and 100 Wigeon near the Flower of May. At Cayton Carr there was a Little Egret among cattle, 10 Redshank in a flooded field near the level crossing, and about 200 Lapwing flying west. Johnson's Marsh had 75 Teal, 10 Grey Herons and a Buzzard. Finally, a Red Kite was seen near the A64 at Sherburn.

Great White Egret - Kevin Groocock

Shoveler -Mick Francis

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