Saturday, 12 January 2019

Saturday 12th January

The Great Northern Diver remained at Wykeham South Lake this morning, where there were also 31 Teal, 34 Wigeon, 14 Gadwall, the Shelduck with its hybrid mate, a Pochard, 34 Tufted Duck, 4 Goldeneye, 4 Great Crested Grebes and 10 Cormorants. At Johnson's Marsh there were 12 Herons and a Buzzard, and a Great White Egret was back at Seamer Tip pool. Down at the harbour there were 2 Red-throated Divers and at first one, then 2, Great Northern Divers. 4 Red-throated Divers were also seen in Cornelian Bay, as well as 2 Common Scoter. 18 Curlew were in the field at the top of the ravine there. A Water Rail was at the Open Air Theatre, and at Scalby Mills there were 450 Herring Gulls, 60 Great Black-backed Gulls and 190 Black-headed Gulls.

Great Northern Diver - Chris Bell


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