Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Wednesday 17th April

Early this morning a drake Eider was seen off Marine Drive, an Osprey flew south past Long Nab and over the castle, and a Lesser Whitethroat flew in off the sea at Long Nab. At Wykeham South Lake there was a Chiffchaff, a Willow Warbler, a Blackcap, a Goldeneye, 8 Tufted Duck, and a trickle of Swallows and Sand Martins passing through. At Seamer Tip Pool the Garganey was back, 14 Arctic Terns flew over eastwards, and there were 3 Willow Warblers, a Jack Snipe and a male Yellow Wagtail. 5 Teal, 15 Tufted Duck, 16 male Blackcaps and a mixture of all 3 hirundine species were at Seamer Road Mere. A Ring Ouzel was spotted feeding in a field south-west of Ravenscar, along with 6 Song and 2 Mistle Thrushes. A male Stonechat was on moorland at Three Lords' Stones, Ravenscar and a Wheatear was in nearby fields. A report came in this evening of a Rose-coloured Starling by the hospice on Throxenby Lane. A busy day!

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20190417

Eider - Stuart Baines


1 comment:

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