In the Yedingham/Low Marishes area this morning there were 3 Snipe, 600 Lapwing, 80 Teal, 90 Wigeon, and 11 Pink-footed Geese plus 80 more flying north. 2 Willow Tits were along Friar Dike. In the field below Seamer Tip pool there were 9 Pink-footed Geese with a mixed goose flock, and at Seamer Road Mere there were 3 Little Grebes, a Coot, 21 Tufted Duck, a Goosander and a Water Rail. Both a male and a female Kingfisher were spotted at the Open Air Theatre. Between Low Dalby and Heck Dale there were 590+ Siskins feeding, mostly in one large loose flock, plus 21 Bullfinches, 33 Chaffinches, a few Crossbills, Redpolls, Goldfinches and Greenfinches, 14 Goldcrests and 17 Robins.
|Dipper - Kevin Groocock|