2 Blackcaps, a male and a female, were in Falsgrave Park this morning. 6 Pink-footed Geese were at Seamer tip large pool, a Shelduck was at Harwood Dale Lake, and at Seamer Road Mere there were 2 Little Grebes, 22 Tufted Duck, 2 Goldeneye, a Goosander and a Chiffchaff. 11 Russian White-fronted Geese were on Cayton Carr, and 4 more were at Potter Brompton Carr, where there were also 2 Great White Egrets. A Peregrine was also nearby at Cayton Carr, and 7 Whooper Swans flew over. A Jack Snipe was spotted at Taylor Way pool, and a drake Pintail and a Pochard were at Wykeham South Lake. A Hooded Crow flew from the field behind Johnson's Marsh towards Crook Ness area in the early afternoon. 7 Mediterranean Gulls were at the Holbeck car park, and 20+ Purple Sandpipers were on East Pier this morning. 60+ Greenfinch feeding near Ings Farm.
|Goldfinches - Mark Hepples|