6 adult Mediterranean Gulls were at Holbeck this morning, including the annual ringed visitor. 21 Curlew were seen at Long Nab, plus 3 Snow Buntings, Meadow Pipits and Skylarks 3 fields north of the observatory. 2 Chiffchaffs were present in Dean Road cemetery, and 3 Waxwings were in a garden on Stepney Drive. At Cloughton Wyke there was a Peregrine, a Redshank and 4 Fulmars, and a pair of Goosanders flew past. A Great Grey Shrike just east of May Moss in Langdale Forest concludes the year's sightings, along with 2 Stonechats, 2 Redpoll and several Crossbills in the same area.
|Mediterranean Gull - Chris Bell|