Monday, 17 February 2020

Monday 17th February

40 Redwing were seen at Long Lane in Ayton this morning, and 41 Redshank were on the rock armour on North Bay. An Oystercatcher and a Great Crested Grebe were at Burton Riggs, 3 Pink-footed Geese were with a small goose flock on Seamer Mead, and a Little Egret and a Barn Owl were at SeamerTip. A Barn Owl was also seen at Taylor Way, and another at Cayton Carr, where a Merlin was seen in the early afternoon. A Pink-footed Goose was still at Harwood Dale Lake, where there was also a female Mandarin, and a Gannet was in North Bay. In Dalby Forest there was a flock of 200+ Bramblings at the north end of Hawkdale Rigg and another flock of 100-150 at Adderstone Rigg.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Redshank waiting for the tide to go out - Scarborough Porpoise

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