Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Tuesday 9th June

A single Crossbill was seen over Falsgrave Park this morning, and a second calendar year Mediterranean Gull flew north past Long Nab. 2 Cuckoos, a singing Redstart, 2 Tree Pipits and a pair of Stonechats were at Flass Brow, and a Green Woodpecker was at May Beck. 2 Cuckoos were also seen and heard in the forest south of the ponds off Harwood Dale Road by Jugger Howe, where there were also a Turtle Dove, 3 Buzzards, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Garden Warbler, a Whitethroat and Tree Pipits. Stonechat territories were found at Stoupe Brow where 5 juveniles were spotted, and at Staintondale Moor where a male was singing. A female Wheatear was seen in suitable breeding territory near Ravenscar.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20200609

Crossbill - Melanie Pearl


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