Saturday, 11 July 2020

Saturday 11th July

10+ Crossbills, in three groups, flew north over Whin Bank this morning, 40 flew north at Ravenscar, and one flew south over North Bay chalets. 3 Barn Owls were hunting at Wrench Green, 27 Mallards were at Johnson's Marsh, and 5 Sandwich Terns, 4 LRP and a Greenshank were seen at Wykeham Lakes. At Long Nab an adult Mediterranean Gull and a Common Tern flew north, and the pair of Stonechats have another brood of 3 juveniles. A third calendar year Mediterranean Gull was on Cayton Carrs, and a Grasshopper Warbler was reeling at Middle Deepdale. At Scalby Mills this afternoon there was a Turnstone and an adult Mediterranean Gull, while a second summer Mediterranean Gull flew north. At Long Nab there was a Kestrel, a Stonechat and a Reed Bunting, while one Curlew flew north and two flew south. A family group of 2 adults and 2 juvenile Turtle Doves were in Burniston.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Spotted Flycatcher - Lucy Hobkinson

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