Saturday, 18 July 2020

Saturday 18th July

A Green Sandpiper was seen at Johnson's Marsh this morning, and remained there in the evening; while 2 Dunlin were seen mid-afternoon before heading off south. Highlights passing Long Nab this morning included: a Ruff and 2 Goosanders heading north, plus 22 Dunlin, 14 Redshank, a Sanderling and 830 Swifts heading south, as well as one Great Skua. This afternoon 8 Shelduck, a Golden Plover, a Dunlin, 2 Turnstones, 3 Whimbrel and 268 Swifts flew past. A Red Kite flew south over Cayton Carrs, and a Black-tailed Godwit was on the beach at Scalby Mills.


Green Sandpiper - Terry Hobson


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