At Wykeham South Lake early this morning an Osprey was seen circling, a Sandwich Tern flew high over eastwards, and a Common Sandpiper was present. Waders flying over east included 4 Redshank, a Golden Plover and an Oystercatcher; 140 Goldfinches were by the viewpoint and 250 Linnets were east of East Lake. A juvenile Caspian Gull was spotted in pig fields between West Knapton and West Heslerton by the A64. 3 Green Sandpipers were still at Northstile pool this evening, plus a Snipe and a Grey Wagtail. 2 juvenile Long-tailed Skuas flew north past Long Nab, also 9 Arctic Skuas past.
Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20200814
|House Sparrows - Chris Dalton|