A young Heron at Seamer Road Mere this morning was noticed to be remarkably tame. At least one Long-tailed Skua, 6 Arctic Skuas and 3 Pale-bellied Brent Geese flew south past Marine drive, while a Sooty Shearwater, 2 Great Skuas, a Manx Shearwater, 2 Wigeon and 50+ Teal flew north. Highlights seen passing Long Nab through the day included 11 Pale-bellied Brent Geese (7 heading north, 4 south), 2 Shoveler north, a Great Northern Diver north, 19 Sooty Shearwaters north, 6 Long-tailed Skuas south, 29 Arctic Skuas south, and 16 Great Skuas (10 north, 6 south). A Ruff and 2 Snipe flew in off the sea.
Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20200828
|Sand Martin - Alan Hunt|