Early this morning a Great White Egret flew south-west over Irton, and about 40 Bramblings were spotted at Rocks Lane in Burniston. 120 Pink-footed Geese flew south over Seamer Road in 2 groups. Highlights passing Long Nab include an Egyptian Goose, a first winter Caspian Gull and 97 Pink-footed Geese heading south, plus 2 Great Northern Divers and a Merlin heading north. A pair of Common Scoters remain in North Bay together with a Red-throated Diver and a Guillemot. A male Black Redstart was seen on the roof of Cliff House Farm, Gristhorpe Bay. 79 Teal, 11 Grey Herons, 3 Curlew and a Canada Gooses were at Johnson's Marsh; a Green Woodpecker was in Harwood Dale Forest; 214 Lapwing were at Harwood Dale Lake; and 4 Pochard and a Goosander were at Seamer Tip pool. A Great Grey Shrike was again present in the Derwent Head area of Langdale Forest, together with 3 Goshawks and 16 Lesser Redpoll, while 4 Woodcock were seen on the roadsides in the forest. A Ring Ouzel was sound recorded over Crossgates last night.
Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20201110
|Purple Sandpiper - Melanie Pearl|