Monday, 14 December 2020

Monday 14th December

 A single Russian White-fronted Goose was seen this morning with Greylags at Wykeham East Lake. Also at the lakes were: 2 Barnacle Geese, 64 Mallard, 41 Gadwall, 61 Teal, 88 Wigeon, 5 Goldeneye, 12 Little Grebes, a Willow Tit, 31 Long-tailed Tits and a Chiffchaff. The Great Northern Diver and a Guillemot were again at the harbour, while a drake Goosander and a Grey Wagtail were in Peasholm Park. A drake Shoveler plus an adult and a first winter Mediterranean Gull were at Seamer Tip pools. 2 Goosanders, 9 Goldeneye, 4 Little Grebes, a Water Rail and 71 Moorhens were at Seamer Road Mere. At Scalby Lodge Pond there were 44 Curlew, 12 Lapwings and 14 Wigeon, while 70+ Linnets were by the cottages. 8 Little Egrets were seen in the area of Folkton sewage treatment works, along with about 500 Lapwings and about 500 Black-headed Gulls. A Tawny Owl was in Scalby village this evening.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Fieldfare - Melanie Pearl

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