Tuesday, 29 December 2020

Tuesday 29th December

A skein of 100+ geese was seen heading west over Staxton Wold this morning, and 3 Great Northern Divers were in the harbour. 7 Little Egrets were at Folkton Bridge, and 8 were by Flixton sewage works together with 36 Pied Wagtails. At Wykeham South Lake there were about 150 Mallard, 7 Goldeneye and 100 Wigeon, and a Green Sandpiper was on a flood along the A64 by Merry Lees Park. An immature Little Gull was spotted heading north at Cornelian Bay and a skein of geese flew over Ayton/Hutton Buscel. 4 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and 3 Eiders flew north past Long Nab, while a Barnacle Goose, a Shoveler and 13 Gadwall were at Seamer Tip pool. Full count from Long Nab here:

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