Friday, 27 August 2021
Friday 27th August
3 juvenile Long-tailed Skuas and an Arctic Skua flew north, close past Long Nab early this morning, while later another Long-tailed Skua flew south. Also passing Long Nab were one Balearic Shearwater, 29 Sooty Shearwaters, 16 Manx Shearwaters, 12 Sanderling, 15 Great Skuas and 8 Arctic Skuas, while a Kestrel flew in from the east and continued north. A Kingfisher, a Common Sandpiper, 8 Tufted Duck, 3 Swallows and 2 Sand Martins were at Wykeham South Lake, while at East Lake there were 5 Greenshank, 7 Dunlin, a Kingfisher, 19 Lapwing, a Wheatear, 3 Sand Martins and 24 Tufted Duck. A Pintail, 3 Dunlin and 18 Teal were seen at Johnson's Marsh, and a number of waders flew north past Marine Drive: 6 Ringed Plover, a Grey Plover, 4 Purple Sandpipers, 14 Dunlin and 19 Sanderling.