Thursday, 2 September 2021

Thursday 2nd September

14 Teal, 3 Wigeon, 7 Moorhens and a Pintail were present at Johnson's Marsh early this morning. At Wykeham East Lake there were 22 Lapwing, 9 Cormorants, 19 Tufted Duck, 12 Coot, 2 Stock Doves, and a Common Sandpiper flew over, while at Match Lake there were 2 Sand Martins and a Kingfisher. An adult Roseate Tern joined a feeding flock of Kittiwkaes off Long Nab for about 10 minutes before flyig off south following a Great Skua attack on the flock. Later 14 Little Gulls (2 adults and 12 juveniles) joined the Kittiwakes. Other highlights passing Long Nab included a Balearic Shearwater, 11 Sooty Shearwaters, 17 Knot, 21 Little Gulls, a Long-tailed Skua, 3 Pomarine Skuas, 16 Great Skuas, 22 Arctic Skuas and a Puffin. 470 Razorbills were feeding inshore but only about 10 Guillemots.

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