Friday, 17 December 2021
Friday 17th December
A total of 9 Red-throated Divers were on the sea off Long Nab this morning, and a Sparrowhawk flew along the cliff. A large flock of about 300 Lapwings were seen flying around Wykeham East Lake, with about 600 also in the fields seen from Garth End Road. Other birds seen around the lakes later in the afternoon include 4 Marsh Tits, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 12 Siskin, and flying over about 200 Golden Plover and about 400 Lapwing. 22 Fieldfare were seen in the paddocks at the bottom of Long Causeway Road, while also along the road were a Willow Tit, 3 Marsh Tits, 9 Siskin, 30+ Linnets and 40 Chaffinch. The Cattle Egret remains in the middle ditch at Seamer Tip pool. A mixed flock of about 100 Fieldfare and 50 Redwing were seen at Gristhorpe Carrs.