Friday, 31 December 2021
Friday 31st December
39 Pink-footed Geese and 200+ Lapwing were on Cayton Carr this morning and a Barn Owl was at the allotments. The Cattle Egret was again in the field south of Seamer Tip pool, as was an adult Mediterranean Gull. 7 drake Pochards and a Willow Tit were at Burton Riggs, where 20 Siskins flew north. A Red Kite was seen over Thornton Dale. A Little Gull was spotted in North Bay, while at the harbour there were 29 Purple Sandpipers, the Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Divers, a Guillemot and 41 Turnstones. 2 more Red-throated Divers were off Marine Drive, while 4 Red-throated Divers and 2 Guillemots were in South Bay. 45 Pink-footed Geese flew south past Long Nab; 91 Teal and 12 Herons were at Johnson's Marsh; and 5 Grey Partridge were at Scalby Lodge. Wishing you all a happy 2022.