Thursday, 23 December 2021
Thursday 23rd December
A Goosander was seen at Throxenby Mere this morning, while a Great Northen Diver and 2 Red-throated Divers were in the harbour. Later in the morning 9 Red-throated Divers were just outside the harbour mouth. A male Brambling, a Great Spotted Woodpecker and a Reed Bunting were at the Long Causeway Road feeding station. 7 Buzzards, 1000 plus Golden Plover and 700+ Lapwings were seen from North Moor Road. A Kingfisher was at the Open Air Theatre. At Ellerburn there was a Kingfisher, a Little Egret and 4 Marsh Tits, while at Wilton Heights there were about 10 Bramblings with large numbers of Yellowhammers and Chaffinches.