Thursday, 23 December 2021
Wednesday 22nd December
A male Blackcap was on feeders in a Northstead garden this morning, and the Cattle Egret was still in the field south of Seamer Tip pool. At Wykeham South Lake there were 17 Goldeneye, 64 Wigeon (which flew off east), 2 Pochard, 21 Gadwall, 62 Tufted Duck, 82 Coot, a female Shoveler, 5 calling Water Rails, 102 Lapwing, a Stonechat and 2 Kestrels, while 215 Pink-footed Geese flew north in 2 flocks. 7 Red-throated Divers and a Shag were seen in South Bay while the Great Northern Diver was still in the harbour.