Saturday, 16 April 2022
Saturday 16th April
A male Ring Ouzel flew WSW over South Cliff Golf Course this morning. A cream crowned Marsh Harrier flew SW at Jackson's Bay, another flew SSE at Wykeham East Lake and another was seen at Seamer Tip/Pool area. The spring's first Lesser Whitethroat was reported from Eastfiled. Jugger Howe provided a chat fest with the first Common Redstart, Whinchat and Northern Wheatear in additon to another Ring Ouzel. Common Buzzards were noted over Stepney Road, Seamer Tip, Wykeham Lakes and Long Causeway Road, Wykeham. Barn Swallows appeared to have arrived on a broad front at various sites and seven Sand Martins were back at the Cayton Bay colony site. A Sparrowhawk was at Ings Road and a Garden Warbler was at Long Causeway Road as well as two Barn Owls, a pair of displaying Curlew and six Common Buzzards this evening. Two Nuthatches were at Burton Riggs and highlights from Wykeham East Lake included five Tree Sparrows, Little Ringed Plover, one Yellow Wagtail, six Sand Martins, two Northern Wheatear, three Blackcap, one Willow Warbler and four Oystercatcher. A late Whooper Swan was of note at Throxenby Mere.