Saturday 24 August 2013

Saturday 24th August 2013

A busy day was headlined by a BARRED WARBLER in Crook Ness. It was elusive though and was only seen on two occasions.
Grounded between Ravenscar and South Cliff were Cuckoo (Hundale - Cloughton), Tree Pipit (Long Nab), 2 Whinchat (South Cliff), 2 Wheatear, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 17 Whitethroat, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 1 Wood Warbler (Hundale), 34 Willow Warbler, 37 Chiffchaff, 1 Spotted Flycatcher (Castle), 2 Pied Flycatcher (Hundale 1, Crook Ness 1).
Waders included 2 Common Sandpiper along South Cliff, 2 Golden Plover at Long Nab, a Green Sandpiper along Rudda Road, a Ringed Plover a Dunlin and a Black-tailed Godwit on Scalby Lodge Pond and a Greenshank and 4 Snipe on Johnson's Marsh.
Heading South were 4 Whimbrel and a Greenshank.
Elsewhere 9 Yellow Wagtail were on Seamer Tip Pools and a Wryneck was reported from the Hackness area via Birdguides, any information would be appreciated.

Wood Warbler, Hundale - Chris Bradshaw

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