Wednesday, 11 February 2015
Sunday 8th February 2015
Migration watch; 08.30 - 11.30hrs.
The highlight was a juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard that flew west past Highwood Brow at 11.50hrs. In the Long Nab area there were 12 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 12 Rock Pipit, 20 Tree Sparrow, 22 Linnet and a Snow Bunting, the Richard's Pipit was seen again at Hayburn Wyke, the Greenland White-fronted Goose and 7 Goosander were at Harwood Dale Lake, 470 Wigeon were at Scalby Mills and 3 Goosander and a Red-breasted Merganser were in Cornelian Bay.
On the move (north unless stated) were 1 Red-throated Diver, 27 Fulmar + 2 south, 6 Gannet, 3 Cormorant south, 1 Goose sp, 1 Lapwing, 3 Black-headed Gull + 1 south, 1 Common Gull + 1 south, 14 Herring Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 17 Skylark and 1 Starling.