Sunday 17 May 2015

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th May 2015

The 16th passed by rather uneventful with no significant reports.

Migration watch; 09.05 - 11.10hrs.
The 17th was marginally better.
On the move at Long Nab (south unless stated) were 1 Cormorant + 1 north, 2 Black-headed Gull north, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull + 3 north, 6 Great Black-backed Gull + 1 north, 4 Sandwich Tern + 2 north, 3 Swift, 27 Sand Martin, 48 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 2 Carrion Crow north and 4 Linnet.
Elsewhere the first Hobby of the year was seen chasing Hirundines over Folkton, the Barnacle Goose was at Wykeham South Lake, a Dunlin was at Scalby Lodge Pond, a Little Ringed Plover, 2 Curlew and a Lesser Black-backed Gull were on Cayton Carr, a Coot and 2 Shelduck were on Johnson's Marsh, the Scaup was still on Peasholm, a Reed Warbler and 2 Sedge Warbler were at Seamer Tip and a Lesser Whitethroat was new in Crook Ness.

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