Friday 27 May 2016

Thursday 26th May 2016

The beginning of the easterly winds brought with it thick fog which made searching for migrants difficult.
Still, with poor visibility and minimal observer coverage a female Red-backed Shrike was found on the Castle Tops – other migrants on Castle Hill included a Spotted Flycatcher.
A second Red-backed Shrike, also a female, was found along Rocks Lane, Long Nab during the evening. Two Whimbrel also flew north at Long Nab.
Elsewhere 4 Greenshank were on Potter Brompton Carr (no general access).

Red-backed Shrike - Castle Tops - Steve Wignill. Showing just how foggy it was!!

Red-backed Shrike - Rocks Lane, Long Nab - Nick Addey

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