Wednesday 25 January 2017

Wednesday 25th January 2017

2 Waxwings were seen again today but this time by Chris Bradshaw outside PC World at 10.45 before flying off to the north.

The 16 Shore Larks were also seen again today in the field to the south of the Crook Ness car park.

There were at least 15 Bramblings at Long Nab and also 5 Snipe, 50 Reed Buntings and 25 Yellowhammers, another Brambling was seen in Barmoor Close, Scalby.

20 Barnacle Geese in a field by Wykeham South Lake and another in the field east of Seamer Carr Road where the White–fronted Goose flock was also feeding. Pink-footed Geese were on the move today with skeins of 140 heading north over the Harbour at 13.25 and 40 also heading north over Hutton Buscel at 14.25.

A single Jack Snipe was on the Taylor Way puddles, a Shelduck was at Seamer Tip pool and 12 Golden Plover were on Seamer Mead.

A Common Scoter was in North Bay and 19 were in South Bay, 10 Ringed Plovers were in Jackson’s Bay and the Red-breasted Merganser remained in the Harbour.

Also today there was a Chiffchaff and a Snipe at Cromer Point Pond and at Scalby Lodge Pond the Whooper Swan remained in the field and there were also 27 Curlew there.

Red-breasted Merganser - Scarborough Harbour - Steve Race
Barnacle Geese - Wykeham South Lake area - Terry Hobson

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