Saturday 5 August 2017

Saturday 5th August 2017

At Seamer Tip pool the Garganey, Wigeon and 3 Gadwall were all still present also there were 2 Common Snipe on the flashes nearby and at Harwood Dale Lake this afternoon there were 53 Lapwing, a Cormorant, a Grey Heron, c70 Pied Wagtails, 11+ Teal, 24 Mandarins, a Sparrowhawk, a Dunlin, a Common Snipe and 2 Green Sandpipers.

Wykeham Raptor View Point was quite productive again today with 3 Honey Buzzards, at least 4 Goshawks, a Peregrine and 2 Ravens being the highlights of the day, with the juvenile Goshawks giving some really exceptional views.

Finally today there was a juvenile Dipper on Scalby Beck by the Old Scalby Mills pub and on the coast nearby there were a Greenshank, 8 Redshank, 4 Turnstone, 17 Oystercatchers, a Peregrine and 150+ Sandwich Terns were offshore.

Goshawk - Wykeham RVP - John Harwood
Goshawk - Wykeham RVP - John Harwood
Marsh Harrier - Wykeham South Lake - Terry Hobson
Turnstone - Scarborough Harbour - Deb Schild

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