Thursday 10 May 2018

Saturday 5th May 2018

On Potter Brompton Carr this morning there were 8 Shelducks, 6 Wigeon, 2 Gadwall and the star was a female Garganey which flew towards the Haybridge Scrapes but could not be relocated. At Long Nab today a Corn Bunting, a Wheatear and 24 Whitethroats whilst moving south were 139 Swallows, 53 Sand Martins, 15 flava Wagtails, 2 Grey Wagtails, 122 Linnets, 64 Goldfinches and 27 Sandwich Terns. A Whimbrel and a Swift flew north during the same period.

Also today Wheatears were seen at Ravenscar and Rudda Road Flash and 2 Garden Warblers were in the Wykeham Nursery area along with plenty of Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs.

Sedge Warbler - Long Nab - Chris Bell

Common Swift - Long Nab - Chris Bell

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