Friday 14 September 2018

Monday 3rd September 2018

Migrants around Long Nab today included a Common Sandpiper, 4 Chiffchaffs, a Sedge Warbler, a Blackcap, 3 Whitethroats, a Redstart, a Wheatear and 2 Yellow Wagtails and moving offshore we had a Shelduck (S), 22 Wigeon (S), 217 Teal (118 S, 99 N), 33 Common Scoter (24 S, 9 N), 6 Red-throated Divers (4 S, 2 N), a Black-throated Diver in full breeding plumage went south at 07.12, 18 Manx Shearwaters (7 S, 11 N) a Little Egret (N), 2970 Gannets (2920 S, 50 N), a Golden Plover (S), 5 Knot (S), a Dunlin (N), a Greenshank (S), a juvenile Caspian Gull following a Lobster boat south from 09.30 to 09.40, 7 Sandwich Terns (S), 31 Common Terns (S) and 2 Arctic Skuas (S).

At Ravenscar a Green Woodpecker was on the cliffs to the south before flying west and there was also a Redstart in the area and a Hobby in Pickering flew into our recording area at 15.30.

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