Thursday 25 October 2018

Thursday 25th October

Whooper Swans increased at Wykeham South Lake during the day; from two at 7.50am to nine (4 juvs) an hour later to 27 (10 juvs) by 5pm. Also there were 10 Mute Swans, 290 Greylag Geese, an Egyptian Goose, one Shelduck, nine Gadwall, four Pochard, three Goldeneye, three Little Grebes, six Great Crested Grebes and 14 Stock Doves. 25 Fieldfare flew west. Five Little Grebes and a Wigeon at Brompton Ponds. A Dipper was on the beck below Ebberston village.

Counts at Long Nab here:

Woodpigeons flying south Wykeham Lakes - Nick Addey

Dipper Scalby Beck - Melanie Pearl

Little Grebe Brompton Ponds - Chris Bell


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