A Barn Owl and a Scaup were seen early this morning at Wykeham South Lake, plus a displaying Goldeneye. Nearby at Ings Farm were 14 Pink-footed Geese and a covey of 11 Grey Partridge. Sightings in Langdale Forest included: 2 Goshawks, lots of Crossbills including one flock of 25, a Great Grey Shrike at High Greens, 2 Stonechat at Lunn Rigg, and 12 Meadow Pipits at Maw Rigg. In the early afternoon there were 3 Waxwings in the B&Q car park, and at Seamer Tip 2 Barnacle Geese and (briefly) a Great White Egret.
|Treecreeper - Andy Brown|