Monday 11 February 2019

Monday 11th February

At Wykeham South Lake this morning there were 2 Great White Egrets, 9 Goldeneye, 2 Oystercatchers, 2 Egyptian Geese and a Barn Owl; plus 300+ Golden Plover and 500+ Lapwing in the fields. There were 2 Willow Tits on the riverbank near Wrench Green, and 3 Redshank and 2 Tufted Duck at Johnson's Marsh. Highlights from Long Nab included 2 Velvet Scoters, a Lapwing, an Eider flying south and 8 Skylarks flying north. On Cayton Carrs this afternoon there were 170 Lapwing, 102 Curlew, 3 Common Buzzards and a Snipe.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Redshank - Mavis Smith

...and more Redshank - Stuart Baines

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