Friday 29 March 2019

Friday 29th March

45 Whooper Swans were first seen sitting on the sea off Long Nab early today, before finally moving off northwards later in the morning. Another 9 Whooper Swans were seen at Wykeham South Lake, where there were also 5 Goldeneye, a Buzzard, a Barn Owl, a Kestrel, a Sparrowhawk, 2 Little Egrets, 5 Barnacle Geese, 2 Redshank, 2 Oystercatchers, 2 Egyptian Geese, and a Goshawk nearby. 2 Dark-bellied Brent Geese flew south past Long Nab, and 11 Pink-footed Geese flew from Seamer Tip Pool towards Cayton and then northwards. A Siskin was seen at Burton Riggs, a Blackcap was at Reasty Bank, and 2 Red Kites were seen at Stony Marl, Fylingdales.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Corn Bunting - Melanie Pearl

Whooper Swans - Terry Hobson

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