Friday 12 April 2019

Friday 12th April

Willow Warblers were seen today at Eastfield industrial estate and at Seamer Tip. One female and 2 male Blackcaps were seen on Heron Lane, Crossgates and a Red Kite was seen at Yedingham. At Wykeham South Lake there were 15 Wigeon, 12 Teal, 3 Goldeneye and 2 Buzzards. Highlights at Long Nab were a Hooded Crow, 5 Sandwich Terns and 2 Common Buzzards heading south, and a Yellow Wagtail heading north. 69 Sand Martins passed by, 56 of them going south, and 93 Carrion Crows passed by, 63 of them going north. A White Wagtail was present near Cliff Top House. A Redstart and 4 Grey Wagtails were seen at Ellerburn/Dalby, and a flock of 25 House Martins was seen going up the valley near Hackness this afternoon.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Peregrines with dinner - Joe Bamfield

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