Monday 1 April 2019

Monday 1st April

At Wykeham South Lake there were 8 Goldeneye, 7 Gadwall, 17 Tufted Duck, 6 Mallard, 5 Barnacle Geese, 2 Egyptian Geese, 2 Swallows, 16+ Sand Martins, 2 Grey Partridge, 3 Chiffchaffs, 2 Oystercatchers and 6 Great Crested Grebes. 3 Common Scoters passed Marine Drive southwards, 4 male Blackcaps were seen at Seamer Road Mere, a Sparrowhawk was seen on Limestone Road, and a Swallow was at Folkton sewage works. At Long Nab there were 7 Snipe at the 'scrape', 200 Linnets on the cover crop, and 20 Common Scoter passed by, 17 of them northwards. A Red Kite was seen over Thornton Dale, and a Kingfisher, a Chiffchaff and 3 Grey Wagtails were at Thornton Mill. A Goldcrest and 250 Starlings were on the Castle headland.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Nuthatch - Stuart Baines

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