Sunday 21 April 2019

Sunday 21st April

5 Ring Ouzels were east of the mast in Ravenscar again today, and also in the area were 6 Curlew and 8 Wheatears including one Greenland race male. Another Ring Ouzel was seen flying south past Scalby Lodge pond, where there were 10 Swallows, a Whitethroat, and a Green Woodpecker calling. 5 Teal were at Johnson's Marsh; a Whooper Swan was at Harwood Dale Lake; 2 Sedge Warblers, a Whitethroat and 2 Shovelers were at Seamer Tip Pool; and a Whitethroat and a Lesser Whitethroat were at Burton Riggs. 5 Yellow Wagtails flew south past Long Nab this morning and a drake Goosander flew north west. The Mediterranean Gull was again flying and calling around the Eastfield/Pindar area, a Red Kite flew south over Crossgates, and a Grasshopper Warbler was singing at Deepdale, just north of Eastfield. 5 House Martins flew south past Scarborough College. This evening a male Wheatear and a Chiffchaff were behind the wall on Marine Drive, and on the north side of the Castle Hill there were 6+ Willow Warblers, 2 Chiffchaffs and 4 Blackcaps.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Reed Bunting - Judi Kent Pyrah


  1. Please could you tell me where Scalby Lodge pond is? Thanks.

  2. Footpath opp Scalby Manor caravan park to hide. Large pond now dry but small reed fringed pond along track running towards cottages.