Thursday 25 April 2019

Thursday 25th April

A Garden Warbler was at Long Causeway early this morning. At Long Nab there were 2 Wheatears, while 8+ Bottlenosed Dolphins went past northwards and 3 Eiders went south. A Dunlin was at Scalby Lodge small pond, and a Hooded Crow was in the fields north of there. In the afternoon there were 2 Egyptian Geese, a drake Pintail, a Little Ringed Plover, 2 Common Sandpipers and 80+ Sand Martins at Wykeham South Lake, while at Northstile pool near Wrench Green there was a Common Sandpiper, 2 drake Mandarins, 3 Swallows and several Sand Martins, plus a Wheatear near Northstile House. A Turtle Dove was reported to have returned to a site in Burniston, and a Common Tern flew over Crossgates towards Seamer. Early evening 3 Wheatears were spotted behind Marine Drive wall.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Wheatear - Nick Addey

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