Sunday 18 August 2019

Sunday 18th August

A ring-tailed Hen Harrier, 3 Buzzards and 2 Kestrels were seen around Seamer Tip this morning, the Harrier flying off north. 40 Tree Sparrows were among the bean crop by Metes Lane. Today's pelagic trip was rather quiet - the main birds seen were 2 Great Skuas, an Arctic Tern, 8+ Common Terns, an adult and 2 juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 2 Puffins, 43 Teal heading north, a Tufted Duck going south and a Swift 2 miles out. 40 plus Swifts were over Merry Leas Farm next to the River Hertford on the A64. An injured Marsh Harrier was picked up at Hutton Buscel.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Red Kite - Judi Kent Pyrah

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