Sunday 8 September 2019

Sunday 8th September

11 Sandwich Terns, 4 Bar-tailed Godwits, 22 Turnstones and 6 Dunlin were at Jackson's Bay this morning. A Pied Flycatcher was seen in sycamores near Cliff Top House, Long Nab at midday, and was still present late afternoon. A Dunlin and a Snipe were at Johnson's Marsh this afternoon, and a Greenshank was in Burniston Bay. Lots of birds were seen passing Long Nab during the day's seawatch, including: 5 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 465 Teal, 30 Wigeon, a Shoveler, 320 Common Scoter, 5 Pintail, 7 Sooty Shearwaters, 4 Balearic Shearwaters, 102 Manx Shearwaters, 588 Fulmars, a Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Great Northern Divers and 38 Red-throated Divers.

Full count from Long Nab here:
Pied Flycatcher - Nick Addey

Curlew at Long Nab - Nick Addey

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