Sunday 6 October 2019

Sunday 6th October

At Long Nab this morning small numbers of Redwings were arriving in off the sea and small numbers of wildfowl were also moving, including a Brent Goose, 9 Shelduck and 2 Eider. A Yellow-browed Warbler, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Chiffchaff and 3 Goldcrests were on the south side of Castle Hill, and on the north side there were 6 more Goldcrests, 2 Chaffinches, 14 Robins, 2 Redwings, 32 Song Thrushes, 10 Blackbirds and a Redstart. A female Goosander and a Kingfisher were at the Open Air Theatre, and 2 Dippers were at Scalby Mills. A Red-throated Diver, 3 Common Scoter and an Arctic Skua were seen from Marine Drive. A Lesser Whitethroat and 3 Goldcrests were at Crook Ness this evening, and another 3 Goldcrests were by Cliff Top House.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Female Goosander - Stuart Baines

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