Monday 11 November 2019

Monday 11th November

7 Whooper Swans flew south past Long Nab this morning, and 80+ Pink-footed Geese flew over Seamer Tip pool. A Great Crested Grebe was seen in the harbour mouth, and 4 Little Egrets were east of Folkton Bridge. At Wykeham South Lake there were 7 Goldeneye, 2 Pochard, 8 Great Crested Grebes, 4 Little Grebes, 180+ Fieldfares, 9 Bullfinches and 11 Siskins. A Marsh Harrier was seen hunting over the fields at Potter Brompton Carr, where there were also 2 Peregrines, 80+ Wigeon, a Stonechat and about 200 Teal. 3 Snow Buntings remain in the fields north of Long Nab and another flew off north, while 35 Siskins were at the ringing plantation. 2 Kingfishers and a Chiffchaff were at the Open Air Theatre, a Great White Egret was in the field below SeamerTip Pool, and 21 Tufted Duck and 9 Siskins were in Peasholm Park.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Great White Egret - Dan Morley

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