Monday 20 April 2020

Monday 20th April

A Fulmar flew east over Cayton bowling green flash early this morning and another flew east over Crossgates in the early afternoon. The 5 Pink-footed Geese remain at Seamer Road Mere. An Arctic Tern was seen going north past Cornelian Bay, a total of 157 were seen heading ESE and SE from Cayton Bay, 2 were seen heading south at Long Nab, and 2 flew out east along Valley Road. A Bar-tailed Godwit was at the north end of Cayton Bay. A Lesser Whitethroat was in trees at Burton Riggs, a Sedge Warbler was by the Taylor Way pool, and Whitethroats were widespread in the area. 2 Tree Pipits were singing and displaying by the track from Wrench Green to Northstile. 3 Gadwall flew over Knipe Point, initially north, then south-west. 4 Common Snipe were at Cromer Point Pond and 2 more were at the small Scalby Lodge pond. 4 Teal and 4 Wigeon were at Johnson's Marsh, and there was a report of a pair of  escaped Wood Ducks flying down the valley on the Tabular Hills walk. This evening a Swift was feeding over Oliver's Mount, and at Seamer Carr there were 3 Ring Ouzels and a Wheatear.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Swallows -Chris Bell

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