Saturday 16 May 2020

Saturday 16th May

2 Redstarts, 5 Garden Warblers, a Cuckoo and a Green Woodpecker were seen at Scar Wood this morning. Two Cuckoos were also at Jugger Howe, along with 5 Buzzards, 2 pairs of Stonechats, 2 pairs of Wheatears, Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Skylarks and Meadow Pipits. An Oystercatcher with 3 chicks was at Harwood Dale Lake, and a Yellow Wagtail was at Scalby Lodge. At Johnson's Marsh there was a Lapwing, a Shelduck, a Coot sitting on eggs, a Yellow Wagtail, 5 Moorhens, 2 Lapwings, and a pair of Canada Geese with 2 well-grown goslings. A Raven was spotted over Troutsdale, 7 Buzzards and a Goshawk were at Langdale End, 2 Turtle Doves were by the Mill Inn at Harwood Dale, and a Peregrine circled over East Ayton. At Long Nab a Nuthatch and a Corn Bunting both flew north along the cliffs, and a Grasshopper Warbler was still in the short hedge north of the observation hut. A Spotted Flycatcher was at Low North Camp and a singing Garden Warbler was at Yedmandale Road. In Wrench Green a family of Grey Wagtails have fledged under the bridge. A Wheatear was inside Marine Drive wall and a Sandwich Tern went south past the headland. At Jugger Howe Beck this afternoon there was a male Redstart, a Buzzard, a family each of Whitethroats, Stonechats and Linnets, and a male Blackcap. About 160 House Martins were feeding at Seamer Road Mere this evening, and a Hobby went through south. A Hobby was also seen at Hutton Buscel heading north-west.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Great Spotted Woodpecker - Judi Kent Pyrah

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