Friday 12 June 2020

Friday 12th June

Flying north past Marine Drive early this morning were 48 Manx Shearwaters, 82 Puffins, an Arctic Tern, 2 Sandwich Terns and 8 Common Scoter, while heading south were 4 Puffins, 24 Sandwich Terns, 7 Teal and an Oystercatcher. Later in the morning a Curlew, 26 Common Scoter, a Red-throated Diver, 7 Manx Shearwaters, 46 Fulmars, 152 Gannets and 96 auks flew past northwards. At Long Nab 89 Manx Shearwaters, 28 Common Scoter, 5 Curlews and 114 Puffins were seen passing northwards while 26 Common Scoter and 9 Puffins headed south. There was a drake Wigeon at Wykeham East Lake and another at Johnson's Marsh. A party of 14 Long-tailed Tits were in Dean Road cemetery, and in Burniston there were 3 Turtle Doves.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker - Judi Kent Pyrah

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