Tuesday 30 June 2020

Tuesday 30th June

Crossbills and Siskins are on the move still: 118 Crossbills flew south plus 5 north and 114 Siskins south at Ravenscar by 8am; 4 Siskins and 2 Crossbills were seen heading south over Heron Lane; and 16 Siskins and a Crossbill headed south-west over Newgate Brow this afternoon. 5 Common Sandpipers were at Wykeham South Lake and 24 Tufted Duck were at East Lake, while 22 Siskins flew over south-west. 2 Little Egrets were spotted flying west over Cayton Bay, while at Long Nab 70 Common Scoter, 2 Curlews, a second-winter Mediterranean Gull and a Common Tern flew past southwards and an adult Mediterranean Gull flew north. At Seamer Road Mere there were 3 Common Sandpipers, and 3 juvenile Grey Wagtails, while the 2 broods of Tufted Duck remain, though the brood of 10 is now down to 4 (plus the single duckling). 12 Tufted Duck were also on Cargate Reservoir, and a singing Whinchat was at Cargate Nab.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20200630

Swallow - Judi Kent Pyrah

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