Thursday 9 July 2020

Thursday 9th July

40 Common Scoter flew north past Marine Drive early this morning. Later in the morning a Cory's Shearwater flew north past Long Nab and half an hour later past Ravenscar, then yet later a second one flew north past South Cliff. 29 Curlew, a Whimbrel and 13 Oystercatchers were roosting along South Cliff, while 3 Mediterranean Gulls were in South Bay and a Red-breasted Merganser flew north. Early this afternoon a Whimbrel and 8 Sandwich Terns were at Scalby Mills and a Red-throated Diver flew south. Other highlights passing Long Nab included 7 Eider, 649 Common Scoter, 2 Velvet Scoter, a Red-breasted Merganser, 19 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 3 Dunlin and 32 Redshank.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Little Ringed Plover - Judi Kent Pyrah

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