Wednesday 8 July 2020

Wednesday 8th July

40 Common Scoter were seen flying south past Marine Drive this morning. Heading south past South Cliff were: 19 Redshank, 6 Curlew (plus 5 north), and 6 Whimbrel (plus 1 north), while a Little Egret, an Arctic Tern and 2 Crossbills flew north. 5 Crossbills were also in Cornelian Ravine before  heading off west. 4 Mediterranean Gulls were in South Bay - 2 first summer birds, one second summer, and an adult. 32 Curlew and a Whimbrel were in the South Cliff roost, and a Turnstone and a Grey Wagtail were in Cornelian Bay. 75 Crossbills flew north past Ravenscar, while 3 more flew south, as did 57 Siskins. Heading south past Long Nab were a Velvet Scoter, 2 Turnstones, 6 Whimbrel and 6 Curlew, while 7 Curlew, a Whimbrel, and an adult Mediterranean Gull flew north. 170 Tree Sparrows and 13 House Sparrows were round Cliff Top House. A Green Sandpiper was seen circling Johnson's Marsh in the early afternoon.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Chaffinch - Judi Kent Pyrah

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