Friday 28 August 2020

Friday 28th August

 A young Heron at Seamer Road Mere this morning was noticed to be remarkably tame. At least one Long-tailed Skua, 6 Arctic Skuas and 3 Pale-bellied Brent Geese flew south past Marine drive, while a Sooty Shearwater, 2 Great Skuas, a Manx Shearwater, 2 Wigeon and 50+ Teal flew north. Highlights seen passing Long Nab through the day included 11 Pale-bellied Brent Geese (7 heading north, 4 south), 2 Shoveler north, a Great Northern Diver north, 19 Sooty Shearwaters north, 6 Long-tailed Skuas south, 29 Arctic Skuas south, and 16 Great Skuas (10 north, 6 south). A Ruff and 2 Snipe flew in off the sea.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Sand Martin - Alan Hunt

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