Saturday 22 August 2020

Saturday 22nd August

 Early this morning a Wood Sandpiper was seen at Johnson's Marsh, where later a Dunlin dropped in. 14 Crossbills in 3 flocks, and 2 Swifts, flew south over Whin Bank. 2 Teal, a Pochard, 2 first calendar year Yellow-legged Gulls, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gulls (6 of them juveniles), an Osprey, a Little Egret, 4 Common Sandpipers, a Ringed Plover, 3 Shovelers and 2 Yellow Wagtails were at Wykeham Lakes, mainly East Lake. At Scalby Nab there were 23 Sandwich Terns (11 of them juvenile), a single Common Tern, 9 Redshank and 14 Turnstones. A Whimbrel flew south over North Bay, and 2 Great Crested Grebes were in Jackson's Bay.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Greenfinch - Mika Squirrels

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