Tuesday 25 August 2020

Tuesday 25th August

Today's highlight was a Spotted Crake, seen this morning running across the cart track near Seamer Tip. A juvenile Avocet and 2 Common Sandpipers were at Wykeham East Lake and a Dunlin was at South Lake. Seen passing Marine Drive early morning were 26 Knot, 8 Dunlin, 6 Sanderling, 12 Redshank, a Great Skua and 63 Teal all heading south, plus an Arctic Skua and 76 Common Scoter heading north. A good selection of waders flew past Long Nab this morning, including 7 Bar-tailed Godwits, 32 Knot and 2 Purple Sandpipers heading south, plus 3 Arctic Skuas heading north. Another 18 Knot and 23 Sanderling flew past south this evening. A Little Egret and a Redshank were at Johnson's Marsh this afternoon, and 2 Shoveler and 10 Teal were at Wykeham East Lake this evening.

Full count from Long Nab here: https://www.trektellen.nl/count/view/1074/20200825

Spotted Crake - Alan Hunt

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