Thursday 17 September 2020

Thursday 17th September

 A juvenile Long-tailed Skua flew north past South Bay presumably one of three seen past Long Nab this morning. Also past Long Nab were 14 Pale-belled Brent Geese and 7 Sooty Shearwaters. A  Great Northern Diver and a Grey Plover flew south past South Cliff.  2 Common Sandpipers were in South Bay. A Ringed Plover and Green Sandpiper were at Wykeham Lakes where an early Brambling flew west mid morning. In Cayton Bay were 2 Wigeon, 9 Ringed Plover and 6 Dunlin. 62 Golden Plover were on Bridestones Moor. A Knot was at Scalby Mills. Very few migrants were found along the coast but single Redstarts were at Cloughton Wyke and Castle Hill. 3 Chiffchaffs and a Marsh Tit were also at the latter site. A Lapland Bunting was at Long Nab. 

Full counts at Long Nab: 

Knot Scalby Mills - Pauline Dent

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