Wednesday 16 December 2020

Wednesday 16th December

 80 Pink-footed Geese flew south-east over Gristhorpe this morning. At Wykeham Lakes there were 3 Goldeneye, 30+ Greylags, 15 Mallard, a Great Crested Grebe, 80 Herring Gulls and 10 Cormorants at the East Lake, plus 56 Greylags and 2 White-fronted Geese in the field behind, while South Lake hosted 57 Coot, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Herons, 7 Goldeneye, 11 Cormorants, 50 Mallard, about 200 Wigeon, and many Canada Geese. 300-400 Pink-footed Geese, 5 Barnacle Geese, 2 Canada Geese, 10 Greylags, 2 Mute Swans, about 1000 Starlings and about 50 Fieldfares were at Low Marishes, while 8 Little Grebes were at Papermill Lake. A Great Northern Diver flew north past Long Nab and 3 Eiders were seen offshore. A Little Owl and 15 Redpolls were at Hutton Buscel. 5 Barnacle Geese were at Wykeham Lakes in the afternoon.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Kestrel - Melanie Pearl

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