Wednesday 9 December 2020

Wednesday 9th December

 More movements of Pink-footed Geese today: a flock were heard over Livingstone Road at 04.25, one individual was seen out heading out to sea over Marine Drive, a flock were heard over Wykeham South Lake, 70 went west over Marine Drive, 386 were seen going north-west over the harbour, and at Long Nab 1136 were seen heading north and 26 south. 4 Willow Tits were along the track from Wrench Green to Northstile this morning. This afternoon an adult Mediterranean Gull was on Cayton Carr, 2 Great Northern Divers were in the harbour, and a Kingfisher and a Dipper were in Peasholm Glen near the bridge. At Wykeham Lakes there were 48 Siskin, 30 Lesser Redpoll and 3 Marsh Tits, while a Great White Egret was on the east side before flying to the west. A drake Shoveler, 76 Teal and 2 Snipe were at Johnson's Marsh. 14 Red-throated Divers were in South Bay and a further 14 flew south and one flew north, while 1000 Herring Gulls and 133 Common Gulls flew out east to roost. A Brent Goose flew west at Long Nab with 7 Greylags, and 6 Lapland Buntings were again in the stubble.

Full count from Long Nab here:

Pochard - Terry Hobson

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