Monday, 31 May 2021
A Nightjar was heard churring for 20 seconds this morning in Wykeham Forest, while another was calling in Dalby Forest, where a Turtle Dove and a Goshawk were seen. A Fulmar flew east over Crossgates, and 2 Grey Partridges were seen north of Seamer. A Cuckoo was in Langdale Forest, and another was heard from the direction of Jugger Howe Moor, while 2 pairs of Spotted Flycatchers were seen in Scar and Castlebeck Woods. An immature White-tailed Eagle was spotted over Hackness.
Sunday, 30 May 2021
3 Cuckoos and a Barn Owl were east of the A169 at Saltergate this morning, and at Wykeham Water Park there was a Yellow Wagtail, a Kingfisher and a male Shoveler flew east. 2 Cuckoos were seen/heard in Langdale Forest this afternoon, and in the evening a Red-backed Shrike was in a clearing in Dalby Forest.
Saturday, 29 May 2021
2 Cuckoo, a Redstart, 26 Crossbills, a Green Woodpecker, 4 Garden Warblers and 3 Tree Pipits were seen/heard early this morning at Troutsdale/Troutsdale Moor. A probable male Hen Harrier flew east over Wykeham Water Park where a Kingfisher was present. 8 Turtle Doves, 3 Willow Tits and a Goshawk were found in Dalby Forest early morning, and 2 Turtle Doves and 3 displaying Lapwings were in Wykeham Forest in the nursery area. An Osprey was reportedly seen over Harwood Dale Lake, while at Long Nab there was a Spotted Flycatcher at the ringing plantation, a Great Skua and a Ringed Plover flew north, and a Little Egret and a Curlew flew south. A Honey Buzzard flew east over Wykeham Forest mid-morning. A pair of Mandarins, 2 Mute Swans, 4 Teal, an Oystercatcher and 2 Tufted Duck were at Thornton Dale lake. A pair of Shoveler were on the ski pond at the Mere, 2 Curlew were at Scalby Mills, and 5 Shelduck were flying round over Seamer Tip Pool for over an hour. At Dalby Forest Visitor Centre there were 2 Spotted Flycatchers, 15+ House Martins, 5+ Swallows, 6 Siskins, a Bullfinch, 2 Buzzards and a Blackcap. A Spotted Flycatcher and 6 Mandarins were seen at Troutsdale Bridge (Hilla Green), but there was no sign of the Pied Flycatcher. The Wood Warbler remains at Turkey Carpet. A Long-eared Owl, 2 Nightjar, 2 Woodcock and 2 Tree Pipits were at North Moor Road this evening.
Friday, 28 May 2021
Yesterday evening in Wykeham Forest 2 Goshawks, 6 Swifts and a Garden Warbler were seen from the raptor vewpoint, while elsewhere in the forest were a female and 2 male Nightjars, 6 Woodcock and 2 Tawny Owls. A Redwing was seen in Scalby early this morning, and a Little Egret was at Cow Wath Beck. A Redstart, a Spotted Flycatcher, a Cuckoo, a Garden Warbler, a Grey Wagtail and a Dipper were seen in Scar Wood, and a pair of Spotted Flycatchers were seen at Turkey Carpet. At Long Nab in the afternoon a pair of Crossbills were in the ringing plantation before leaving southwards, a Redpoll (possibly Mealy) was feeding on the cliff top, and a Sedge Warbler was at Cliff Top House.A pair of Shelduck with 8 young were at Johnson's Marsh.
Thursday, 27 May 2021
A Cuckoo and a Garden Warbler were at Harwood Dale early this morning, and the Wood Warbler was still present in Broxa Forest. Unusually for this time of year, 2 male Siskins were reported to be on garden feeders on Heron Lane. 2 Ospreys (plus 2 Swifts) were at Wykeham Lakes, seen in trees at the east end of Predator Lake before one flew off towards Hutton Buscel. 2 Puffins, a Red-throated Diver, a Goosander and 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls flew north at Long Nab, while 22 Common Scoter flew south. A Shag was in the harbour. An Osprey was seen from Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint, but no Honey Buzzards were seen in 10.5 hours of observation.
Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Tuesday, 25 May 2021
An Osprey and a Hobby were seen from Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint in the early afternoon. A Great Skua flew north over Crook Ness, and at Long Nab 3 Puffins and a Red-throated Diver flew north while a second calendar year Lesser Black-backed Gull flew south. A single Oystercatcher was at Johnson's Marsh.
Monday, 24 May 2021
The Pied Flycatcher was still at Hilla Green today, and the Wood Warbler was still singing in Broxa Forest. A female Honey Buzzard and 2 Goshawks were reported from Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint this morning and 2 Ospreys in the afternoon. At Wykeham Water Park there were 5 Reed Warblers singing, 3 Sedge Warblers, 3 Garden Warblers and pair of Great Crested Grebes. A Little Egret flew in off the sea at Jackson's Bay.
Sunday, 23 May 2021
A Cuckoo, 2 pairs of Whinchats and 3 pairs of Stonechats were seen on Jugger Howe Moor this morning. A Cream-crown Marsh Harrier flew north, seen distantly from Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint, and a Hobby flew west from Irton towards East Ayton. The Wood Warbler was still at Broxa Forest. Nine Shelduck flew south past Marine Drive.
Saturday, 22 May 2021
The Wood Warbler and Firecrest were both still present in Broxa Forest today. The Pied Flycatcher was still singing at Hilla Green, where there were also 14 Mandarins, a Spotted Flycatcher, a Kingfisher, and Great Spotted Woodpeckers feeding young. 5 drake Mandarins were at Harwood Dale Lake.
Friday, 21 May 2021
Thursday, 20 May 2021
A Nightjar was heard in Harwood Dale Forest yesterday evening. 2 Swifts were spotted over the Cask this morning, and the Wood Warbler was still in Broxa Forest. A Little Egret flew north past Long Nab, and 3 Mandarins were at Harwood Dale Lake. A Honey Buzzard again from the Wykeham Forest Raptor Viewpoint.
Wednesday, 19 May 2021
The Wood Warbler and Firecrest were still present today, along with 3 Spotted Flycatchers, while a Woodcock and a male Goshawk flew over. A Goshawk was also seen at Harwood Dale. A pair of Merlin were seen drifting across Fylingdales, and a Hobby was at the top of Cloughton Bank. A drake Wigeon was at Burton Riggs, a Little Egret was at Seamer Mead, 2 Yellow Wagtails were at Star Carr, and a Garden Warbler was near Star Carr Farm. A Honey Buzzard was seen from Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint.
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
The Wood Warbler was singing throughout the day in Broxa Forest, where there were also 2 (possibly 3) Spotted Flycatchers and a Firecrest was found too, plus a Redstart was singing in Raincliffe Woods in the area of oaks above the T-junction with Mowthorpe Road. A Yellow Wagtail was at Johnson's Marsh, and 2 Turtle Doves were at the Mill Inn in the morning and 3 in the late afternoon (before flying off when a Sparrowhawk came through. A Mandarin and an Oystercatcher were seen at Harwood Dale Lake, and a Lesser Whitethroat was spotted nearby. 4 Buzzards were over Lebberston, 4 more were over Reisty Bank where a Tree Pipit was seen, and a Goshawk flew over Crossgates. At Seamer Tip Pool 3 Lesser Whitethroats were singing, and there were 6+ Reed Warblers (plus a Roe Deer and a Wall Brown butterfly). A Honey Buzzard was seen from the Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint, and 17 Mute Swans were at the Wykeham Water Park. The first Nightjar of spring was at Harwood Dale Forest. A Wood Sandpiper was sound recorded over Crossgates in the early hours.
Monday, 17 May 2021
A Little Tern and an Arctic Skua flew north past Long Nab this morning, while a Kingfisher flew south along the clifftop. A Yellow Wagtail was at Cromer Point Pool, and a Wood Warbler was singing in Broxa Forest. On the Jugger Howe circular walk there was a singing Redstart, a Whinchat and a Cuckoo, while a Snipe was 'chipping' along Jugger Howe Beck. A Lesser Whitethroat was in blackthorn above the Sealife Centre. A Red Kite was seen at Harwood Dale Forest, and at the Mill Inn there were 2 pairs and another one Turtle Dove.
Sunday, 16 May 2021
2 second year Iceland Gulls flew north past Long Nab this morning, plus a Manx Shearwater, a Ringed Plover, 7 Turnstones and 4 Dunlin, while 800 Razorbills went south. A Little Egret was at Seamer Mead; a Wheatear and 2 Red-legged Partridges were on Seamer Carr where 4 Buzzards were in the vicinity. At Wykeham Water Park Lake there were 2 Swifts, 2 Common Sandpipers, 2 Oystercatchers and a Greenshank which was calling. An Egyptian Goose was at Harwood Dale Lake together with 2 Oystercatchers, 30 Woodpigeons and a Pied Wagtail, while 2 Turtle Doves were at the Mill Inn. A Lesser Whitethroat, a Willow Warbler and several Orange Tip butterflies were at Seamer Tip Pool. An Acredula type Willow Warbler was on South Cliff this morning, while a Willow Warbler and a Hobby were on Castle Hill, and the 2 Great Northern Divers were yet again in South Bay. A pair of Yellow Wagtails were spotted on the backroad between Allerston and Ebberston. 2 Hobbys, a Cuckoo and 2 Spotted Flycatchers were seen in Dalby Forest.
Saturday, 15 May 2021
A pair of Shelduck with 3 small ducklings were at Johnson's Marsh this morning. At Jugger Howe there were 2 Cuckoo, 5 Stonechat territories, a pair of Whinchats and a single female Whinchat. A drake Goosander was at Scalby Mills and both Great Northern Divers are still in South Bay. Two pairs of Turtle Doves were at the Mill Inn. Hobby at Dalby Forest.
Friday, 14 May 2021
A flock of Ringed Plover were sound recorded over Cloughton Woods in the night. A total of 7 Scaup flew past Long Nab early this morning, and 10 Dunlin flew past northwards in the early afternoon. At Wykeham Lakes a Wood Sandpiper circled East Lake before leaving northwards, and 2 Egyptian Geese were at South Lake. A Whimbrel flew north in the Scalby Lodge Pond area. The 2 Great Northern Divers were still in South Bay.
Thursday, 13 May 2021
The 2 Great Northern Divers were yet again in South Bay, and a newly-arrived Ring Ouzel was on South Cliff. 3 Litte Egrets were at Johnson's Marsh. The Pied Flycatcher was still showing well at Hilla Green, a Spotted Flycatcher was along the river bank towards Woodhouse, while 5 Garden Warblers were seen/heard between Wrench Green and Hilla Green. A Barn Owl flew past the spa complex before escaping mobbing Kittiwakes by going into cover by the Grand Cliff lift. 4 Nuthatches were present and 3 Redstarts were singing in an area of oaks in Raincliffe Woods above the T-junction with Mowthorpe Road. A Whinchat, 3 Redstarts and a Green Woodpecker were at Low North Camp, and a Cuckoo was heard in the valley running north-west from there.
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Highlights from Sneaton High Moor this morning include a Merlin, 3 Cuckoo, a Tree Pipit and a Green Woodpecker, while a pair of Stonechats and 2 Wheatears were spotted on the road towards May Beck. 2 Wheatears and a Lesser Whitethroat were at Long Nab and the Pied Flycatcher was still at Hilla Green. A Wheatear, a Willow Warbler and a Garden Warbler were grounded along South Cliff.
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Early this morning a Cuckoo was heard calling near the Sixth Form College, and another was heard in the woods north of Jugger Howe. A Lesser Whitethroat was singing at Jameson Crescent, and another plus a Reed Warbler at Taylor Way. 10 Swifts were screaming above the Oasis Cafe in North Bay, Blackcaps were on Woodlands Drive and Woodlands Cemetery, while an Oystercatcher flew over the field west of Plaxton Court. A Little Egret and a Tree Pipit flew north and 12 Barnacle Geese flew south through South Cliff, where at least 9 Wheatears flew in. Both Great Northern Divers were yet again in South Bay, and the Pied Flycatcher was still at Hilla Green together with a Spotted Flycatcher. Between May Beck car park and Falling Foss 2 Spotted Flycatchers, 2 Blackcaps, a Chiffchaff and a Buzzard were seen this morning, while a Garden Warbler and a Crossbill were by the gate into the plantation at Maybeck. 2 Reed Warblers, 6 Lesser Whitethraots and 6 Wheateasr were at Long Nab, where a Tree Pipit flew north and 2 Corn Buntings flew south. An Osprey flew west at Wykeham Raptor viewpoint.
A Barn Owl was spotted near the A64 roundabout early this morning and a first summer Little Gull was in South Bay. A Marsh Harrier flew south past Long Nab and later another flew in from the east. 4 pairs of Grey Partridge and 2 Red Kites were in the Scampston area. A Black-tailed Godwit flew north past South Cliff with Oystercatchers, 4 Swifts flew over the old town, and 2 Turtle Doves were calling and feeding in Harwood Dale. 8 Sedge Warblers, 3 Reed Warblers and 2 Garden Warblers were at Wykeham South Lake while 5 Lesser Black-backed Gulls were at the East Lake. 50 Swifts and a Wheatear were near Riverhead Farm, Harwood Dale. An Osprey flew north along South Cliff before being forced by gulls to fly west in line with Valley Road. A Litte Egret and a White Wagtail flew north past Long Nab, an adult Mediterranean Gull and a Corn Bunting flew south, a Wheatear was present and 5 Whimbrel and 49 Lesser Black-backed Gulls flew past. Passing through South Cliff were a Cuckoo and a Tree Pipit north, plus a Mediterranean Gull, 2 Sanderlings, and 1112 Swallows south. The 2 Great Northern Divers were again in South Bay, and a Yellow Wagtail was seen at Givendale Head Farm. A Common Sandpiper and 28 Lesser Black-backed Gulls were at Wykeham Lakes this afternoon, where a pair of Oystercatchers have a chick on the island.
Sunday, 9 May 2021
A good influx of Wheatears along the coast today totalling at least 101; 29 along South Cliff through the day, 22 in a field at Mount Pleasant Farm near Redcliffe, 29 on the Castle Headland and 21 at Long Nab. Also one at Seamer Carr. Swifts were also returning - several around Seamer Tip pools, 5 at Harwood Dale, 7 over Gladstone Street, 25 screaming high over Hovingham Drive and 3 over Tennyson Avenue. A Cream-crown Marsh Harrier was spotted at Wykeham Lakes, 2 Little Ringed Plover were at Taylor Way, and a Little Egret was on Star Carr. A Hobby flew in at Long Nab and another was seen at Ravenscar. An Osprey flew north over Gristhorpe, South Cliff, Newlands, Scalby Lodge, Burniston and continued up Harwood Dale. The Pied Flycatcher remained at Hilla Green, while a Spotted Flycatcher was seen in sycamores at Crook Ness and another at Low North Camp. 2 Turtle Doves were by the Mill Inn, and 2 Sedge Warblers were singing along the cinder track in the Rocks Lane and rugby club areas. At Long Nab there was a Garden Warbler, a Grasshopper Warbler and a White Wagtail present, while a Whooper Swan on the sea left as a group of 5 more flew by north. 42 Lesser Black-backed Gulls flew past, and 854 Swallows and 82 House Martins flew by southwards. A Cream-crown Marsh Harrier was seen at Ravenscar. 3 Common Sandpipers were at Seamer Road Mere and 4 were on Black Rocks. 3 singing Sedge Warblers were newly arrived at South Cliff, and another was on the Castle Tops. A Green Woodpecker was at Harwood Dale, and at Jugger Howe a Cuckoo was heard and 2 Stonechat territories were observed. A Redshank was at Johnson's Marsh.
Saturday, 8 May 2021
A Greenshank was present at Johnson's Marsh today. A Wheatear was on Marine Drive, another was at South Cliff, a pair were on Cayton Carr, and 6 were at Castle Hill (2 near the skate park and 4 on the 'tops' in the English Heritage area). Grasshopper Warblers were again at South Cliff and at Long Nab, with a Lesser Whitethroat also at South Cliff and 3 Fieldfare at Long Nab before flying off north. 3 Whimbrel also flew past. The 2 Great Northern Divers remain in South Bay, 5 Fieldfare were at Harwood Dale Lake, and 3 Common Sandpipers were at Wykeham Lakes. 2 Purple Sandpipers were roosting on East Pier. A Hobby and a Cuckoo flew north over Harwood Dale Forest, 2 Little Egrets were at Brompton Ponds, and at Wrench Green/Northstile there were 35+ Fieldfare and 7 House Martins.
Friday, 7 May 2021
3 Whimbrel and a Curlew were feeding on the pitch at the rugby club this morning, and 2 Great Northern Divers and a Mute Swan were off the harbour mouth. Johnson's Marsh was quiet with just a Grey Heron, 3 Moorhens, 2 Reed Buntings, a Yellowhammer, 6 Goldfinch, 2 Skylarks and 2 Foxes. A Turtle Dove was near the Mill Inn and 4 are now in Burniston. A female Ring Ouzel was just south of Cloughton Station, 2 Common Sandpipers were at Seamer Road Mere and 5 Wheatears, 2 White Wagtails and a Yellow Wagtail were at Folkton. 6 Stock Doves were seen in Cloughton, and at Hilla Green the Pied Flycatcher is still present and 2 Goshawks flew over. There were Coot broods at Taylor Way pool (5 chicks) and Seamer Tip pool (4 chicks). A Hobby, a Whimbrel and 2 Swifts flew over the Folkton sewage works area, and at Harwood Dale Lake there were 14 Fieldfares. An Egyptian Goose, 3 Common Sandpipers, 2 Swifts and a White Wagtail were at Wykeham Lakes. 2 Swifts over Old Town this evening. In the Flixton/Folkton/Flotmanby/Cayton Carr area 10 Wheatears, 5 Yellow Wagtails, White Wagtail, 14 Pied Wagtails, 5 Swifts, Peregrine and 2 Grey Partridge. 5 Lapwing pairs on territory (one pair confirmed breeding). A Whinchat was seen at Gristhorpe Cliff and a Cuckoo was at Jugger Howe this evening.
The Grasshopper Warbler was still on South Cliff this morning and the 2 Great Northern Divers remain in South Bay. A Marsh Harrier flew over Crossgates, and at Wykeham East Lake 2 Swifts and about 30 House Martins were forced down by a heavy shower. A Grey-headed Wagtail was on Cayton Carrs along with 6 Yellow Wagtails, 2 or 3 White Wagtails and about 6 Wheatears. 2 Little Ringed Plovers were at Wykeham South Lake, and 2 Turtle Doves were in Burniston. At Long Nab there was an influx of 39+ Whitethroats, while the Grasshopper Warbler was still just north of Crook Ness. A Redwing flew over Harwood Dale Forest yesterday evening and a Green Woodpecker was calling early this morning.
Wednesday, 5 May 2021
A female Ring Ouzel flew north at Long Nab this morning, a Swift flew over Tennyson Avenue, and a Yellow Wagtail was at Cromer Point. 2 Garden Warblers were singing at Seamer Road Mere and another at Holbeck. The 2 Great Northern Divers remain in South Bay. A Common Sandpiper and a Willow Tit were at Burton Riggs, and a Wheatear was in the potato field at Seamer Carr. A Little Egret was at Brompton Butts, while at Wykeham Lakes there were 7 Common Sandpipers, a Wheatear, 4 Garden Warblers, 7 Reed Warblers, 9 Sedge Warblers, 9 Blackcaps, a Swift, a Yellow Wagtail and an Osprey. 3+ Swifts were seen at Scampston Park Lake and a Garden Warbler was at Rocks Lane, Long Nab. A Merlin at Stoupe Brow. Mandarin, 2 White Wagtails, 17 Fieldfare at Harwood Dale Lake. 2 Common Sandpipers Seamer Rd Mere. A Little Ringed Plover was sound recorded over Crossgates last night.
A Long-eared Owl flew in off the sea at Long Nab this morning, where there were 2 Snipe, a Wheatear and a Lesser Whitethroat. A Lesser Whitethroat was also seen at Burton Riggs, another was near Seamer Tip pool and a third near Seamer Station. A Little Egret flew south over Seamer Tip poool where there were 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls. At Wykeham Lakes there were 3 Wigeon, a Goldeneye, a Little Ringed Plover, a Dunlin, 6 Common Sandpipers, 2 Wheatear, 2 Yellow Wagtails, a White Wagtail, 90 Common Gulls and 4 Little Grebes. A male Brambling was again on the feeders at Long Causeway. Four flocks of Arctic Terns were sound recorded over Crossgates last night.
Monday, 3 May 2021
A Ring Ouzel flew in off the sea at South Cliff, continuing north-west, and a third calendar year Glaucous Gull flew north, seen again passing Long Nab. A Kestrel was seen at the Marine Drive toll gate and an Osprey flew very high north along South Cliff then over Long Nab and Cloughton Wyke. A Reed Warbler was at Taylor Way and a Sedge Warbler was at the Seamer Tip motorcycle track. A Common Sandpiper was seen at Seamer Road Mere, and 2 Whimbrel were calling while flying inland at Scalby Lodge. 2 Teal, 2 Little Egrets and a Common Sandpiper were at Johnson's Marsh, 2 Yellow Wagtails were at Salby Lodge, and a Bar-tailed Godwit was again in Jackson's Bay. The Pied Flycatcher was at Hilla Green again, while at Harwood Dale Lake there were 35 Swallows and 70 Sand Martins. Also passing Long Nab were 7 Whimbrel, a Common Sandpiper, a male Cuckoo, a female Ring Ouzel, 159 Carrion Crows and a Corn Bunting. A flock of Knot was sound recorded over Crossgates last night.
A Grasshopper Warbler was in brambles just north of Crook Ness this morning, a second was in scrub at South Cliff Golf course, and another was reeling along the railway just to the south of Seamer Road Mere, where a pair of Garden Warblers had arrived and the Tufted Duck population had risen to 47. A Swift flew north at Ravenscar, where a Sparrowhawk was seen flying low over the green. 2 Yellow Wagtails and a Wheatear were in the potato field at Seamer Carr, and the Pied Flycatcher was still at Hilla Green, where there were also a pair of Dippers with 2 young, Siskins and a Green Woodpecker. A Cream-crowned Marsh Harrier, 2 Whimbrel, 82 Carrion Crows and a Fieldfare flew north at Long Nab, while 207 Swallows flew south. A Common Sandpiper was on Johnson's Marsh, and 2 Great Northern Divers were again in South Bay. At Wykeham Lakes a Whimbrel flew east, there were 2 House Martins and a Garden Warbler at South Lake, and at East Lake there were 340 Herring Gulls, a Pink-footed Goose, a Goldeneye, 19 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 3 Common Gulls and 2 Great Black-backed Gulls. 3 Ring Ouzels, 2 Whinchats, 3 Wheatears, 2 Stonechats, a yaffling Green Woodpecker and a Dipper were at Fylingdales, and a Turtle Dove was singing near the Wykeham Forest Raptor Viewpoint. A Bar-tailed Godwit was seen in Jackson's Bay. A Ring Ouzel was sound recorded over Crossgates last night.
2 Great Northern Divers were in South Bay this morning, and a Common Sandpiper was in Cayton Bay. A Turtle Dove and 3 Tree Pipits were seen in Dalby Forest, and a Green Woodpecker, a Redstart, and a Treecreeper were at Scar Wood/Castlebeck. A Greenshank was at Wykeham Lakes, along with 3 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Garden Warblers, a Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warblers and 2 Reed Warblers. 2 Goosanders, 7 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew and a House Martin flew north past Long Nab. The Pied Flycatcher was still at Hilla Green throughout the day, and 2 Swallows and a Sparrowhawk were seen at Hutton Buscel. A female Ring Ouzel was spotted flying north towards the mast at Ravenscar and one was also seen in the small quarry near the mast. 5 Wheatears and about 150 Fieldfare were seen at Foulsyke Farm near Boggle Hole, where there was also a Whimbrel. 6 Fieldfare were also seen in Wrench Green, and a White Wagtail was on the beach at Ravenscar.
Saturday, 1 May 2021
A Garden Warbler was at Oliver's Mount this morning. 48 Fieldfares, 4 Wheatears and 3 Common Gulls were on Star Carr; a Little Egret was on Seamer Mead; a Lesser Whitethroat was by the new scrape at Seamer Tip pool; and a Barnacle/Canada hybrid goose was at Burton Riggs. A Grasshopper Warbler was again singing on the cliff side just north of Crook Ness, and 3 Whimbrel flew north. 2 Whitethroats were in hedges on Foulridge Lane, Snainton, and 2 Whimbrel flew north over the Old Scalby Mills pub. At Wykeham Lakes there were briefly 3 first summer Little Gulls at East Lake which then departed to the north-east, while 2 Common Sandpipers were at South Lake and 25 Stock Doves were in the field near Ings Farm. A Brambling, 3 Siskins, a Reed Bunting, a Marsh Tit, a Jay and a Great Spotted Woodpecker were on the feeders at Long Causeway. A Pied Flycatcher was at the ponds by Hilla Green. A Blackcap, a Buzzard, a Chiffchaff and 2 pairs of Lapwings were along Middle Lane, while a Blackcap, a Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaffs, a Bullfinch, 2 Whitethroats, 2 Tree Sparrows and 2 Yellowhammers were along Great Moor Road. 2 Green Sandpipers were at Northstile pool.