Thursday, 5 August 2021
Thursday 5th August
A Hobby was seen over Oliver's Mount before it headed off north. During 3 hours in the Jerry Noddle area of Dalby Forest a Hobby, 2 Honey Buzzards, a Peregrine, 4 Goshawks (2 of them juveniles), a Kestrel, 8+ Common Buzzards and a Golden PLover were seen. A flock of Gannets were diving off Holbeck and the Spa in the early afternoon. Highlights of birds seen passing Long Nab include: 36 Teal, a Red-breasted Merganser, a Grey Plover, 9 Whimbrel, 36 Knot, 6 Sanderling and 11 Redshank. 142 Swifts and 72 Swallows flew south through South Cliff thismorning and a Little Egret flew north. At least 50 Swifts were over the Valley Road area this evening.