Friday, 10 December 2021
Friday 10th December
2 male Goosanders were at the water ski pond, Seamer Road Mere this morning, and a female Blackcap was in a garden in Heron Lane. At Wykeham South Lake there were 7 Shoveler, 5 Gadwall, 28 Tufted Duck, 28 Mallard, 3 Crossbills and 13 Goldeneye. The Little Grebe was still at Valley Road pond, looking unwell. A Goshawk and 34 Crossbills were seen in Langdale Forest. A Dipper, 6 Marsh Tits, 4 Willow Tits, 2 Bramblings, 8 Little Grebes, a Grey Wagtail, 16 Siskins and 2 Crossbills were seen at Ellerburn and Sand Dale. 4 Crossbills were seen in Cloughton Woods, a Dark-bellied Brent Goose flew north past Long Nab, and a Dipper was again in Peasholm Glen. 2 Fieldfare flew in off the sea at the harbour and 2 Whooper Swans flew south.