Sunday, 5 December 2021
Sunday 5th December
250 Lapwings and 80 Starlings were seen between Far and Middle Lanes, Huton Buscel this morning. The Cattle Egret was spotted by the side of New Dike, Seamer Tip before flying south. 400 Lapwings flew south over Seamer Mead, as did 18 Teal, while 28 Skylarks, a few Fieldfares and 4 Mistle Thrushes were in the ex-potato field to the south of the tip. A Dipper, a Kingfisher, a Great Northern Diver and a Grey Wagtail were at Scalby Mills, while an Eider and a Puffin flew north past Long Nab. In the Haygate area of Dalby Forest there were 22 Crossbills, 3 Bramblings, 2 Marsh Tits and 2 Nuthatches. At high tide this afternoon 58 Purple Sandpipers, 48 Turnstones (5 of them returning colour-ringed birds), a Razorbill and 2 Guillemots were at the harbour, while an adult Mediterranean Gull was in South Bay.