Thursday, 16 December 2021
Tuesday 14th December
A Short-eared Owl was at GCHQ. The Cattle Egret was once again in the field south of Seamer Tip pool, where there were 7 Gadwall and a Shoveler, and a Goosander was seen flying over towards Burton Riggs. Present at Wykeham South Lake were: 17 Gadwall, a Pochard, 4 Teal, 9 Goldeneye, 82 Coot, 26 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebes, 11 Great Crested Grebes, 50+ Goldfinch, 15 Siskin and a Sparrowhawk. A Peregrine flew east over Crossgates and an adult Mediterranean Gull flew over Cayton Low Road, Eastfield. 8 Grey Partridges were spotted in the field by the A170, opposite Irton Moor Lane. 2 Kingfishers were at the Open Air Theatre, while 12 Herons and 40+ Teal were at Scalby Lodge pond.