Thursday, 23 December 2021
Tuesday 21st December
3 Whooper Swans flew west over Great Moor Road this morning, and a Sparrowhawk was seen feeding under Spa Bridge. The Cattle Egret was again near Seamer Tip pool, while at Wykeham South Lake there were 31 Wigeon, 13 Goldeneye, 2 Pochard, 2 Gadwall, and a Common Sandpiper on the island. 13 Long-tailed Tits, 19 Fieldfare, 10 Chaffinch, a Bullfinch and a Great Spotted Woodpecker were seen from Great Moor Road, and a Nuthatch was in Hutton Buscel churchyard. A Great Northern Diver and 2 Red-throated Divers were in the Harbour, and a Little Egret was on the river in Brompton. 7 Ringed Plover and a Canada Goose were at Scalby Mills, while at Wykeham East Lake there were 120 Lapwing, a Pochard, 11 Goldeneye, 12 Teal, 18 Cormorants, 2 Marsh Tits, 4 Siskins, a Jay and a Great Spotted Woodpecker. 17 Fieldfares flew north-west over Crossgates.