Wednesday, 1 December 2021
Wednesday 1st December
A Great White Egret and 5 Goldeneye were at Wykeham South Lake this morning, while at Seamer Road Mere there were 3 Water Rails, a Blackcap, a Goosander, 3 Goldeneye and 35 Tufted Duck. 48 Goldfinches were seen in Falsgrave Park, and 19 Curlew were feeding in the stubble above Cayton Bay. Passing Long Nab north by midday were 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese (which had flown south earlier), a Velvet Scoter, 3 Eider (plus 2 south), and 2 Great Northern Divers. A Peregrine was seen chasing an incoming Woodcock (without success) over Burton Riggs, and a Dipper was in Peasholm Glen under Manor Road Bridge.