Sunday 27 March 2022

Sunday 27th March.

A flock of 36 Redwings was found roosting in Sweetbecks Plantation, Burton Riggs this morning and a singing Blackcap, six Chiffchaffs and a Woodcock were at The Mount. Six Common Buzzards were noted over Hutton Buscel and a Willow Tit, three Brambling and a Siskin were seen at Wykeham Raptor Viewpoint. A Red Kite seen just west of Scalby Lodge Farm was seen to drift south west and the same bird, or another, was later seen flying south over a Gristhorpe garden. A Tawny Owl was found roosting in a leylandii in a West Ayton garden. Waders at Scalby Mills/Jackson's Bay consisted of 22 Oystercatchers, 8 Purple Sandpipers, 26 Turnstones, 15 Redshanks along with 40 Eurasian Wigeon.A Red Kite near Sherburn plus two at Scampston Park.
Photo by Mark Hepples.

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