Thursday, 10 March 2022
Thursday 10th March
A secong Calendar Year Glaucous Gull went south at South Cliff this morning, four Stonechats were present there and a Chiffchaff followed the cliff top southwards. Chiffchaffs arrived on a broad front today with a singing bird first noted at Burton Riggs and further birds noted at Metes Lane, Seamer, Castle headland along with a Stonechat, and a West Ayton garden. 2 were seen at Wykeham East Lake where four adult Lesser Black backed Gulls were also noted and three plus were at Long Nab.Three Water Rails were seen at The Mere and a single at New Dike, Seamer Tip and 200 Fieldfares were around Star Carr.Two Dippers, Grey Wagtail, Sparrowhawk, Woodcock and a singing Willow Tit were seen at Wrench Green.Two Willow Tits were also seen at Sand Dale. Three Goshawks, approximately 14 Common Buzzards and 2 Sparrowhawks were seen at Nabgate and six Brambling were at Wilton Heights, A male Goshawk flew north west over Burniston. Nine Little Grebes were reported from The Mere and two at Burton Riggs.