Tuesday 22 March 2022

Tuesday 22nd March

Further signs of spring movement was evident today with 169 Chaffinches and 64 Siskins flying south at South Cliff this morning. Chiffchaffs were, once again, reported widely in private gardens along with multiple counts of eight in Dalby Forest and three at Cockmoor Hall, Snainton. Two Little Egrets were in fields below Brompton and a redheaed Goosander was present at Burton Riggs. Three Buzzards were reported over Hutton Buscel and four over Pickering and a single over Herons Pond. The Whooper Swan was still present on Saltpans Road, Cloughton and 70 Kittiwakes wwere rafting off Marine Drive. A Green Woodpecker was present near the Visitor Centre, Dalby where further evidence of Siskin movement was noted together with Brambling and a few Crossbills. A Jay flew over a Pickering garden.
Photo by Christopher Bell.

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