Friday 8 April 2022
Friday 8th April
The first Willow Warbler and Tree Pipit of the spring were recorded at Sneaton Low Moor this morning along with Brambling, Fieldfare and two family parties of Crossbills numbering four and six respectively. A Raven flew south east there. A Little Egret was at Brompton Ponds and a Goosander remained at Harwood Dale Lake. Two Northern Wheatears by Long Nab Observatory this morning flew off north west. A male Black Redstart, four Common Sandpipers ten Barn Swallows and ten Sand Martins and a House Martin were at Wykeham South Lake (Water Park). A female Brambling graced a Ravenscar garden. Highlights from Stony Marl Moor consisted of two pairs of Stonechats, two Common Buzzards, a single Kestrel and a pair of Meadow Pipits. Three Crossbills and a Siskin were noted at Pye Rigg, Harwood Dale Forest.