Wednesday 20 April 2022
Wednesday 20th April
A Short-eared Owl was again reported from Gristhorpe Bay today and a single Puffin flew north at Long Nab. Green Woodpeckers were noted at Harwood Dale Moor, Scalby and Haygate, Dalby. A flock of 12 Yellowhammers was feeding in a tilled field near Scarborough Rugby Club. A recently hatched brood of five Mallard ducklings was noted with parents at Town Farm pond, Cloghton along with two drake Mandarin Duck, one Coot, One Little Grebe, five Stock Doves and a Common Buzzard flew over nearby. Both Common and Lesser Whitethroats were singing just south of Ravenscar with another at Scalby Ness. Garden Warblers were reported from Scalby and Wykeham Water Park Lake where numerous Willow Warblers, five Balckcaps, two Common Whiethroats, one Oystercatcher, one Pink-footed Goose and five Great crested Grebes were noted. Barn Swallows were noted at Harwood Dale and Seamer.