Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Wednesday 27th April
A Barn Owl was hunting off Cayton Carr early this morning and a Pale-bellied Brent Goose was at Scalby Mills in addition to a Dipper at the mouth of Scalby Beck.A White Wagtail and two Northern Wheatears were in the field behing Long Nab Observatory. Five Manx Shearwaters and a Whimbrel passed north there and a Red-breasted Merganser flew south. Lesser Whitethroats are now well established with singing birds opposite McDonalds at Eastfield, the east end of Cayton Approach Road and the road to Seamer Tip Pool. A further bird was noted on the cinder track between Cloughton and Scarborough with a White Wagtail and two Shelduck amongst other common species noted on the route. A singing Common Redstart, two Green Woodpeckers and single Dipper and Jay were at Scar Wood, Harwood Dale. A Raven flew over Harwood Dale Moor and six Northern Lapwing, two Teal and eight Barn Swallows were at Harwood Dale Lake. A Turtle Dove was again seen opposite the Mill Inn, Harwood Dale and a Northern Wheatear was on a tilled field on Moor End Road, Harwood Dale.