Monday 22 August 2022

Monday 22nd August

 Waders passing south at Long Nab this morning included 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 55 Whimbrel, a Grey Plover, and 43 Turnstone. A further 16 Whimbrel and 41 Redshank passed south there this afternoon. Present were a Northern Wheatear, by the Obs, Cuckoo by Cliff Top House, 2 Whinchat by The Scrape and the Marsh Tit still at the ringing station. Two juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were seen off Long Nab this afternoon, one flying north and one feeding offshore. A Whimbrel flew south east inland over Scalby ay 0650hrs. Wykeham East lake hosted 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 3 Lapwing, 18 Great Black-backed Gulls and a Yellow Wagtail. 12 species of wader were recorded past South Cliff this morning including 58 Whimbrel, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 87 Sanderling, 84 Redshank, one Bar-tailed Godwit and one Ruff. A Little Gull also flew south there. Single Greenshank and Common Sandpiper were in Cornelian Bay and a Garden Warbler was in Cornelian Ravine. Seven Harbour Porpoise at Long Nab this morning represented a high count for the site.

Golden Plover by Nick Addey.

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