A Crossbill flew south past Long Nab Obs this morning and three Whimbrel flew north and five more were in the Cromer Point area.. A Pied Flycatcher and a Willow Warbler were at the top of Peasholm Park island. A Whinchat, seven Stonechat and a Sedge Warbler were at Cromer Point Pond and a Northern Wheatear was at Hundale Point. A Merlin was reported from Oliver's Mount along with a Common Swift and 9 Sand Martin. Waders this afternoon at Gristhorpe Bay included 168 Oystercatcher, a possible record for the site, 19 Curlew, 11 Redshank, 6 Knot, 5 Turnstone, 1 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Whimbrel. The Cuckoo was still present.
Coot by Paul Tozer.