Thursday 4 August 2022

Thursday 4th August

 Two male Tawny Owls were calling in Burniston at 0430hrs and a cream crowned Marsh Harrier was at Wykeham East Lake. The Greenshank was again at Johnson's Marsh along with five Grey Herons and a juvenile Black-headed Gull. A juvenile Yellow-legged Gull flew north at Long Nab this morning and three Mediterranean Gulls (two south and one north) also passed there. A moulting Eider was in Burniston Bay. Two juvenile Cuckoos were at Lebberston Cliff where 416 Swallows, 41 Sand Martins and 27 House Martins went past, mostly north. A Dipper was on the river at Wrench Green this afternoon. Bottle Nosed Dolphins were evident today with five plus White- beaked Dolphins and 6 Bottle-nosed Dolphins south past Long Nab and a further two Bottle-nosed Dolphins feeding offshore off Lebberston Cliff.

Cream crowned Marsh Harrier by Terry Hobson.

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