Tuesday 23 August 2022

Tuesday 23rd August

 A Red Kite flew south inland of Long Nab at 0804hrs, followed by a Honey Buzzard SW past there at 0953hrs. Also past Long Nab today were 44 Whimbrel, 20 Golden Plover, 36 Knot, a Green Sandpiper, 2 Yellow-legged Gulls and  22 Common Swifts. A Pied Flycatcher found in the sycamores at Cliff Top House was joined later by a second bird. 2 Whinchat remained in the area of the cover crop/scrape area. A Whinchat flew high south through South Cliff this morning, a second bird was at Cornelian Ravine and a Northern Wheatear was at the base of Holbeck Hill. Wykeham East Lake hosted 5 Wigeon, 11 Shoveler, 155 Teal and three Common Sandpipers. A Little Owl was at Guild Farm, East Knapton and a good number of gulls were at the Pig Farm alongside the A64 nearby. A Tawny Owl was calling on Scholes Park Road late evening.

Red Grouse in heather by Rose Habberley.

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