Tuesday 9 August 2022

Tuesday 9th August

 A juvenile Marsh Harrier flew south past Long Nab Obs at 0748hrs, moving off west from Cromer Point and a Greenshank remained on Johnson's Marsh. Two cream crowned Marsh Harriers were west of Folkton STW at Cayton Carr. 34 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebe and the long staying Whooper Swan were at Seamer Road Mere. Good numbers of warblers were moving through the Long Nab area this morning including 42 Common Whitethroats (16 ringed), 6 Sedge Warblers, 15 Willow Warblers and 18 Chiffchaffs, 15 Golden Plover flew past Long Nab Obs and a flock of 18 Common Snipe arrived from the east and one flew south. A Turtle Dove was still in the vicinity of the first horse paddock on Rocks Lane. One Common Sandpiper and 10 Lapwing were at Wykeham East Lake this evening and a Greenshank flew south west over Cromer Point Pond area. a first calendar year Caspian Gull was in Cayton Bay this evening. Four Stonechats were along the fence line in the field immediately west of Cliff Top House this evening. A Common Tern was in Burniston Bay and a Dunlin and a Common Swift flew south there.

Moulting Marsh Harrier by Mark Hepples.

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