A female Pintail and seven Teal were at Seamer Tip Pool this morning and 30 Pink-footed Geese flew over. Approximately 100 Pink-footed Geese also flew south over Givendale. Highlights north past Marine Drive this morning were one Long-tailed Skua, nine Sooty Shearwaters, seven Pale-bellied Brent Geese, one adult Grey Plover and 32 Purple Sandpipers. Two Curlew flew over Crossgates. 33 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, one Black-throated Diver, six Sanderling, and one Purple Sandpiper flew north past Long Nab Obs and one Long-tailed Skua and 26 Pink-footed Geese flew south there. Two adult Egyptian Geese and two Goslings and one Pink-footed Goose were at Wykeham South Lake (Water Park). A female Pintail, two Common Snipe, 46 Lapwing, five Great crested Grebes, two Swallows, two Goldcrest and two Bullfinch were at Wykeham East Lake.
Female Pintail by Paul Tozer.