Saturday 1 October 2022

Saturday 1st October 2022

 Today's sightings as follows;

Long Nab, Burniston, 5 Whooper Swans South and 2 Snow Bunting in the field directly behind the Nab Observatory Hut. En-route to Long Nab was a Barn Owl and Male Sparrowhawk on Rocks Lane. The sea watch was very quiet.

At Scalby Mills, per Facebook were 2 Kingfishers, 2 Grey Wagtails, Swallows and a House Martin.

At Seamer Road Mere, per Facebook were 3 Shovellor Duck and a Female Brambling.

Pink Footed Geese were in various locations around the groups area, 60 north over Thornton Le Dale, 50 south over Hutton Buscel and 70 south over Newlands.

At Seamer Tip Pools were 24 Gadwall and 2 Wigeon.

At Throxenby Mere were 10 House Martins.

Wykeham East Lake, produced the Bird count as the two captions below

Scarborough Field Naturalists had a boat trip to Gristhorpe, which produced notable sightings of a Sandwich Tern, a Velvet Scooter and 5 Red Throated Divers.

There were numerous sighting of Bottle Nosed Dolphins up and down the coast all day.

Snow Bunting by Chris Bell

Brambling by Jan and Gary Powell

Whooper Swans by Chris Bell

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