Encounters with rare and scarce migrants continued this morning with a RICHARD'S PIPIT discovered and showing well in the paddocks just south of Holbeck car park at 0919hrs, however it flew off south at 0923hrs. A Kingfisher was on the match lake at Seamer Road Mere complex , a Jay flew west over Cloughton station and 20 Fieldfares flew west from Taylor Way. A Yellow-browed Warbler was found by the electricity sub station on Saltpans Road, Cloughton and three Yellow-browed Warblers were along South Cliff today where two Swallows flew south and 39 Little Gulls flew north. A Yellow-browed Warbler was along the Cinder Track just south of Hayburn Wyke and a Black Redstart was behind the Marine Drive wall along with two Stonechat and three Robin. 25 Goldcrest, six Chiffchaff, 18 Robin and 10 Redwing were on Castle Hill and three House Martins flew south over Cromer Point Pond. A Black Redstart was behind the dry stone wall west of the Sewage Works and in the small plantation of sycamores behind the Sewage Works were single Common Redstart, Blackcap, three Robin and five Goldcrest. 35 Curlew were in a field near to Cromer Point this afternoon. A tristis race Chiffchaff was with two nominate race Chiffchaff and three Goldcrest late afternoon at Cliff Top House and 10+ Goldcrest, one Chiffchaff and six Robins were at Crook Ness. A Water Rail was at Scalby Mills.
Richard's Pipit by Chris Bradshaw.