69 Wigeon and a late Sandwich Tern were at Scalby Mills this morning and 10 Whooper Swans which flew west over Seamer Tip Pools at 0953hrs returned east at 0958hrs.Two Ruff were at Seamer Mead and a Chiffchaff on Metes Lane, Seamer. Two Bar-tailed Godwits were at Jackson's Bay along with two Dunlin, nine Ringed Plover, six Turnstone, three Redshank, one Curlew and a Rock Pipit. A Redwing was near to the Sewage Farm. A Red-throated Diver was in North Bay. Two Whooper Swans were at Harwood Dale Lake, four Stonechats at Low Moor and two Stonechats were at Scalby Lodge pond area. A cream crown Marsh Harrier drifted west high over Cayton Carr and 410 Lapwing, two Common Snipe and a Common Sandpiper were at Wykeham East Lake. Single Snow Bunting, Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Stonechat were at Bent Rigg Lane, Ravenscar and six Redwing flew over. Highlights from a WeBS core count at Seamer Road Mere included the long staying Whooper Swan, seven Little Grebe, 108 Coot, 124 Moorhen, 80 Mallard, 14 Tufted Duck and one Kingfisher. Two Grey Wagtails were also present. Approximately 50 Lapwings flew over Hutton Buscel this evening.
Eurasian Wigeon by Stephen Beaver.