Friday 20 January 2023

Friday 20th January

 Waterfowl totals from Wykeham Water Park Water Sports Lake were 43 Gadwall, 35 Wigeon, four Shoveler, 12 Goldeneye and 52 Teal. Seven Fieldfare, 10 Long-tailed Tits and a Kestrel were the highlights from Great Moor Road, Hutton Buscel and at least five Goosander were at Seamer Road Mere. 130 Wigeon were at Scalby Mills and a Kingfisher and a ringed Redshank were at the Open Air Theatre. At least four Northern Goshawk, including two juvenile birds, were seen from Wykeham Raptor View point along with six Common Crossbill. a Northern Goshawk was seen in Troutsdale with another two individuals calling. Three Common Buzzard, two Great Spotted Woodpecker, 30+ Meadow Pipit, 10 Lon-tailed Tit and four Bullfinch were also noted in the area.

Reed Bunting by Mark Hepples.

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