Happy Easter to you all.
A Ring Ouzel was sound recorded over Crossgates during the night and a single Mediterranean Gull was in the field just below Seamer Tip. A pair of Garganey, the first spring record, was discovered at Harwood Dale Lake this morning and also present there were three Goosander, 18 Teal, two Oystercatcher, a displaying Lapwing and three Barn Swallows. A kettle over 15+ Common Buzzards was notable over Silpho and five Common Eider (4M, 1F) were on the sea by the Sealife Centre. Three Common Eider also flew north off Marine Drive. At Wykeham Lakes, North Yorkshire Water Park, the Cetti's Warbler was again singing by the zip wire tower and one Wigeon, one Pochard, one Goosander, nine Barn Swallows, one House Martin, 120+ Sand Martins, two Willow Warblers and a Blackcap were also at the complex.
Gadwall, Seamer Carr - Stephen Beaver