Saturday 15 April 2023

Saturday 15th April

 Two Northern Wheatear , two Blackcap, one Willow Warbler, six Sand Martins, three House Martins and four Barn Swallows were at Scalby Mills and a pair of Common Eider were in Jackson's Bay. A Northern Wheatear was on South Cliff Golf Course. A Northern Wheatear was at Seamer Mead, a Tree Pipit was at Metes Lane, Seamer and a Sedge Warbler was on the eastern side of Seamer Tip where a presumed Escape Gyr Falcon flew west. A Male and female Brambling were frequenting a garden on Heron Lane, Crossgates. Two Blackcap, two Goldcrest, six plus Wrens four Chiffchaff and a Song Thrush were at Seamer Road Mere. A pair of returning Lesser Black-backed Gulls were at The Open Air Theatre and a Barn Swallow was at The Sealife Centre. A Common Snipe flew north over Cliff Top House, Long Nab and three Little Egret were in a field immediately north and east of Yedingham today and a pair of Common Eider were in North Bay near to Hairy Bob's Skate Park and a Common Buzzard flew south over town. Two Ring Ouzels, five Northern Wheatears and a singing male Common Redstart were at Jugger Howe this afternoon. The North Yorkshire Water Park complex hosted the long staying Cetti's Warbler which sang repeatedly and showed occasionally by the zip wire tower, two Russian White-fronted Geese, one Pink-footed Goose, four Common Scoter, one Pochard, 11 Goldeneye, eight Teal, six Tufted Duck, eight Great crested Grebe, two Little Grebe, six Mute Swan, a second calendar year Mediterranean Gull, one Lesser Black-backed Gull, two Little Ringed Plover, 40 Sand Martin, two House Martin, four Barn Swallow, one Garden Warbler, two Blackcap, 24 Willow Warbler, 39 Chiffchaff, three Marsh Tit, one Treecreeper, one Mistle Thrush and two Red-legged Partridge, a total of 54 species recorded by the observers. A female Northern Goshawk flew north over Charm Park, Wykeham towards Hutton Buscel.

Chiffchaff at Seamer Tip Pool by Stephen Beaver.

No comments:

Post a Comment