Sunday 30 April 2023

Sunday 30th April

 Grasshopper Warblers are having a good spring; singing birds today at Crook Ness, Cromer Point, scalby Lodge pond, and Seamer Tip pool. Three Goldeneyes still at North Yorkshire Water Park, also 2 Little Ringed Plovers. A Common Sandpiper was at Peasholm Park lake. Two Tree Pipit territories at Swang clear fell, nr Silpho, plus 4 Crossbills (2 juvs) and 11 Willow Warblers.  The Whooper Swan was at Burton Riggs, with 3 Swifts south over Seamer Tip, and a Wheatear, and Lesser Whitethroat at nearby Taylor Way. A further Lesser Whitethroat was at the east side of the tip. Two Wheatears, and 2 Lesser Whitethroats were at Long Nab, where 8 Whimbrel flew past (7N, 1S).

Unconfirmed reports of an Osprey at North Yorkshire Water Park, and Alpine Swift south at Cloughton Wyke today.

Grasshopper Warbler Seamer Tip pool - Stephen Beaver

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