Tuesday 4 April 2023

Tuesday 4th April

 Highlights south through South Cliff this morning included 231 Chaffinch, 124 Siskin, three Chiffchaff, one Barn Swallow, one White Wagtail and one Sandwich Tern. A Mediterranean Gull was at Seamer Tip Pool and two Shelduck were on flood water by the motor cycle track at Seamer Tip. A Red Kite flew over Morrison's at Eastfield and a Willow Warbler was the highlight at Scalby Lodge Pond. Two Common Buzzard were displaying in the Mowthorpe farm bridge area along with several other common species noted. A Russian White-fronted Goose, 14 Goldeneye and a drake Common Scoter were on the Water Sports Lake at North Yorkshire Water Park and a White Wagtail was at East Lake. In the Stoupe Brow area this afternoon, there was one Northern Wheatear, 27 Skylark, two Mistle Thrush, six Fieldfare, six Stock Dove, two Peregrine Falcon, two Stonechat and 10 Curlew. Four Northern Wheatear were in the sheep field above Redcliff and an escaped Gyr Falcon, which had earlier been seen seen at Plaxton's, Eastfield.

Female Black Redstart, Holbeck area by Ray Maddison.

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