Wednesday 19 July 2023

Wednesday 19th July

 Six returning Wigeon were at Potter Brompton this morning along with 12 Teal, six Black-tailed Godwit, two Wood Sandpiper, two Dunlin, two Common Sandpiper,  Green Sandpiper, six Greenshank and eight Little Egret. A Kingfisher was at Wrench Green and two were at the Predator Lake,  North Yorkshire Water Park, At the East Lake there was a Common Sandpiper, Redshank and Oystercatcher. A CORY'S SHEARWATER flew north at Long Nab at 1503hrs during an eventful sea watch. Also north there was a 2nd calendar year Little Gull, a 2nd calendar year Mediterranean Gull, a Great Skua (1S), nine Manx Shearwater, 46 Sandwich Tern (3S), 41 Black-headed Gull (19S) and 951 Gannet (321S). Four Common Tern flew south. A raptor fest over Crossgates involved single Peregrine, female Goshawk, Common Buzzard, Sparrowhawk and Kestrel.

Willow Warbler at Burniston by Stephen Beaver.

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