Friday 4 August 2023

Friday 4th August

 The first Sooty Shearwater of the year flew north along the coast (seen Cornelian Bay and Long Nab). Also past Long Nab: single Caspian and Yellow-legged Gulls, Grey Plover, 33 Arctic Terns, 2 Great & 2 Arctic Skuas, 23 Puffins. A Little Egret flew north over Crossgates early morning. Three Shoveler were at Johnson's Marsh. Good numbers of warblers along Long Causeway Road; 19 Willow Warblers, 26 Chiffchaffs, 6 Whitethroats, 7 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, also 5 Marsh Tits and 19 Mistle Thrushes. Six Tree Sparrows at Ings Bridge. Two Lbb Gulls on Tennyson Avenue rooftops.

Juvenile Common Gull off Marine Drive - Chris Bell 

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