Thursday 3 August 2023

Thursday 3rd August

 Lots of seawatching today saw a busy sea with many displaced; Long Nab saw 99 Manx Shearwaters, 340 Sandwich & 185 Arctic Terns, 21 Arctic Skuas, Great Skua, Caspian and 2 Yellow-legged Gulls, 2 Grey Plovers, 4155 Gannets. A Purple Sandpiper flew past South Cliff. The juvenile Cuckoo was still along Rocks Lane, Burniston. Potter brompton Carr held 6 Garganey, 8 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler, 80 Lapwing, 8 Little Egrets, and a cc Marsh Harrier. 4 Mandarins, 4 Shoveler, 50 Lapwing, 4 Oystercatchers, 30 Swallows at Harwood Dale Lake. A Spotted Flycatcher, 15 Tree Sparrows at the Mill Inn, Harwood Dale.

Bullfinch Burton Riggs - Paul Tozer 

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