Sunday 3 December 2023

Sunday 3rd December

 A big arrival of Blackbirds along the coast today; 450+ at the Castle Headland and 85+ at Long Nab. Also at the Castle Headland; 42 Song Thrushes, 16 Redwing, 700 Starlings, Chiffchaff, Fieldfare, and a Siskin. A first-winter Mediterranean Gull flew south at Long Nab. A Great Northern Diver was at the harbour. Female Eider at Scalby Mills. Four Waxwings in Allerston early morning, flew off east towards Ebberston. A Jack Snipe, and Water Rail at Newlands Dale pond. Waders in North Bay included 2 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, and 7 Redshank. A Teal and 109 Mallard at Peasholm Park Lake. Two Little Egrets flew south past Marine Drive. 34 Crossbills in the Bickley Gate area of Dalby Forest. 22 House Sparrows in a graden at The Dene, Peasholm was a large number for that area, all feeding in a cotoneaster tree.

Juvenile Great Northern Diver at the harbour - Joshua Grbutt. 

No comments:

Post a Comment