Sunday 7 January 2024

Sunday 7th January

 A Cetti's Warbler at Seamer tip pool, in the reeds early p.m. A Raven roosted in the small copse just east of Seamer Tip (heard calling at dawn). Six Woodcocks were at the tip. 180 Pink-footed Geese, 4 Whooper Swans at Cayton Carr. A Water Rail at Taylor Way pool, plus two at Seamer Road Mere. A female Eider on the sea at Long Nab. The Great Northern Diver and drake Red-breasted Merganser still in the harbour. Nine Purple Sandpipers on rock armour in North Bay at high tide (near Oasis Cafe). 43 House Sparrows at the harbour. Three Waxwing flew SE over Burniston a.m. Six Red-throated Divers in South Bay. A Snipe arrived off the sea at The Castle Headland, plus 9 at Scalby Lodge (small pond). 19 Magpie at the Headland. At Potter Brompton Carr; female Goshawk(flew north), Marsh Harrier, Barn Owl, Great White Egret, 2 Little Egrets, 340 linnets, 82 Greenfinch, 14 Brambling, 11 Bullfinch. 700 Golden Plover, 300 Lapwing at Binnington Carr. A Hawfinch at Wilton Heights Quarry. A Raven at Cockrah Foot (near Wrench Green). Dipper still in Peasholm Glen. 590 Wigeon at Scalby Mills. Dalby Ellerburn/Sand Dale; 6 Marsh Tit, Willow Tit, 7 Little Grebes, 12 Brambling.

Cetti's Warbler Seamer tip pool - Andy Hood. 

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