Friday 23 February 2024

Friday 23rd February

 The Ring-necked Parakeet was again at Ravenscar today. Seven Tundra Bean Geese at Low Marishes, also 300 Pink-footed Geese, 450 Wigeon, 2 Dunlin, and a Curlew. Three Curlews at Potter Brompton Carr. A record flock of 18 Little Egrets near Yedingham this morning, plus four at Seamer Carr. 70 Pink-footed Geese and 5 Shelducks flew north at Long Nab. Goshawks again active around Troutsdale, 100+ Brambling there also. Good raptor action viewed from Bickley Gate area; 17 Common Buzzards, Peregrine, 3 Goshawks, and Raven. A Merlin along Old Wives Way (from Saltergate), also 80 Fieldfare, Little Grebe, 14 Golden Plover, Curlew. At East Lake , NY Water Park; 4 Shoveler, 27 Goldeneye, 7 Great Crested Grebes, 9 Gadwall, 28 Cormorants. Two Goosanders on the river at Wrench Green. The Great Northern Diver still around the harbour. 

Ring-necked Parakeet Ravenscar - Nick Addey 

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