Saturday 3 February 2024

Saturday 3rd February

 Six Waxwings flew north at Long Nab, also 120 Pink-footed Geese north there. 12 Waxwings were by the Cleveland Way, near the Tea Rooms at Ravenscar this afternoon. The Gristhorpe Bay hide tide roost held 1 Knot, 178 Redshank, 163 Curlew, 48 Oystercatchers, 11 Turnstone, and 52 Purple Sandpipers. Floods at Low Marishes; 600+ Pink-footed Geese, 250 Wigeon, 150 Lapwing, plus two distant unidentified geese thought possibly to be Bean Geese. Two Great Crested Grebes in South Bay, Great Northern Diver at the harbour plus one south past Marine Drive. Two Goosanders, 5 Goldeneye, female Blackcap at Seamer Road Mere. At Potter Brompton Carr; 169 Wigeon, 14 Shoveler, Water Rail, 38 Brambling, 2 Barn Owls, 65 Lapwing, Great White Egret, 2 Little Egrets. 450 Lapwing, 34 Golden Plover over Willerby Carr. 17 Mediterranean Gulls, 738 Black-headed, 64 Common, 12 Gbb, and one Lbb (2cy) in the South Bay gull roost this evening.

Crossbill Wykeham Forest - Simon Temlett

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