Sunday 18 February 2024

Sunday 18th February

 The seven Tundra Bean Geese were again at Low Marishes, although quite mobile and elusive at times. Also there 4 Whooper Swans, 5 Shelduck, 150 Wigeon, 6 Cormorants. Two Whooper Swans still in the beet field at Yedingham. A Water Pipit was seen briefly in fields above Jackson's Bay, also a Dunlin there. Three drake Teal with 98 Wigeon at Scalby Mills. Two Tundra Bean Geese at Potter Brompton Carr, also there two Russian White-fronted Geese, a Pink-footed Goose, 90 Wigeon, 2 Oystercatchers, 2 Great White Egrets, 2 Little Egrets. Ten Meadow Pipits at the Castle Headland also 33 Fulmars, the Great Northern Diver and Great Crested Grebe in South Bay. 27 Guillemots off Marine Drive, plus 30 feeding off Long Nab. At North Yorkshire Water Park: 37 Goldeneye, 3 drake Pochard, Red-throated Diver, 5 Wigeon, and singing Cetti's Warbler. 22 Mandarins (14 drakes) at Harwood Dale Lake. A roost of 1400 Starlings at Riverhead Farm. 

Russian White-fronted Geese Potter Brompton Carr - Chris Bell

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