Wednesday 7 February 2024

Wednesday 7th February

 A clear day and plenty of Goshawk activity observed in the forests, also a Raven seen from the Raptor Viewpoint. A Green Woodpecker in Troutsdale. Pink-footed Geese were on the move north; four skeins totalling 300+ were observed in the area. Two Russian White-fronted Geese were at East Lake, NY Water Park with the Greylags. Also a calling Cetti's Warbler was in the SE corner of the Watersports Lake, the Red-throated Diver was still present. A male Blackcap was at Seamer Tip pools. South Bay held Great Northern and 2 Red-throated Divers, 21 Cormorants, a Shag, and 5 Mediterranean Gulls. Two Little Egrets at Brompton Butts, plus 6 near Ebberston. Four Goosanders at Seamer Road Mere, plus 2 at Harwood Dale Lake. A Shelduck at Johnson's Marsh. An adult Black-throated Diver off the harbour this afternoon.


Great Spotted Woodpecker, Forge Valley - Paul Tozer 


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