Saturday 2 March 2024

Saturday 2nd March

 A Great Northern Diver was in the harbour this morning and a Red-throated Diver just outside. 18 Turnstone were present. 31 Siskins visited garden feeders at Heron lane, Crossgates and a cream crowned Marsh Harrier was over Seamer Tip Pools. Curlews had increased to 52 on fields next to Crook Ness car park. Two Dipper in Peasholm Glen. At Low Marishes: 1-2 Great Egret, four Little Egret, two Gadwall, 18 Shoveler, c100 Wigeon, c40 Teal, 12 Mallard, three Coot, 10 Dunlin, two Common Snipe, c70 Lapwing, six Canada Geese, c40 Greylag Geese, one Mute Swan, seven Grey Heron, two Great Black backed Gull and three Common Buzzard. High tide roost at Gristhorpe Bay; 184 Redshank, 152 Curlew, 34 Oystercatchers, 8 Purple Sandpipers, 5 Turnstone.

Great Northern Diver, Harbour, by Simon Temlett.

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