Monday 6 May 2024

Monday 6th May

 A Hooded Crow flew north past Yons Nab, Gristhorpe Bay @ 08.47. Swifts were more evident today; 3 over Dean Road, 2 over Peasholm, 4 over Whin Bank, and 2 over Gordon Street. Up to 6 Turtle Doves in Broxa Forest (5 males), plus a singing bird at the Wykeham Forest Raptor Viewpoint. A singing Willow Tit below the viewpoint. At North Yorkshire Water Park: 2 Pochard, 22 Tufted Duck, Little Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, 6 Garden Warblers, 15+ Sedge Warblers, 60 Sand martins, 2 House Martins. A Cuckoo at Derwent Head, Langdale Forest, plus 2 at Stony Marl Moor. A drumming Snipe at Jugger Howe Moor. A Hobby flew west over Cayton Carr, where 5 Whimbrel were still present. Two singing Corn Buntings at Binnington Carr. Two Whimbrel at Jackson's Bay plus 4 flew south. A Sedge Warbler at Cromer Point pond. A Tree Sparrow at Cross Lane/Westfield Ave junction. 

Common Swift over town - Mark Hepples.

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