Saturday 4 May 2024

Saturday 4th May

Some interesting wader movement at Long Nab, past north were 20 Whimbrel, 51 Turnstone, and 60 Redshank. Also north were an Arctic Skua, Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Goosanders, and a Hooded Crow (first reported flying north at South Cliff). Two Wheatears in the fields, and a Swift flew south. A Short-eared Owl, and Marsh Harrier flew north through South Cliff. The Cetti's Warbler was still at Gristhorpe Bay, also 3 Wheatears, and a Marsh Harrier. At Cayton Carr; Short-eared Owl, 3 Whimbrel, and a Yellow Wagtail. Two Spoonbills flew north over Old Town @ 19.42, later seen going NW over Burniston, but then returned southwards. At Potter Brompton Carr: Great White Egret, 6 Little Egrets, 3 Snipe, 2 calling Water Rails, Whimbrel (east), Swift, 8 Yellow Wagtails, and 2 Lesser Whitethroats. A Turtle Dove in a garden at Suffield.

Hooded Crow passing Long Nab - Chris Bell.

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