Monthly Archives: February 2015

CATS

26th February 2015

The pre-spring lull continues, although a few records of interest over the sea have included a Blue Fulmar north on 25th, five Velvet Scoters and a Snow Bunting north on 22nd (JS), and a Black-throated Diver, initially in the bay …

20th February 2015

A quiet few days here at Filey, with our American friend taking his leave on 16th and not a great deal to report since. Single Snow Buntings have been in the Carr Naze area on 17th & 19th, and two …

THE OLD TIP REVISITED, A TRILOGY

A glorious morning found seven of us at Parish Wood and the Old Tip today (17th), armed with ladders, tools, bird boxes and refreshments. Five new Tree Sparrow boxes went up in the trees and later, after coffee and posh …

16th February 2015

The drake Surf Scoter remains along the bay side of the Brigg today, with at least one Great Northern Diver in the same area. A Blue Fulmar flew north this morning.

14th February 2015

A quiet few days was suddenly enlivened by the arrival of a fine drake Surf Scoter (CW et al) off the Brigg and latterly in the bay corner from mid-morning to at least mid-afternoon. Our sixth, this smart American seaduck …

10th February 2015

A largely quiet week in the area, with the main highlight being a brief Black Guillemot off the Brigg late morning of 7th (BP et al), two Little Auks and a Velvet Scoter went south on 5th, and good numbers …

FBOG VOLUNTEERS ON TOUR

After years of volunteering at the Dams and East Lea we had earned a trip out and today was it, so, on Tuesday 10th February, five off us set off for Reighton to clear out a few ponds. Imagine our …

4th February 2015

It’s been all about the sea over the last few days, and despite slightly disappointing returns from a period of strong northerlies, there’s been notable records on all days. Today, a total of six Little Auks passed the Brigg (with …