Monthly Archives: March 2015

CATS

27th March 2015

Another generally quiet few days with unhelpful conditions, but the first trans-Saharan migrants still made it through in the very welcome form of two Sand Martins – the first of which came in off the sea on Carr Naze – …

23rd March 2015

Spring is still stuttering in at a typically pedestrian pace presently, reflected in the relative highlights over the last week. Pick of the bunch was certainly a Bewick’s Swan which went north with a flock of 12 Whooper Swans on …

16th March 2015

A small arrival of passerines included a female Stonechat on Carr Naze, 15 Goldcrests in the northern area and four Chiffchaffs together in Church Ravine this morning, while a Common Buzzard headed north along the bay and then u-turned. Notable …

Breeding Bird Surveys – help required!

Are you a birder, willing to make three visits to local woodland here in Filey this spring / summer? After beginning Breeding Bird Surveys in the Observatory area last year, we’re keen to target our efforts at local woodlands in …

10th March 2015

A slightly busier week with notable records over the land and sea. A female Stonechat arrived in the Rocket Pole Field this morning (with presumably the same relocating to the Tip this afternoon), while seven Rock Pipits included at least …

4th March 2015

Generally quiet still locally, with the highlight being three AvocetsĀ over the north of the town (CW) on 28th, sadly not subsequently dropping in at local wetlands. On the sea, minimal movements have at least included two Scaup on 26th (JS) …