Monthly Archives: January 2016

CATS

28th January 2016

A relatively quiet week in the area, although a Tundra Bean Goose in off this morning (MJP) was new for the year and the Surf Scoter remains faithful to the north of the bay / south side of the Brigg. …

Recoveries January 2016 January 2016 has two recoveries of note (returned to us by the BTO (British Trust of Ornithology) in January rather than recovered in January). Recoveries will become a common theme on this blog and basically concern the …

21st January 2016

Notable records from the last few days are again headed up by our (very) long-staying American friend in the north of the bay – the young male Surf Scoter clocking up a remarkable 38 days as of this morning. Single …

Purple Patch With consistent strong winds and heavy rain coupled with Christmas¬†over the past month or so, ringing has ¬†had to take a little bit of a back seat in the observatory, hence the quiet nature of the blog over …

17th January 2016

An interesting few days, again dominated by the sea and shore. Our first notable cetacean sighting of the year sadly involved a deceased White-beaked Dolphin which was washed ashore in the bay corner yesterday (16th), presumably a youngster based on …

12th January 2016

All notable records continue to come from the Brigg and bay, where the star of the show remains the long-staying immature drake Surf Scoter – usually found in the area of the bay between the Carr Naze steps and the …

8th January 2016

All notable reports have come from the Brigg and bay over recent days, where Little Gulls numbered an impressive 77 late today (35 feeding, 42 south) and single figures have been noted most other days. The immature male Surf Scoter …

3rd January 2016

Happy New Year from FBOG, and welcome to this year’s sightings updates! As usual, I’ll be updating these pages every few days in quieter periods, and every day / other day during migration seasons. If you’ve taken photographs of local …