Monthly Archives: February 2016

CATS

26th February 2016

Recent highlights – beyond the Surf Scoter, still entertaining visitors in the usual place – include a 1st winter Glaucous Gull north yesterday (per CW), the year’s first Little Egret at the Dams today, and plenty of Purple Sandpipers in …

19th February 2016

Very little in the way of notable reports over recent days, with the Surf Scoter still in situ along (with a Great Northern Diver), small numbers of Skylarks and Meadow Pipits trickling through, and handfuls of Pink-footed Geese both heading …

14th February 2016

Pretty much as you were over the last couple of days, although signs of movement on the land have included the first trickles of Skylarks and Meadow Pipits through, small groups of Siskins at the Dams and Top Scrub, and …

11th February 2016

The north of the bay and southern flank of the Brigg are particularly busy at the moment, with large numbers of auks (mainly Guillemots) on high tides and up to 100 Gannets joining good numbers of Red-throated Divers (up to …

8th February 2016

A ring-tail Hen Harrier over the Tip on 6th (CW) was a notable land record in a period still dominated (as expected) by more saline-flavoured reports, with the drake Surf Scoter, drake Long-tailed Duck and two Great Northern Divers still …

4th February 2015

It remains quiet of late, with the north of the bay producing most of the interest – the Surf Scoter is into its eighth week as a Filonian, while two Great Northern Divers and a Long-tailed Duck are in the …

On the┬áTrail of Filey Rails Currently almost all ringing effort in Filey has been centred on passerines or near-passerines, with occasional wader and storm petrel ringing. To try and gain a more holistic view and gather important data on other …