Monthly Archives: November 2016

CATS

28th November 2016

A busy day today in the bay and Brigg area, with a fine selection of early winter quality on offer at various points through the day. The morning sea-watch produced the first Grey Phalarope of the year heading south, a …

24th November 2016

A single Velvet Scoter was the best of a quiet sea today, with a Woodcock on Carr Naze. A quality seawatch yesterday (23rd) morning in brisk northerlies produced a Little Auk, a Red-necked Grebe, five Sooty Shearwaters, three Scaup, five …

22nd November 2016

A couple of days dominated by stormy weather and often very windy conditions. The sea provided a Pomarine Skua, two Long-tailed Ducks, a Great Northern Diver, two Velvet Scoters and 19 Little Gulls (JS), while 11 Shoveler overflew the town, …

19th November 2016

Overnight frosts and cold winds have dominated the last few days, with highlights today of 1000 Golden Plovers, 26 Whooper Swans, 95 Pink-footed Geese, a Great Northern Diver and two Snow Buntings south, with a further two Great Northern Divers …

15th November 2016

A quieter few days in the area, with four Whooper Swans, 120 Pink-footed Geese, a Crossbill, a Brent Goose and two Buzzards all south over the town today, while the usual cast at the Dams and East Lea included a …

11th November 2016

… with apologies for the enforced break in transmissions. Chronologically (from the 2nd onwards), highlights and notable records over recent days are as follows: On 2nd, a Long-tailed Duck, 10 Bonxies and an Arctic Skua went south off the Brigg …

1st November 2016

A day of brisk northerly winds promising seabound activity, which applied during the morning at least. Highlights from the Brigg included four Little Auks, a Sooty Shearwater, 15 White-fronted Geese, five Pomarine Skuas, 15 Bonxies, three Arctic Skuas and an …