Monthly Archives: December 2016

CATS

24th December 2016

FBOG WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL OUR MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS A VERY HAPPY MIDWINTER FESTIVAL SEASON AND NEW YEAR! A quiet few days locally, with the few notable records involving a Black-throated Diver and five White-fronted Geese at the Gap …

20th December 2016

A fairly quiet few days here at the Obs with the exception of (yet more) Eurasian White-fronted Geese records; an already excellent season continued with an adult at East Lea (DL, MJP) and a first year at Hunmanby Gap (NC, …

15th December 2016

In the bay, both the Red-necked Grebe and Velvet Scoter remain off the town seafront over recent days, as do up to 12 Great Crested Grebes and two Goldeneye. Sea-watching has been quiet, but for a Merlin and two Bonxies …

Quiet today, with 21 Snipe and two water Rails at East Lea and a Little egret south at the Gap the pick. Yesterday (9th) saw a Bittern reported in flight near the Blue Dolphin holiday camp (GD) and a Long-tailed …

6th December 2016

(With apologies for the recent delay due to now-resolved tech issues): working backwards, yesterday (5th) saw a new┬áRed-necked Grebe in the bay corner (MJP) and then along the town seafront, a Great Northern Diver off the Brigg, and the long-staying …