Monthly Archives: February 2017

CATS

28th February 2017

A quiet end to the month, the dubious highlight being a less-than-annual (but less-than-native) record in the form of two Red-legged Partridges by Reighton Wood (MJP); a Common Buzzard was also there and a Crossbill was went north a little …

24th February 2017

Highlights over the last week have included a Twite and 20 Golden Plover through at the Gap this morning, a 2cy Glaucous Gull north yesterday afternoon (KC) and a Snow Bunting south there on 22nd, while from the Brigg, Velvet Scoters went …

17th February 2017

Another reasonably quiet few days locally, although numbers of Red-throated Divers built to an impressive 252 between the Gap and Reighton this morning (KC), with lesser numbers in the northern bay, where a Great Northern Diver has been present daily …

10th February 2017

A quiet few days locally, with very little new activity but for a trickle of wildfowl over the sea (including e.g. the odd Goldeneye and Goosander). Long-stayers include the Black Redstart around the Brigg / Carr Naze, the Red-necked Grebe …

6th February 2017

An interesting start to month, with the pick being a brief Green-winged Teal unfortunately not relocated despite extensive searches on 3rd (TGD). A juvenile Iceland Gull went east over the town on 2nd (MJP), but the sea has been quiet, with …