Monthly Archives: March 2017

CATS

22nd March 2017

Notable records from the last couple of days include five Whooper Swans north at Gristhorpe Bay this morning, where four Crossbills headed south and a further 12 did likewise at the Gap, the venue for an early Bonxie north this …

19th March 2017

Visible migration continues to provide most of the interest of late, with a good haul in blustery south-westerlies at the Gap this morning which included a Mediterranean Gull, 540 Meadow Pipits, 107 Siskins, 68 alba Wagtails, 140 chaffinches and 34 …

15th March 2016

Most of the interest over the last few days has come from visible migration, with Hunmanby Gap producing a Ring Ouzel (KC), 55 Redwings, 566 Meadow Pipits and an excellent 76 alba Wagtails yesterday (14th) among other good totals (as always, …

11th March 2017

A busier couple of days as spring migration begins to step up a little, although Carr Naze had a distinctly northern flavour with a Blue Fulmar close in and north (MJP) and two Scandinavian Rock Pipits (MJP, DL).  Visible migration …

9th March 2017

The year’s first Scandinavian Rock Pipit was by Carr Naze Pond on 7th (MJP), the same location hosting a Jack Snipe (CW); a Woodcock was at the Yacht club on the same day, and several Small Tortoiseshells were on the …

6th March 2017

A quiet few days generally, with little in the way of new arrivals except for a improvement in visible migration at Hunmnaby Gap on 5th, with three Corn Buntings, five Crossbills, 66 Skylarks and 44 Chaffinches all north and 100 …

3rd March 2017

The white-winged gull influx continues with another 2cy Glaucous Gull, this one heading north past the Brigg this morning (MJP). Two Snow Buntings – one low and west, and one (very tame) male on Carr Naze – were new, and …