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, see Trektelleren for full counts). The previous morning there (13th) provided two Corn Buntings, 145 Meadow Pipits, 11 Redwings, foor Fieldfare and a Red-breasted Merganser north and two Mute Swans south, while a Red-legged Partridge has been present there since 12th (KC, WS). 

Siskin heading north at Gristhorpe Bay (Mark Pearson)

This morning, vismig at Gristhorpe Bay produced a Corn Bunting, a Yellowhammer, 81 Meadow Pipits and 11 Siskins north among others (MJP), while 71 Meadow Pipits went north at the Gap as well five each of Redwing and Fieldfare. The seas and the wetland sites remain particularly quiet.