15th May 2017

Good records from the Gap today included a Hooded Crow and a Little Egret north, a Marsh Harrier, a Goosander and 18 Tufted Ducks south, and male Velvet Scoter offshore (which was previously seen passing the Brigg, BP) (KC, NC, WS, GS). A Brent Goose was on the Brigg. Yesterday (14th) saw modest passage in the shape of a Greenshank, 208 Swallows and 44 House martins south at the Gap, while singles of both  Pied and Spotted Flycatchers were in Top Scrub. up to eight Wheatears are in the Carr Naze / Country Park area.

Wheatear, Country Park (John Harwood)