31st August 2017

Curlew, Gristhorpe Bay (Mark Pearson)

A generally quiet final week in the area included a few highlights: Med Gulls past the Brigg and Gap on 26th and 27th, a Sooty Shearwater, 547 Black-headed Gulls and a Marsh Harrier through the Gap on 27th, a good tern passage from the Brigg on 28th with 224 Common Terns north and 89 south, a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull off the Brigg on 29th (BP, JS) and another past the Gap the following day (KC), and a decent wader passage past the Gap on 30th which included 32 Ringed Plovers south (and four Blackwits south on 31st). 

Juvenile Peregrine, Carr Naze (Mark Pearson)