Monthly Archives: October 2017

CATS

31st October 2017

Last week of October summary: 23rd – From the Brigg, a Great Northern Diver north. At the Gap, 132 Tree Sparrow, 14 Brambling and 393 Siskin south, and single Twite and Lapland Bunting north. 24th – From the Brigg, a …

23rd October 2017

Highlights, 14th – 23rd October inclusive: 14th – a Crossbill, 14 Twite, 450 Tree Sparrows, 330 Siskins, 240 Goldfinches, 50 Reed Buntings, 17 Yellowhammers, 11 Rock Pipits and four House Martins among a big movement through the Gap (KC, NC), …

13th October 2017

Highlights, 7th to 13th October inclusive: 7th – Grey Phalarope north (CW et al.), also Great Northern Diver, Med Gull, 139 Wigeon all north. The male Velvet Scoter still in the bay. Gap highlights included three Whooper Swans north, a Black Tern …

6th October 2017

A switch in the wind to the north-west produced a better seawatching haul this morning, including a juvenile Long-tailed Skua, a Black-throated Diver, a Yellow-legged Gull, a Velvet Scoter, 23 Bonxies, 48 Red-throated Divers and a Snow Bunting in off …

3rd October 2017

A memorable and record-breaking day here in Filey, with a minimum of 5158 Pink-footed Geese counted, in upwards of 60 skeins, between dawn and dusk – more than one percent of the global population! With a weather system assisting passage …

2nd October 2017

A big day for visible migration at the Gap, in particular for House Martins (582 south, 62 north) and Goldfinch (1103 south), as well as a good supporting cast which included 59 redpolls, 28 Swallows, 107 Meadow Pipits and two …