Monthly Archives: February 2018

CATS

28th February 2018

  The Siberian airflow has brought bone-shaking storm force easterly winds, heavy snow and plummeting temperatures over the last few days, which has encouraged some cold weather movements into the area. Most notably, Fieldfares have arrived and moved through in …

23rd February 2018

The late winter doldrums continue, with few records of note. The pick of a very quiet sea was a Blue Fulmar north on 22nd, plus a Goldeneye north on 21st and a male Velvet Scoter in the bay since 17th. …

16th February 2018

Typically quiet over recent days. The sea has been extremely poor so far this year, although a belatedly-reported Bottlenose Dolphin north on 13th was notable. A single Pink-footed Goose remains with the ferals at the Dams / East Lea, where …

10th February 2018

It remains quiet locally, with most records of note involving long-stayers. On 1st, 61 Pink-feet and a Chiffchaff at East Lea. On 4th, 65 Pink-feet at the Dams and two Blue Fulmars north off the Brigg. On 5th, a Snow …