Monthly Archives: May 2018

CATS

31st May 2018

A male Redstart was on the clifftop in the fog above the Yacht Club and a male wheatear was on Carr Naze, while a Wood Sandpiper (the year’s first) was on Carr Naze Pond in the evening. A Garden Warbler …

27th May 2018

Unfortunately still quiet over recent days, with very few migrants of note. Today, a Whinchat was fresh in on Carr Naze, Wheatears were there and at Gristhorpe Bay, a Snipe was by Short Hedge and a Garden Warbler was in …

18th May 2018

A quiet few days of high pressure and generally settled conditions. Today, two Eiders and a Red-breasted Merganser were in the bay corner, and single Greenshank and Little Ringed Plover were at the Dams. A Cuckoo was at the Tip …

12th May 2018

A busier day locally with a Marsh Harrier and two Yellow Wagtails over Top Scrub, a Hobby over Primrose Valley, a pair of Garganey, five Little Terns and 294 Sandwich Terns south at the Brigg, a Bar-tailed Godwit and a …

The quiet, blue-skied warm period continues, with a Tree Pipit briefly in Top Scrub this morning the pick of today’s sightings, where there were five Large Red Damselflies. On 5th, a Firecrest in Top Scrub was the fourth or fifth of …

4th May 2018

Today’s highlight was a female Hen Harrier which moved swiftly north and out across the sea at Gristhorpe Bay. Other notable records included a Tree Pipit which overflew the Tip, a Little Tern north, four Wheatears on Carr Naze and …

2nd May 2018

A Great Northern Diver and a Little Tern went north on this morning’s seawatch, while Common Sandpipers were at the Dams (two) and East Lea (two), with both White and Yellow Wagtails at the latter site and two singng Reed …