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 was in Top Scrub, and two Ringed Plovers, a Purple Sandpiper, a Common Sandpiper, a Dunlin and a Common Gull were on the Brigg.

Wood Sandpiper, Carr Naze Pond (Nigel Webster)

Yesterday (30th), a Pied Flycatcher and a Redstart were fresh in on Carr Naze, a Spotted Flycatcher was in Top Scrub, and single Common Sandpiper and Little Ringed Plover were at the Dams, and three Purple Sandpipers, a Wheatear and a Redstart were on the Brigg.   On 29th, a Garden Warbler was in Top Scrub, a Whimbrel overflew Gristhorpe Bay. On 28th, three Roseate Terns went north, a single Corn Bunting was at Gristhorpe Bay, and a Spotted Flycatcher was in Top Scrub.