Monthly Archives: June 2018

CATS

28th June 2018

Slow going, as expected at this time of year, with the expected improvement in Common Scoter and Manx Shearwater passage at sea and very little on the land. The pick of Common Scoter counts were 88 north and 30 south …

18th June 2018

A Hobby went south at the Gap yesterday, while the Dams held a single Wigeon, five Teal, a Redshank and two Lapwings among the usuals on 16th. An impressive southbound movement of Swifts took place in classic conditions (a south-westerly storm …

12th June 2018

The best of the last few days was an Osprey which headed north over the town on 9th. A Marsh Harrier went south at Gristhorpe Bay the following day, while at the Dams, Little Ringed Plovers, a few Lapwings and …

8th June 2018

Little to report again over recent days, with a Bonxie past the best of few reports today; other seawatch records have included single figures of Manx Shearwaters past on most days, and a pair of Garganey south on 5th. 

3rd June 2018

The only report of note today was a Hummingbird Hawkmoth on Sycamore Ave, while yesterday (2nd) a Spotted Flycatcher was in Church Ravine, and a Belgian-ringed Chiffchaff was trapped in Top Scrub. On 1st, a Tree Pipit and a Psainted …