2nd September 2018
A Short-eared Owl roamed the Top Fields this morning, while 11 Flava wagtails, 82 Swallows and 173 House Martins were the pick of vismig at the Gap. Ringing on the Brigg in the early hours was very successful, with various wader species ringed including several Purple Sandpipers.
Yesterday (1st), counts from North Cliff included 162 Teal and 5885 Gannets, 21 Curlews, two Arctic and one Great Skua and a Sooty Shearwater (all north), with 6665 Gannets, four Arctic Skuas, a Marsh Harrier and 144 Teal passing the Gap. Additionally, 12 Grey Herons were at Gristhorpe Bay.