29th December 2018

The Goldeneye returned to the Dams on 26th with a Common buzzard also present, two Great northern divers were in the bay on the same day. Two Waxwings were seen in the town and three Snow bunting were on Carr Naze yesterday (27th). Chiffchaffs were recorded through the area today with one at Reighton Gap and 6 around Primrose Valley (all collybita), the latter site also holding Water rail, Kingfisher and a drake Mandarin. In addition, 12 Sanderling were on the beach at Hunmanby Gap.

Mandarin, Primrose Valley (Will Scott)