2nd January 2019

First of all happy new year from Filey Bird Observatory & Group. Three Great Northern Divers were present off Carr Naze on 30th. 72 Yellowhammers and a Corn Bunting in the stubble west of Long Plantation were the highlight of 31st, in addition five Chiffchaffs were present at Reighton Sewage Works along with a Grey Wagtail and a Chiffchaff was at the dams, where the Goldeneye and Shoveler continue. More Chiffchaffs were once again recorded on 1st with two at the Dams and a single at Primrose Valley. Singles of Barnacle and White-Fronted Geese joined the Canada/Greylag flock at East Lea and a Long-Tailed Duck was off the Brigg. Four Great Northern Divers were in the bay today, additionally the three Snow Buntings continue on Carr Naze and the drake Mandarin continues at Primrose Valley. 

Curlew, Dams (Judith Henley)