Monthly Archives: February 2019

CATS

28th February 2019

Reasonably quiet over recent days, with up to three Pink-footed Geese with the ferals on most days at the Dams, the same site hosting a Mediterranean Gull on 27th, up to four Chiffchaffs, the three Shelducks, two Water Rails, two …

22nd February 2019

An unseasonably mild few days (set to continue) has seen more activity generally, with that classic sign of early spring, Pink-footed Goose return migration, figuring recently (and especially today). A total of 770 moved through in multiple skeins today, with …

19th February 2019

A quiet few days, the standout highlight being an Avocet on the sea offshore at Reighton Sands at dusk on 16th, where a Shelduck also went south; further Shelducks were off North Cliff (six) and south off the Brigg (four). …

14th February 2019

As you were locally with long-staying Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck and Great Northern Divers off the south side of the Brigg, up to six Great Crested Grebes in the northern bay, up to 50 Purple Sandpipers and up to 30 …

10th February 2019

It remains quiet locally with little new of note to report in recent days. Up to two Great Northern Divers are still off the southern side of the Brigg / in the north of the bay, the Velvet Scoter is …

5th February 2019

A very quiet start to the month was enlivened a little by the brief appearance of a Great Egret at the Dams this morning (for c15 mins only), with 47 Wigeon, two Shoveler, 32 Teal and a single Coot among …