Monthly Archives: March 2019

CATS

30th March 2019

A steady trickle of Spring migrants has continued over the last couple of days, the best of which yesterday was a pair of Garganey at the dams and a Swallow through the same site in the evening. At Hunmanby Gap …

28th March 2019

Visible migration at Hunmanby Gap continues to headline the sightings. A steady morning yesterday saw 205 Meadow Pipits, 72 Linnets, nine Siskins and six Crossbill move North, with a Great Northern Diver inshore (and another two still off the Brigg). …

26th March 2019

The highlight over the last few days refers to a belated report of two Cranes over the area on 24th, before moving North over Gristhorpe. These are presumably the two birds that moved North over Spurn the day before. As …

24th March 2019

22nd March saw four Wheatears and a Black Redstart arrive on Carr Naze, otherwise sighting related to visible migration at the Gap where 63 Chaffinches, 465 Starlings, two Fieldfares and two Lapwings headed South and 73 Meadow Pipits moved North. …

21st March 2019

Busier few days with Spring migration starting to kick in. On 19th a Green Sandpiper dropped into the Dams and Top Scrub held a Goldcrest and three continental Song Thrushes. Common Buzzards were also moving through the area with five …

18th March 2019

A little more activity over the last couple of days has included at least one Scandinavian Rock Pipit and a Stonechat fresh in in the Carr Naze area, 19 Whooper Swans in the bay corner for much of the day …

15th March 2019

Little to report of late, with the Long-tailed Duck on several recent dates and up to two Great Northern Divers still off the Brigg, three Barnacle Geese on the Tip yesterday, three Little Grebes at the Dams and Chiffchaffs at …

9th March 2019

Slow going of late, with the main interest again coming from the long-stayers in the north of the bay – the Velvet Scoter, two Great Northern Divers and Long-tailed Duck all putting in regular appearances in the last few days. …

4th March 2019

Steady as she goes locally with the Velvet Scoter and at least one Great Northern Diver still off the Brigg, Grey Wagtails in the town ad surrounding area, plenty of auks and Fulmars back on the cliffs, up to 65 …