Monthly Archives: June 2019

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30th June 2019

Black-tailed Godwits are on the move in numbers today, with a total of 54 through, inc. two flocks of 26, through the Brigg and Dams respectively, where there is also single Green Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover and up to two …

24th June 2019

A busier few days peaking with a Sooty Tern heading North off the Brigg earlier today. The bird had previously gone through Bempton Cliffs and is a first for FBOG area and Yorkshire. Other seawatching highlights include double-figures of Manx …

20th June 2019

A quiet few days for the area with most records coming from the Dams. The Little Ringed Plover remained until 16th and the Little Egret until 17th. The latter date also saw a moulting drake Mandarin and female Pintail drop …

15th June 2019

A very quiet period locally with minimal activitiy reported. A Spotted Redshank failed to settle at the Dams this afternoon, and otherwise, sea passage has consisted of a trickle of Manx Shearwaters (single figures most days, with 22 on 10th), …

8th June 2019

A Willow Tit was an excellent record thanks to the ringers at the back of the Dams today, while a Greenshank, two Ringed Plovers and a Little Ringed Plover were on the pools there.  A Mediterranean Gull, 30 Manxies and …

3rd June 2019

Spoonbills have been the highlight recently, with one at the Dams on 1st and five north yesterday. A Mediterranean Gull went north today, while on the Brigg, waders numbers have included seven Sanderling, seven Dunlin, three Turnstones, 126 Sandwich Terns …