EAST YORK­SHIRE

Bird Watching (UK) - - Uk Bird Sightings -

HIGH­LIGHTS: The Pal­lid Har­rier re­mained in the Wel­wick area. The Black Brant was still in the Spurn area. FLAMBOROUGH: There were two Glau­cous Gulls and four Vel­vet Scot­ers (4th), two Long-tailed Ducks (10th), with four (24th), 12 La­p­land Buntings (17th) and a Great North­ern Diver (17th). HORNSEA MERE: There were two Long-tailed Ducks all month, a Glau­cous Gull and Ice­land Gull (11th), two Black-necked Grebes (14th) and a Mediter­ranean Gull (16th). SPURN: There was a Glau­cous Gull (1st), Black-throated Divers (2nd and 16th), three

Vel­vet Scot­ers (4th), with ten (19th), an Ice­land Gull and two Great North­ern Divers (5th), a Grey Phalarope (9th), a Great North­ern Diver and Mediter­ranean Gull (17th), a Long-tailed Duck (24th), Red-necked Grebe (26th) and five Lit­tle Egrets. OTHER SITES: Nine Waxwings were at Sunk Is­land (4th), ten at Hornsea Mere (5th), four in North Fer­riby (8th), ten over East Cow­ick (14th) and one at Brough (17th). A Glau­cous Gull was off Bemp­ton (2nd), with three there (12th). Others were in Hull (4th) and at Bran­des­bur­ton (20th). Five Lit­tle Egrets and three Mediter­ranean Gulls fre­quented North Cave Wet­lands, where there was a Smew (22nd). Barm­ston had 16 Snow Buntings (24th). A Great North­ern Diver was off Cow­den (17th). There were reg­u­lar sight­ings of Glau­cous, Ice­land and Mediter­ranean Gulls at Tophill Low. An Ice­land Gull vis­ited South­field Reser­voir (28th). Ian Mar­shall (01482 627 446)

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