1st May 2021

Northerly winds persisted throughout a day of sunny intervals and temperatures that reached nine degrees C. A Bonxie and 132 Puffins flew north during the morning’s seawatch, with 13 Sandwich Terns heading south. The long-staying Pale-bellied Brent Goose remained on the outer head, along with two Wigeon, whilst other migrant totals included a Redwing, five Fieldfares, eight Lesser Whitethroats, a Goldcrest, eight Wheatears and a Siskin. A Ring Ouzel remained in residence at RSPB Bempton Cliffs.

Bonxie, Fog Station, by Lynn Smith
Little Egret, Thornwick Pools, by Lynn Smith (30/4)