21st March 2024

An overcast day, with spells of light rain, a moderate south-westerly wind and temperatures that reached ten degrees C. The morning seawatch featured two Shoveler and a Lesser Black-backed Gull flying north with 23 Wigeon moving south. Three Gadwall and three Shoveler remained on the outer head, while South Dykes hosted four Woodcock. Passerine interest included 270 Redwing, 47 Fieldfare, ten Siskin and three Brambling.

A Short-eared Owl, two Grey Partridge and a Siskin were recorded at RSPB Bempton Cliffs.

Short-eared Owl, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, by Dean Evans