22nd February 2021

The weather consisted of light variable winds, overcast skies and light rain followed by sunny intervals later and temperatures reaching seven degrees C. During the seawatch a Pintail, 80 Red-throated Divers and a Lesser Black-backed Gull flew south. A northerly movement of Pink-footed Geese occurred during the morning, with a total of 585 birds including 190 birds moving over the sea. The male Black Redstart remained at the Fog Station, with six Fieldfare and four Redwing also present. The sea off Bridlington Links GC attracted six Long-tailed Ducks and 19 Great Crested Grebes, whilst a Woodcock, two Stonechats and two Siskin frequented the nearby cliff top.

Shelduck, Thornwick Pools, by Brett Richards