23rd March 2024

The weather consisted of sunny intervals, a strong westerly wind and a top temperature of ten degrees C. A Firecrest on the outer head surprised, as did a Little Owl and an exceptionally early House Martin. Additional passerine interest included a White Wagtail, 24 Pied Wagtails, one Brambling and five Siskin.

Notable sightings from RSPB Bempton Cliffs included a Red Kite, 137 Meadow Pipits moving north-west, eight Chiffchaffs, 11 Goldcrests, a Brambling and eight Siskins.

Firecrest, outer head, by Craig Thomas