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Saturday 22nd July 2017
Off
Long Nab from 06.50 – 11.45 and then 17.20 – 18.20 a Mallard (S), a Teal (S), 5
Tufted Duck (4 S, 1 N), 134 Common Scoter (N), 50 Fulmar (45 S, 5 N), 39 Manx
Shearwater (S), 22 Oystercatcher (S), 13 Whimbrel (S), 14 Curlew (13 S, 1 N), a
Turnstone (S), ...

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Friday 21st July 2017
The
big surprise of the day and the rarest bird nationally for the year so far was
a reported   Black Stork that flew southwest at Wykeham Raptor View Point at
15.10, also here a single Honey Buzzard was reported during the morning. Long
Nab was rather quie...

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Thursday 20th July 2017
Today’s
highlights included a Green Sandpiper at Rudda Road flash, Staintondale which
departed to the south at 15.00; a single adult Mediterranean Gull at Holbeck: 8
Sandwich Terns at Scalby Mills and 5 Teal and 19 Mandarins at Harwood Dale Lake. Negative
n...

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Wednesday 19th July 2017
Six
and a quarter hours of seawatching from 07.05 – 11.40 and then 18.45 – 20.30
produced the following totals for the day 3 Shelduck (S), a Teal (S), 203
Common Scoter (4 S, 199 N), 2 Red-throated Divers (1 S, 1 N), 96 Fulmars (72 S,
24 N including a ‘Blue...

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Tuesday 18th July 2017
At
Potter Brompton Carr this morning a Black-tailed Godwit and 7 Teal and at
Scalby Mills this afternoon there were 11 Greater Black-backed Gulls including
a recently fledged bird maybe from Wetherspoons, a Common Gull, 19 Redshank, 16
Turnstone and 2 Dunli...

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Monday 17th July 2017
Three
different Honey Buzzards were seen today from the usual place, Wykeham Raptor
View Point. In
Cornelian Bay we had 19 Dunlin and a Common Sandpiper; in South Bay there was a
2cy Mediterranean Gull; waders at Scalby Mills included 111 Redshank, 14
Dunli...

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Sunday 16th July 2017
A
grand total of four different Honey
Buzzards were seen this morning from Wykeham Raptor View Point, the maximum
count so far this year. Also
late this morning there was a Great
White Egret and a Little Egret at Wykeham South Lake and at Potter Brompton
Ca...

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Saturday 15th July 2017
No news at all today.

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Friday 14th July 2017
Two
different ♂ Honey Buzzards were seen
from the Wykeham Raptor View Point today; at Potter Brompton Carr we had a
Teal, 2 Green Sandpiper and 2 Dunlin and at Holbeck there were 2 Mediterranean
Gulls (an adult and a 2cy).

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Thursday 13th July 2017
The
most frustrating bird today was a large
Shearwater seen off Marine Drive at 08.40 flying south. Unfortunately the
bird was picked up a little late and was only observed looking into the sun,
the flight action and wing posture suggested Cory’s but it jus...
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