View and report bird sightings in our area and other items that may be of interest to local birders. Guests are welcome to add sightings. Messages will only appear after editors approval.
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19:42 02-06-2023
Lucy Woodward
an African Grey Parrot just flew across our front graden being chased by a jackdaw - if anyone has had one escape
09:59 29-05-2023
Lucy Woodward
That should be woken by him not awoken...still tired from waking at 5.30am :)
09:47 29-05-2023
Lucy Woodward
CUCKOO in Croft on tees - heard this morning at 5.30am, again at 5.36 and again at 5.53am. Awoken by him calling - so special to hear one. Havent heard a Cuckoo for many years in our area
11:01 07-05-2023
Nick Morgan
Walk along the Swale at Morton this morning, highlights were a drake Mandarin, Grasshopper warbler, Common Sandpiper, Kingfisher, four Yellow Wagtails and my first Lesser Whitethroats of the year
21:11 05-05-2023
Jane Towler
Sedge Warbler calling at Marfield Wetlands Masham yesterday. Also saw Kingfisher on River Ure.
22:33 01-05-2023
John G
2 Swifts over the house (Richmond) yesterday, 30th April, my earliest 'garden' record. Also yesterday a very early one/two day old goosander chick on the river Swale by Richmond waterfalls, still showing egg-tooth on bill. No sign of Female or the rest of its brood, I don't fancy its chances.
19:58 29-04-2023
Jane Towler
Bewick's Swan at Lingham today.
18:43 17-04-2023
john rodmell
Three Swallows around today apparently one swallow has been around at a stable the top of the village (Borrowby) for a couple of days now.
16:53 03-04-2023
Hawfinch on garden feeders
23:05 18-03-2023
Mike Wood
Singing Chiffchaff along track to High Langdale from Melsonby.
17:56 17-03-2023
Mike Wood
A Red Kite flew south-east over Melsonby at c3.30 this pm.
20:02 03-03-2023
Sylvia Brennan
12 Little Egret in field behind petrol station at Scorton at 5.05pm.
Great White Egret as previous message also seen had a red ring on one leg. Too distant to read.
16:23 03-03-2023
John Pearson
Great White Egret on far side of new gravel pond outside Scorton Village.
16:55 18-02-2023
Tim Burton
Male Stonechat on fence next to the road, just outside of Barton, exactly opposite the Middleton Tyas turn off , before the fuel station.
12:44 10-02-2023
Tracy Little
Two red kites being mobbed by crows next to the Grinton/Leyburn road yesterday.
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