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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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.
21:57 03-01-2023
Robin King
Great white egret at Bolton on swale today,
11:26 24-12-2022
Nick Morgan
Two Peregrines sparring over the river at Morton. Also 120 Curlew here.
09:30 23-11-2022
Lucy Woodward
6 Little Egrets - yes 6 ! at Mary Wild beck near Stanwick / Aldbrough....and then another 1 at Barton Cricket ground - 3pm on Tuesday 22nd
12:29 30-10-2022
Nick Morgan
Five Whoopers, 250 Pinkfeet, 10 Siskin and two Green Sandpipers downstream of Morton-on-Swale
09:37 22-09-2022
Andy Johnston
3 swifts over Scruton this morning heading south
11:42 21-09-2022
john rodmell
Borrowby. Four skeins of Pink footed geese have passed over the village so far this morning. Circa 280 geese in total.
14:28 10-09-2022
Nick Morgan
A 'flock' of seven Common Sandpiper (and an Otter) on the Swale below Morton Bridge this morning
17:24 05-09-2022
andy b
Bar Headed Goose at Nostefield reserve this afternoon
17:10 23-08-2022
Back Scorton this afternoon, 7+ Yellow Wagtail near farm and Whimbrel fly over calling
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