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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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
17:08 23-08-2022
Possible Great White Egret 100m upstream of Langton bridge yesterday
13:28 21-08-2022
Nick Morgan
Great White Egret on the Swale below Morton Bridge, then flew north-west. Also three Greenshank, two Green Sandpiper, four Little Egret, three Kingfishers and four Little Egret.
10:16 27-06-2022
Lucy Woodward
a Little owl just outside North Cowton yesterday at 4pm. Near the entrance to Grange farm. Havent seen one for many years in our area.
21:34 26-05-2022
Nick Morgan
Hobby (unsuccessfully) chasing a Swift near Ainderby this evening
16:33 24-05-2022
Forcett, An Osprey appeared to be heading for Forcett Hall lake but turned south towards Richmond. About 4pm.
21:02 22-05-2022
Cuckoo in flight at Caldwell this morning
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