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12:03 08-01-2020
Ian Webster
Great White Egret. 08.35hrs. East Witton / Middleham
09:42 07-01-2020
Ian Webster
0935 hrs Great White Egret flying West over East Witton towards Middleham.
19:02 05-01-2020
john nd norma
Borrowby,4 Bullfinches in the garden this morning .One male and I presume one female and two of last years young.
11:59 05-01-2020
Nick Morgan
Two Taiga Bean Geese in Ainderby, unfortunately not viewable from public paths
20:18 04-01-2020
Ted
Bolton on Swale ywt, Ring-necked duck, Scaup and Cattle egret, also Water Rail in front of the hide
19:29 03-01-2020
Barbara Crinson
Confirmation of my earlier Tweet.
Cattle Egret left Bolton-on-Swale roost at 8.05am this morning and flew west.
It was one of the last Egrets to leave the roost.
10:48 03-01-2020
Mike Wood
Green Sandpiper on pool in field between Harelands (Melsonby) and the A66 junction.
18:37 01-01-2020
Ted
Happy New Year to All, 3 Egyptian geese in field north of Scorton quarry, no sign of Cattle egret
18:33 31-12-2019
Andy johnston
c100 Pinks high up, heading due north, 11.10 am near Morton Bridge
14:25 30-12-2019
Ted
7 Waxwings in Lidl’s car park in Thirsk, Redhead Smew on Lingham lake, Nosterfield
20:23 29-12-2019
David Miller
Six blackcock displaying in a field on Feldom Ranges this morning 09.00 am
14:04 20-12-2019
Andy Johnston
2 whooper swans over Scruton at 11.00 am, heading towards Morton.
08:58 16-12-2019
Mel Redfearn
Hundreds of lapwings at gravel pit off old A1 at Catterick, good to see.
15:36 15-12-2019
Andy Johnston
c 50 Pinks over Scruton Saturday 10.30 am.
I would suggest that it is a very late swallow. About 20 years ago I had a swallow at Ripon racecourse in late November and that weekend a handful of others were seen in various parts of the Vale of York. It would appear that there is frequently a late movement.
09:46 14-12-2019
Chris Knight
I have a first hand account of a swallow hanging on at Gt Ayton allotments (father in law saw it twice this week). Can anybody else confirm? Difficult to think of what it might be mistaken for.
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