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07:49 17-05-2021
Mel Redfearn
Scorton GP on Sat, single avocet.
20:42 16-05-2021
Gareth W
Smallways Lake. A male Marsh Harrier.
19:51 16-05-2021
mick and sylvia
Little Egret and Common Sandpiper on the river at Great Langton today. Plenty of Blackcap there too.
13:22 12-05-2021
john Rodmell
Borrowby, Thirsk.Around 8.45 each evening the Jackdaws of the village and surrounds gather en mass and go for a noisy circuit or two of the village. The other night this was circa 300.Has anyone else noticed this habit of theirs. Collective noun "A clatter of Jackdaws."
07:54 12-05-2021
Mel Redfearn
Swifts seen in Catterick Village and swallows seen to have arrived en masse.
15:18 11-05-2021
Steve Clough
Keld on Swale 2 Spot Fly, and 2 Pied Fly.
09:54 11-05-2021
Gareth W
A Grasshopper Warbler was at Smallways this morning.
10:38 10-05-2021
Jackie Fallows
They're back! Three swifts around the house now.
15:17 08-05-2021
Gareth W
Bolton Lake: 2 Hobbies were hunting Sand Martins, LR Plover, 4 Yellow Wagtail and a Wheatear.
10:11 08-05-2021
first swift for me in Hudswell this morning, before the rain/sleet...
11:19 07-05-2021
Gareth W
Smallways Lake: A Marsh Harrier flew south, Dunlin and Common Sandpiper. My first Cuckoo of the year and a flock of 24 Lesser Redpoll were feeding on tree buds. Both sightings at Brignall Banks.
20:47 06-05-2021
John G
5 Swifts flew past the house (Richmond) late this morning, dodging the hail/sleet showers!
18:38 06-05-2021
john Rodmell
Borrowby. First Swift above our garden today. Last year the first swift arrived a day earlier to far better weather.
21:30 05-05-2021
Geoff Robertson
A circular walk between Muker and Keld today.
Buzzard Kestrel Dipper Pied Flycatcher Pied and Grey Wagtails Wheatear and
lots of Common Sandpipers Swallows and Willow Warblers
12:00 04-05-2021
Gareth W
Smallways Lake: 9 Black-tailed Godwit.
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