This morning a flock of about 140 House Martins, 40 Swallows and one or two Sand Martins were on the wires by the railway bridge. Also there were two juvenile Pied Wagtails and a juvenile Yellow Wagtail. Along the Lower Path in a walnut tree near the signal box were two Spotted Flycatchers with Blackcaps, Garden Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat. PS.
There was also a report of a Great White Egret circling the site late morning. NH.
This morning a Green Sandpiper was on the Slurry Lagoon. Three Water Rails were calling and a pair of Buzzards were seen with one juvenile. PS.
In the evening the Green Sandpiper was joined by a Black-tailed Godwit and four Snipe. JMD.
This afternoon a Spotted Flycatcher was seen along the Ouse Dyke. JMD.
This afternoon two Dunlin, two Little Ringed Plover, one Ringed Plover and a Common Snipe were all feeding along the Slurry Lagoon waterline while a Common Buzzard circled lazily on the thermals. JMD.
Later they were joined by a Little Egret and two more Dunlin. PS.
A Water Rail was weaving it’s way in and out of the reeds at the back of the Slurry Lagoon mid morning.