21/1 John Bratton had 10 Waxwings, at the southern end of Leven Bypass late Monday afternoon.
Roy and Martin L visited High Eske NR. No sign of yesterday’s Ring-necked Duck but Jack Snipe flushed, Snipe, Water Rail, 3 Eurasian White-fronted Goose, 700 Wigeon, c12 Goldeneye. c25 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 250+ Greylag Geese, 26 Redshank and 6 Mutes Swans.
On Arram Carrs at least 5 Bewicks Swan and 2 probable Whoopers Swans which refused to wake up.
Also along the river were 18 Mutes and 3 Dunlin.
22/1 The Kumlien’s Gull was again at Barmston early Tuesday afternoon about 2/3ml north of the car park.
For sightings from Wansford Carrs check here.
Roy and Martin L had a redhead Smew off Brough Haven carpark as well 2 Marsh Harriers.
redhead Smew-Brough Haven-M.Lonsdale.
Went round to Welton Waters and had the drake Smew again on Brough Angling Complex.
Drake Smew-Welton Waters-R.Lyon.
The drake Ring-necked Duck was reported again at High Eske NR this afternoon. A possible Scaup/Tufted hybrid was reported by Garry Taylor.
23/1 Roy went to High Eske NR on Wednesday morning but most of the birds flew off and no sign of the Ring-necked Duck. 6 Whooper and 2 Bewick’s Swans on Pulfin NR and Peregrine over fields to the north.
The Kumlien’s Gull was still at Barmston but mobile. Check here for more news from Barmston.
Red-throated Diver at Welton Waters this afternoon and 2 drake Smew on Brough Angling Complex