Trip reports

East Coast Trip 20th February 2011

East Coast Trip 20th February 2011
1st Winter Iceland Gull RSPB images

Sunday, 20 February 2011

First stop was at Scalby mills where quite a good selection of birds were
seen including Gannet, Ringed Plover, Grey Heron, Fulmar, Widgeon.
Then moved on to the harbour at Scarborough where very everyone had
excellent views of the Wintering Iceland Gull. Other birds noted were
Kestrel, Eider and Red Throated Diver.
In the afternoon we moved onto Filey Country Park, although some did drop
off at Filey Dams they reported it as being a very quiet .
Some of us had excellent views of Purple sandpiper from the Brigg and also
noted were Shag, Cormorant, more eider & Gannet, Knot, and good numbers of
common Scoter.

David Hemmingway