Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
A partly cloudy day, with south-westerly winds of force 3-4 and temperature 6c.
Seawatching from the headland was steady, but produced 34 Red-throated Diver south, 12 Fulmar south and five north, two Gannet south and seven north, one Puffin south and 135 Shag around the headland. There were also a few hundred Guillemot moving both north and south during the seawatch.
In the South Landing area there were 16 Red-legged Partridge, one Curlew, six Redshank, and two Great Spotted Woodpecker. North Marsh held 89 Teal, seven Wigeon and one Short-eared Owl. Thornwick Pools produced a lone Jack Snipe, three Snipe and five Fieldfare, while nearby Oceanview recorded a single Grey Plover flying south.
At Buckton, up to two Water Rail were calling from the Main Dell at dusk.
So, on the last day of 2014, the Flamborough Team would like to thank everyone for all the records and images kindly submitted and wish everyone a Happy New Year. What will we get in 2015?