Sunday, 11 December 2011

A1 North: No sign of yesterday's Ruddy Duck, but a single Shelduck present. c.400 winter Thrushes (85-90% Fieldfare) in berry laden bushes along southern end of pit.

Heron Trail: c.100 Yellowhammers and a single Corn Bunting in fields immediately west of Haul Road, just south of main quarry workings. Also small numbers of Meadow Pipits, Skylarks, Linnets and Reed Buntings. Melanistic Grey Squirrel ('Black Squirrel') along Haul road.

Ouse Valley Way: Otter swimming along river, east of Great Meadow.