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2:44pm 23-08-2012
Ian Forrest
Dormans Pool - am - Marsh Harrier female.

Saltholme east pond - Red-crested Pochard, Little Gull x4. Yellow Wagtail x4 on west pond.

Phil Stead Hide - Garganey x2, Greenshank x4, Water Rail, Snipe c.25. Bittern seen as fly through by others heading west.

Geratham Creek-Tidal Pool - Avocet x1, Knot x1, Dunlin c.30, Shelduck x8, Common Sandpiper x1, Redshank x8, Ringed Plover x12. Peregrine juv diving on Lapwing but missed and headed off SW.
8:23pm 22-08-2012
Ian Forrest
Cowpen Marsh - pm - Marsh Harrier.

Seaton Snook - pm high tide - Broad-billed Sandpiper present until around 7.00pm when it was sen to fly off very high heading south over Redcar steel works.
3:47pm 22-08-2012
Derick&Mandy Pearson
Lockwood Beck this morning. 2 Osprey still present. Possibly 1 female & 1 Juvenile. Perching in trees far side of clubhouse then diving straight to water to fish from there. Later one flying out over road toward Kateridden farm area and being perstered by Jackdaws and others as it soared about. It did not seem too troubled by them.
2:42pm 22-08-2012
Pager Reports
Broad-billed Sand ob Seaton Snook at 9am and on Seal Sands from hide at 1pm
2:04pm 22-08-2012
Ian Forrest
RSPB Saltholme - east pond - Red-crested Pochard giving close views from the road. Little Gull x4.

Phil Stead Hide - Greenshank x4, Garganey x2, Black-tailed Godwit x1, Sparrowhawk.
8:05am 22-08-2012
Damian Money
Marsh Harrier flew south over Skelton at 8.00am today
9:20pm 21-08-2012
Ian Forrest
Cowpen Marsh this evening - Short-eared Owl x3.

Greenabella Marsh - Marsh Harrier.

Little Stint reported on Tidal Pool.

Seaton Snook - Broad-billed Sandpiper roosting in amongst Dunlin and Ringed Plover.

Also Roseate Tern, Black Tern and Little Stint on the beach.
8:53pm 21-08-2012
mick bennett
1130am lockwood res = 2 ospreys viewed from castleton road giving great views, after catching fish one flew toward nearby field to consume dinner

1pm tidal pool = 150 dunlin,little stint, 100+ringed plover,common sandpiper,

phil stead hide= 8 little egrets,10 snipe, 5 greenshanks,black-tailed godwit

little owl on greenabella
8:51pm 21-08-2012
mick bennett
1130am lockwood res = 2 ospreys viewed from castleton road giving great views, after catching fish one flew toward nearby field to consume dinner

1pm tidal pool = 150 dunlin,little stint, 100+ringed plover,common sandpiper,

phil stead hide= 8 little egrets,10 snipe, 5 greenshanks,black-tailed godwit

little owl on greenabella
6:53pm 21-08-2012
Ian Forrest
RSPB Saltholme - am - west pond - Ruff x4, Bar-headed Geese x4, Yellow Wagtail x4. Lots of Snipe and a few Godwits along the shore.

East pond and Dormans Pool - Black Tern & Little Gull x4. Also Marsh Harrier at Dormans Pool.

Phil Stead Hide - Black-tailed Godwit x12, Water Rail x2, Snipe c.10, Greenshank x3, Dunlin x5.
5:44pm 21-08-2012
Graham Megson
Saltburn, 5pm, 50+ swifts over following a heavy rain shower.
10:23pm 20-08-2012
Mike Leakey
Low tide count on Seal Sands this morning produced 13 shelduck, 6 wigeon, 13 teal 179 oystercatcher, 274 ringed plover, 1 golden plover, 15 grey plover, 126 lapwing, 13 knot, 262 dunlin, 3 whimbrel, 261 curlew, 576 redshank and 1 turnstone. Also 2 greenshank on the Long Drag and a pale common buzzard on Greenabella.
10:11pm 20-08-2012
Graham Megson
Two ospreys and a marsh harrier seen at Lockwood Beck resv at about 5:30pm.
9:28pm 20-08-2012
Ian Forrest
Seaton Snook this evening - lots of waders on the beach - 300+. Mostly Dunlin and Ringed Plover but also Knot x54, Bar-tailed Godwit x2 plus a few Sanderling and Turnstone and Little Gull juvenile.

Only around 100 Terns, mostly Common but Sandwich x12 and Arctic x4.
9:27pm 20-08-2012
Gary Sharples
At Portrack Marsh at 6.00pm - 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Stock Dove, 28 Goldfinch and 3 Bullfinch.
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