21st July

More of the same, with singles of Grasshopper Warbler and Sedge Warbler the only new passerine migrants at the Bill where 10 Common Scoter, 2 Sandwich Terns and a single Balearic Shearwater passed by on the sea. Ferrybridge maintained its stranglehold on the numbers and variety that included 200 Common Terns, 80 Mediterranean Gulls, 2 Sanderling, 2 Little Gulls and singles of Whimbrel and Black-tailed Godwit.

It seems like at least four different Little Gulls have been involved in the sightings at Ferrybridge in recent days - these two were there this morning © Pete Saunders:

Bugs on offer in recent days have included plenty of Graylings and the rather lovely pink form of Meadow Grasshopper - both these were at Tout Quarry yesterday © Ken Dolbear: