• Puffins by Alan Tilmouth
  • Whitethroat by Alan Jack
  • Black Grouse by Chris Barlow

North Shields Mealy Redpoll – 14-18 December 17

A few photos of the recent Mealy Redpoll found feeding on weed seeds on a small patch of “waste ground” at North Shields Quay.A Glaucous Gull also seen intermittently along the river and still present on 26/12/17. At nearby Northumberland Park, a Firecrest has been seen on several dates during early December. Up to seven Purple Sandpipers are frequenting Tynemouth pier area.