Posted by: mynaturaldiary | December 1, 2018

Seaton Common

Seaton Common, home to the Teesmouth National Nature Reserve

hosts some wonderful birds, including Short Eared Owls, which hunt on the wing in daylight.

Short-eared owl (Asio flammeus)


But this wasn’t the only wonder. In the far distance were Taiga Bean Geese.

Taiga Bean Goose (Anser fabalis)

And in the sky a wedge of Whooper Swans flew over, heading for the coast.

Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)

Finally Wigeon were on the waters.

Wigeon (Anas penelope)




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