Twitchers enjoy influx of birds

BIRDWATCHERS in Scarborough are all a flutter after sightings of a number of species in the area.

More than 60 purple sandpipers have been seen roosting in Scarborough harbour, with around 40 also among the rocks at Filey Brigg.

A black redstart has been spotted in Marine Drive and lapland buntings have also been prominent in and around the Flamborough Head area.