First Little Egret returns

27th July 2013 – sunny spells SE2
A check over the sea provided 55 Common Scoter, 8 Sandwich Tern and 2 Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Willow Warbler continue to trickle through and a Yellow Wagtail was recorded.
Diurnal Migration
Again movement was evident early morning with 150 Swallow, 50 Sand Martin, 3 House Martin and a Swift logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 50 Sanderling and a juvenile Little Ringed Plover.
The first Little Egret of the autumn was logged.
The moth trap produced 519 moths of 83 species with Straw Underwing, Crescent and Yellow-tail new for the year.