Blue Fulmar and first Sandwich Tern

21st March 2014 – sunny spells W4/3
Early morning produced 15 Common Scoter, 13 Gannet, 4 Red-throated Diver, 3 Razorbill, 2 Sandwich Tern and 2 Fulmar – including a blue phase individual.
Diurnal Migration
Evidenced by the arrival of a further 65 Meadow Pipit and 5 Pied Wagtail.
Grounded Migrants
A smattering of sightings included 6 Blackbird, 5 Wheatear and single Song Thrush, Goldcrest and Chiffchaff.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Long-tailed Duck continues in residence and additional sightings included 3 Shoveler, 3 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Greenshank.