Whitethroat and Grasshopper Warbler new in

18th April 2014 – bright and sunny NE1/2
A quiet morning over the sea provided just 50 Sandwich Tern, 12 Guillemot, 8 Red-throated Diver and 2 Shag.
Diurnal Migration
The first House Martin of the year was amongst a trickle of Swallow and 8 Lesser Redpoll flew through.
Grounded Migrants
Grounded birds involved 23 Willow Warbler, 20 Wheatear, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Blackcap and single Whitethroat and White Wagtail.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock again held 14pale-bellied birds and there are now 10 Whimbrel present.
A Grey Partridge was a surprise.