Manxies on the move

6th June 2014 – bright and sunny SE1
Early morning observations (0615-0715) were notable for a passage of Manx Shearwater with 310 birds logged. Additional sightings included 100 Common Scoter, 10 Gannet, 10 Guillemot and a Kittiwake.
Grounded Migrants
Three late Wheatear were seen.
Breeding Birds
The first Eiderlings have now emerged and the first juvenile Stonechats have fledged.
Shoulder-striped Wainscot and Dark Brocade were new for the year while Psychoides filicivora was identified as a new species for the island.
Psychoides filicivora.