First Common Sandpiper of the year

13th April 2015 – overcast S4
A flock of 40 Sandwich Tern were offshore on the evening tide.
Grounded Migrants
Two Wheatear, 2 Goldcrest and single Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff were all that could be mustered.
Wildfowl and Waders
The long-staying first-winter Long-tailed Duck remains along with 15 dark-bellied Brent Goose. Waders included the first Common Sandpiper of the year, 450 Golden Plover, 5 Black-tailed Godwit and a Greenshank.
At least 3 Little Egret remain and a flock of 70 Twite were recorded.