Whinchat new for the year

23rd April 2015 – bright and sunny NW1/2
Good numbers of Sandwich Tern remain offshore.
Grounded Migrants
Several Lesser Whitethroat have now arrived in breeding habitat, a Whinchat was amongst 19 Wheatear and 2 Blackcap amongst 12 Willow Warbler.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 3 Whimbrel and 2 Greenshank.
Raptors were prominent with Merlin, Kestrel and Sparrowhawk all logged.