Wheatear numbers continue to build

7th May 2015 – bright and sunny NW3/2
A check of the sea provided just 20 Sandwich Tern, 3 Arctic Skua (2 pale, 1 dark)and 2 Little Tern.
Grounded Migrants
At least 2 Whinchat were amongst 70 Wheatear but otherwise sightings were limited to 2 Chiffchaff and single Blackcap, Willow Warbler and Whitethroat.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 1000 Dunlin and 8 Whimbrel.
Immigrants involved single Silver Y and Dark Swordgrass.