Ruff newly arrived

5th August 2015 – sunny spells S4
A flock of 200 Sandwich Tern roosted over the tide and 6 Gannet were logged.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to single Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat and Willow Warbler.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wader numbers continue to rise with 1000 Oystercatcher, 800 Redshank, 250 Knot, 240 Dunlin, 230 Turnstone, 40 Grey Plover, 14 Greenshank, 4 Whimbrel and a Ruff recorded.
At least 6 Little Egret are now in residence.
Butterflies and Moths
Fen Wainscot and Small Rufous were new for the year.