Curlew Sandpiper

12th September 2015 – early rain SE5, overcast later SW4
Observations on the falling tide after the rain cleared (1330-1530) produced 120 Common Scoter, 36 Gannet, 22 Sandwich Tern, 5 Fulmar, 2 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Skua, 2 Kittiwake and single Arctic Skua and Manx Shearwater.
Grounded Migrants
Again limited fare with 10 Robin, 10 White Wagtail and a Chiffchaff logged.
Diurnal Migration
A few Swallow moved through once the rain cleared.
Wildfowl and Waders
The drake Garganey remained and waders included 18 Greenshank and single Curlew Sandpiper, Whimbrel and Black-tailed Godwit.
At least 42 Little Egret remain and 2 Raven were the best of the rest.