Black Redstart

22nd April 2016 – sunny spells V1/2
Small numbers of Sandwich Tern were again offshore.
Grounded Migrants
Highlight of the day was a male Black Redstart. Also seen were 13 Wheatear, 6 Willow Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff and single Lesser Whitethroat and White Wagtail.
Wildfowl and Waders
Just 6 pale-bellied Brent Geese were logged.
Breeding Birds
The first Lapwing chicks have now hatched.
Recent controls involve both Greenfinch and Linnet.