Arctic Skua

11th May 2016 – overcast ENE 3/4
An evening check of the sea produced the first Arctic Skua of the year along with 10 Sandwich Tern, 5 Little Tern and 2 Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to a solitary Willow Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
Swallows continue to trickle through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 2500 Dunlin, 1200 Sanderling and 32 Whimbrel.
Butterflies and moths
The first Red Admiral of the year was logged and the moth trap attracted a Puss Moth.