Hen Harrier

12th August 2016 – Sunny spells SW4/5
An early afternoon check of the sea (1230-1330) produced 83 Common Scoter, 35 Gannet, 19 Manx Shearwater and singles Kittiwake and Sandwich Tern.
Grounded Migrants
The first Goldcrest of the autumn was logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 5 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit.
Both Hen Harrier and Merlin hunted the island.
Canary-shouldered Thorn and Hedge Rustic were new for the year.