Manx Shearwater numbers begin to build

12th May 2007 - sunny spells after early cloud W4/3/2
Morning observations (0820-0920 & 1010-1110) continue to provide variety if not quantity, totals included 100 Common Scoter, 100 Sandwich Tern, 65 Manx Shearwater, 25 Kittiwake, 22 Gannet, 10 Guillemot, 3 Shag, 3 Little Tern, 2 Arctic Tern, 2 Fulmar and single Red-throated Diver and Arctic Skua.
Grounded Migrants
The Hooded Crow put in another appearance and a total of 6 Wheatear and single Whitethroat and Willow Warbler were logged.
Diurnal Migration
A light hirundine passage was noted with totals of 12 Swallow and 7 House Martin.
Wildfowl and Waders
A pair of Teal continue to linger and 5 Whimbrel were seen.