Migration continues to slow

23rd May 2007 - overcast W3/2
Early morning sightings (0615-0715) were sparse with just 22 Common Scoter, 12 Sandwich Tern, 11 Kittiwake, 8 Guillemot, 6 Gannet, 2 Red-throated Diver and a single Manx Shearwater noted.
Grounded Migrants
Only 5 Wheatear were logged.
At least one Little Egret remains.
New species for the year attracted to the MV light overnight included Mottled Rustic, Dusky Brocade, Shark, Shoulder-striped Wainscot, Treble Lines and Poplar Hawk-moth.
Poplar Hawk-moth