The First Water Rail of the autumn arrives

24th August 2007 - bright and sunny NW1/2/3/4
Early morning sightings (0615-0715) included 420 Manx Shearwater, 375 Common Scoter, 100 Gannet, 10 Sandwich Tern and small numbers of Kittiwake and Razorbill.
Grounded Migrants
Passerine totals remain low with just 11 Stonechat, 9 Robin, 5 Wheatear, 5 Willow Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler and single Whitethroat and Spotted Flycatcher logged.
Diurnal Migration
Hirundines on the move involved 100 Swallow and 15 Sand Martin.
Wildfowl and Waders
The number of Teal present continue to build slowly and lingering waders include 2 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Ruff.
The first Water Rail of the autumn arrived.