First Pintail and Tree Pipit of the autumn

27th August 2007 - overcast/early showers NW4
Offshore sightings (0730-0830) involved 300 Sandwich Tern, 20 Gannet, 2 Manx Shearwater, 2 Common Scoter and single Red-throated Diver, Fulmar and Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Despite several early morning showers totals were limited to 7 Robin, 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Stonechat, 3 Wren and 2 Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
Some evidence of movement today with 65 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Tree Pipit, 2 Grey Wagtail and a single Yellow Wagtail logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The first 2 Pintail of the autumn were seen and waders included 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ruff and single Spotted Redshank and Common Sandpiper amongst good numbers of Greenshank.
The Water Rail remains in residence.