Greenshank numbers continue to build

12th August 2007 - sunshine and showers NW2/3/4
A brief seawatch (0800-0830) produced a dark phase Arctic Skua and small numbers of Gannet, Manx Shearwater, Common Scoter, Kittiwake and Sandwich Tern.
Grounded Migrants
There was little evidence of movement with just 20 Pied Wagtail, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler and a single Spotted Flycatcher logged.
Diurnal Migration
Swallow numbers are beginning to build with 50 birds logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 30 Greenshank, 10 Black-tailed Godwit and the lingering adult Spotted Redshank.
A single Little Egret continues to stalk the island's tidal pools.