Hudsonian Whimbrel shows again

16th August 2007 - overcast/showers WNW4/5
The Hudsonian Whimbrel was again on the saltings off Rape Haw on the flooding tide.
Morning observations (0900-1100) provided variety if not quantity, sightings included 6 Storm Petrel, 4 dark phase Arctic Skua and a Great Skua along with 175 Sandwich Tern, 120 Manx Shearwater, 30 Gannet and small numbers of Kittiwake and Common Scoter.
Grounded Migrants
Just 10 Wheatear and single Willow Warbler and Robin were logged.
Two Little Owls sheltered from the wind.