Little Gull headlines early morning sightings

8th August 2007 - bright and sunny N2
Early morning observations (0615-0715) were led by an adult summer plumaged Little Gull. Other sightings involved 335 Manx Shearwater, 65 Gannet, 45 Common Scoter, 4 Razorbill, 2 Sandwich Tern and a Fulmar.
Grounded Migrants
Totals of 18 Pied Wagtail, 14 Willow Warbler, 5 Stonechat, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Wheatear and a Spotted Flycatcher were indicative of a small movement.
Wildfowl and Waders
Small numbers of Teal and Shoveler are now a daily occurrence and waders included 10 Greenshank, single Whimbrel and the adult Spotted Redshank.