Migration remains slow

17th August 2007 - sun and showers W4
A brief look over the sea revealed 2 dark phase Arctic Skua harrying small numbers of Sandwich Tern along with Gannet, Manx Shearwater, Fulmar and Common Scoter.
Grounded Migrants
Sightings were highlighted by a Lesser Whitethroat but also included 10 Pied Wagtail, 4 Willow Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 3 Wheatear and single Whitethroat and Robin.
Wildfowl and Waders
The numbers of Teal, Wigeon and Shoveler present on the island continue to increase slowly and a single Black-tailed Godwit was logged.