First Whooper Swans move through

26th September 2007 - bright and sunny NNE4/5
Observations (0700-1900) provided totals of 34 Kittiwake, 34 Gannet, 25 Common Scoter, 20 Red-throated Diver, 19 Sandwich Tern, 5 Razorbill and 2 Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Only evidenced by single Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Song Thrush and Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
Headlined by 1855 Pink-footed Geese and 3 Whooper Swan, while 200 Meadow Pipit, 40 Swallow, 20 Skylark, 10 Linnet, 5 alba Wagtail, 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 House Martin and single Song Thrush and Siskin added variety.
Wildfowl and Waders
A flock of 760 Sanderling and a single Black-tailed Godwit were logged.
Merlin, Peregrine and 2 Little Owl continue to hunt the island.