Black Redstart and first Swallow

9th April 2008 - showers V1/2
Morning observations (0830-0930) produced 220 Common Scoter, 30 Sandwich Tern, 8 Red-breasted Merganser, 6 Red-throated Diver, 3 Razorbill and a Gannet.
Diurnal Migration
A limited movement (0830-1030) produced 150 Meadow Pipit, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Sand Martin and the first Swallow of the year.
Grounded Migrants
Although a female Black Redstart was new in the supporting cast was limited to 10 Goldcrest, 2 Wheatear and single Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler
Single Peregrine and Little Egret were logged.
The first Speckled Wood were on the wing.