Migrants continue to trickle through

7th May 2008 - hazy sun E4/3
A quiet day over the sea with just the usual suspects logged (0745-0845) totals included 40 Sandwich Tern, 16 Manx Shearwater, 4 Gannet, 4 Guillemot, 2 Common Scoter and single Kittiwake and Red-throated Diver.
Diurnal Migration
Intermittent observations through the morning provided 30 Swallow, 7 Mute Swan, 3 House Martin, 2 Swift and a Tree Pipit.
Grounded Migrants
Obvious new migrants were at a premium but included 12 Wheatear, 6 Willow Warbler and single Grasshopper Warbler and Blackcap.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 70 Whimbrel, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and a Spotted Redshank.