Spring passage coming to an end!

12th May 2008 - hazy sun E2/3
No coordinated observations were undertaken, however, 20 Sandwich Tern, 5 Little Tern, 2 Arctic Tern, 2 Gannet and 2 Common Scoter were recorded.
Diurnal Migration
Small numbers of hirundines continue to pass through with a total of 20 Swallow logged.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to a single Wheatear.
Wildfowl and Waders
The 2 Pink-footed Geese continue to linger and waders included a flock of 230 Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel and a Purple Sandpiper.
Breeding Birds
At least 3 pairs of Long-tailed Tit are breeding on the island - an unprecedented event.