Waders begin to build

21st June 2008 - overcast, rain soon SE2
Morning observations (0900-1000) produced 210 Sandwich Tern, 65 Manx Shearwater, 23 Common Scoter and 10 Gannet.
Diurnal Migration
Two Swift flew through ahead of the rain front
Wildfowl and Waders
Wader numbers begin to build and totals included 265 Curlew, 200 Knot, 35 Redshank, 15 Dunlin, 3 Turnstone and 2 Grey Plover.
Breeding Birds
The first brood of shelducklings were noted and a sixth territorial Reed Warbler was located.
A Peregrine hunted over the island.