Bits and pieces

23rd July 2008 - overcast/calm
Grounded Migrants
A total of 3 Willow Warbler included the first juvenile of the autumn.
Diurnal Migration
A Grey Heron caused consternation among the gull colony and 80 Swift flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 4 Bar-tailed Godwit and a Whimbrel.
Breeding Birds
Both Grasshopper Warbler and Reed Warbler continue to hold territory and several family groups of Lesser Whitethroat were seen.
Brown Hawker, Common Darter and Blue-tailed Damselfly were logged.