First Merlin reappears

4th August 2008 - sunshine and showers W3
Again disappointingly quiet over the sea early morning (0615-0715) with just 40 Common Scoter, 22 Sandwich Tern and 14 Gannet logged.
Grounded Migrants
A few birds continue to trickle through with 10 Willow Warbler and 5 Whitethroat logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
At least 2 Green Sandpiper were seen along with 6 Greenshank and 2 Common Sandpiper.
The first Merlin of the autumn was seen and a Barn Owl hunted at dusk. At least 2 Little Egret remain.