Little Egret bonanza

2nd September 2008 - sun and increasingly heavy and thundery showers SW2
Early morning (0630-0730) produced 375 Common Scoter, 27 Sandwich Tern, 12 Gannet, 4 Red-breasted Merganser and a Shag.
Grounded Migrants
Just small numbers of White Wagtail, Wheatear and Chiffchaff were logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Teal and Wigeon numbers continue to increase daily and waders included 4 Greenshank and a Black-tailed Godwit.
A record breaking flock of 18 Little Egret were logged along with a Merlin.