Bits and Pieces

27th April 2009 - overcast/showers then sunny W1
Morning observations in excellent visibility (0800-0900) produced 80 Common Scoter, 20 Gannet, 20 Sandwich Tern, 5 Razorbill, 3 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver and 2 Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Small numbers of migrants remain on the move and totals of 25 Willow Warbler, 20 Wheatear, 5 Blackcap, 5 Sedge Warbler, 3 Lesser Whitethroat and a Whitethroat involved at least some new arrivals.
Wildfowl and Waders
A group of 10 Whimbrel were the pick of the waders.