First White Wagtail arrives

8th April 2009 - sunshine and showers WSW4/5
Early morning observations (0630-0730) produced 120 Kittiwake, 60 Gannet, 35 Common Scoter, 12 Razorbill, 12 Red-throated Diver, 10 Fulmar, 6 Sandwich Tern, 3 Shag, 2 Manx Shearwater and a Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Only evidenced by the first White Wagtail of the year.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock contained 56 pale-bellied and 3 dark-bellied birds. Also seen were 8 Black-tailed Godwit and 3 Scaup.
At least one Little Egret remains.
A record shot of one of the long-staying female Scaup.