Grasshopper Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat new in

13th April 2009 - hazy sun SE1/2
A single Water Pipit continues to frequent the flooded fields along Biggar Bank.
At least 300 Sandwich Tern were scattered along the western seaboard of the island. Other sightings were limited to small numbers of Gannet, Guillemot, Razorbill and Common Scoter.
Grounded Migrants
Although Grasshopper Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat were newly arrived - both the earliest ever arrival date on the island, additional sightings were limited to a handful of Willow Warbler, 3 White Wagtail and 2 Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
Again scant fare with just 20 Meadow Pipit, 10 Swallow, 8 Jackdaw, 2 Rook, 2 White Wagtail and a Sand Martin logged.
Both Little Egret and Merlin remain.
Water Pipit and White Wagtail.