Osprey new for the year

7th April 2009 - overcast then sunny spells SW3/4
A single Water Pipit was again in the flooded fields along Biggar Bank early morning.
Observations from dawn (0630-0730) produced 65 Common Scoter, 50 Razorbill, 24 Red-throated Diver, 20 Gannet, 16 Red-breasted Merganser, 12 Sandwich Tern, 6 Kittiwake and a dark phase Arctic Skua.
Grounded Migrants
A total of 11 Wheatear were the only evidence of grounded birds.
Diurnal Migration
The first Osprey of the year flew through early morning.
Single Little Egret and Merlin were logged.