Seawatching saves the day

17th May 2009 - sunshine and showers SE5/4/3
Morning observations (0730-0930) produced 200 Gannet, 165 Sandwich Tern, 19 Common Scoter, 15 Razorbill, 4 Guillemot, 4 Manx Shearwater, 3 Shag, 2 Common Tern, 2 Arctic Tern and a dark phase Arctic Skua.
Grounded Migrants
Just 2 Wheatear troubled the scorers.
Diurnal Migration
Small numbers of Swallow, House Martin and Swift continue to move through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Sightings were led by 3 Whimbrel.