Migration begins to build

6th August 2009 - bright and sunny SW1/2
Grounded Migrants
A smattering of migrants suggests that southbound migration is beginning to kick in with 20 Willow Warbler, 8 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Wheatear, 2 Cuckoo and a Robin logged.
Diurnal Migration
A total of 60 Swallow congregated on wires before dispersing southwards through the morning.
Wildfowl and Waders
A group of 6 Whimbrel passed through.