Mass clear out

20th April 2010 – bright and sunny WNW4
Early morning observations (0615-0715) produced 160 Razorbill, 72 Gannet, 48 Sandwich Tern, 19 Common Scoter, 14 Guillemot, 9 Red-throated Diver, 6 Fulmar, 4 Kittiwake and a Red-breasted Merganser.

Grounded Migrants
The majority of birds from yesterday’s fall quickly moved on overnight with just 14 Wheatear and 2 Willow Warbler remaining.
Wildfowl and Waders
The 2 Gadwall and a solitary first-summer male Goldeneye continue to linger and waders included 14 Golden Plover and a Whimbrel.