Gull colony remains in decline!

31st May 2010 – bright and sunny
Early morning observations again produced just small numbers of Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Late movers involved a single Wheatear.
Breeding Birds
The annual gull census revealed that the decline in the size of the gull colony continues unabated with 2,246 pairs of Herring Gull and 9,829 pairs of Lesser Black-backed Gull located.
Butterflies and Moths
The first Red Admiral was logged and The Flame and Epiblema cynobatella were new for the year from the moth trap.
A Harbour Porpoise was offshore.