Ortolan rewards persistence!

9th May 2010 – sunny spells ENE1/2
At last the day dawned with some cloud cover combined with a light easterly wind. The result a vocal Ortolan Bunting that appeared briefly at 1100hrs before heading of to the northeast.
Grounded Migrants
A slight increase in sightings over recent days with a Whinchat, amongst 11 Wheatear, and 8 Willow Warbler logged.
Diurnal Migration
Single Siskin and Lesser Redpoll flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
A single Whimbrel was again the only record of note.