Osprey leads sightings

24th May 2010 – hazy sun NW3/4
There was an increase in activity on recent days with early morning sightings (0745-0845) producing 35 Sandwich Tern, 32 Guillemot, 30 Common Scoter, 16 Gannet, 6 Razorbill and 5 Manx Shearwater.
Grounded Migrants
The trickle of late moving Chiffchaff continues with another bird logged, otherwise sightings were limited to 4 Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
An Osprey moved through and a trickle of hirundines included 2 House Martin and a Sand Martin.
Further new additions for the year included Heart and Dart, Buff-tip, Puss Moth, Shears and the pyralid Phlyctaenia coronata.