Hen Harrier moves through and Spotted Flycatchers finally arrive

15th May 2010 – sunny spells NW1/2/3
The flock of 1200 Common Scoter continue to linger, however, additional sightings were limited to small numbers of Gannet, Manx Shearwater, Guillemot and Sandwich Tern.
Grounded Migrants
A scattering of newly arrived migrants involved 12 Wheatear, 4 Spotted Flycatcher and single Lesser Whitethroat, Whinchat and Willow Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
A ringtail Hen Harrier moved through and hirundines were also on the move with 100 Swallow, 3 Sand Martin and a House Martin logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 170 Sanderling and 11 Whimbrel.
A Common Heath was the first to be recorded on the island for over 20 years.