Velvet Scoter remain

3rd May 2010 – bright and sunny N1/2/3
Two drake Velvet Scoter remain but otherwise it was generally quiet over the sea with just small numbers of Sandwich Tern, Gannet, Red-throated Diver and Common Scoter logged.
Grounded Migrants
There was little evidence of any newly grounded birds with 15 Wheatear, 2 White Wagtail and single Willow Warbler and Blackcap considered lingering birds from previous days.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 1000 Dunlin, 450 Sanderling, 4 Golden Plover, 2 Whimbrel and a late Snipe.
Butterflies and Moths
Orange Tip are now on the wing and newly emerged species in the moth traps were Brown Silver-line and Red Chestnut.