Common Buzzard and Hooded Crow

10th April 2011 – bright and sunny E3/2/1
Little movement was evident over the sea with just small numbers of Gannet, Red-throated Diver, Common Scoter and Sandwich Tern logged.
Grounded Migrants
The Hooded Crow continues to linger, otherwise just 9 Wheatear, 8 Willow Warbler, 3 White Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap and a Lesser Redpoll were recorded.
Diurnal Migration
A Common Buzzard headed north east amongst a further trickle of Swallow, Sand Martin and Meadow Pipit.
A Water Rail was in suitable breeding habitat.
Rush Veneer, Common Quaker, Small Quaker and Clouded Drab were all new for the year.
Peacock, Small White and Green-veined White were all on the wing.