Hooded Crow remains

22nd April 2011 – hazy sun E2/3
Just small numbers of Gannet, Common Scoter and Sandwich Tern were logged during a brief check over the sea.
Grounded Migrants
With little change in the weather conditions there was little change in the birds recorded. A further influx of Whitethroat and Sedge Warbler was evident with 2 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Grasshopper Warbler and single Blackcap and Fieldfare also logged.
Diurnal Migration
A further trickle of Swallow was evident.
Wildfowl and Waders
A group of 5 Whimbrel were recorded.
The Hooded Crow put in another appearance early morning.
Amongst the attractions to the moth trap overnight were Tawny Shears and Chamomile Shark - both new for the year.
Grasshopper Warbler.