Lesser Whitethroat and Garden Warbler arrive

24th April 2011 –bright and sunny NW1/2/3
Morning observations (0745-0830) produced 122 Common Scoter, 30 Sandwich Tern, 8 Red-throated Diver and small numbers of Gannet, Guillemot and Razorbill.
Grounded Migrants
Both Garden Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat were newly arrived with 9 Wheatear, 7 Willow Warbler, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff and a Blackcap also seen.
Diurnal Migration
A Lesser Redpoll was amongst small numbers of Swallow.
Wildfowl and Waders
A Greenshank was the pick of the waders.
Both Little and Barn Owl were seen early morning.
White Ermine was new for the year.
Sedge Warbler.