Arctic Terns move through

3rd May 2011 – bright and sunny E3/4
Early morning observations (0730-0830) saw several small flocks of Arctic Tern totalling 135 birds heading into Morecambe Bay. Also seen were small numbers of Sandwich Tern, Guillemot, Gannet, Red-throated Diver and Common Scoter.
Grounded Migrants
At least 4 Whinchat were amongst 21 Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
The continued trickle of Swallow contained 5 House Martin.
Wildfowl and Waders
A total of 45 Whimbrel were seen and 850 Sanderling were logged.