Golden Oriole reappears!

18th May 2011 – overcast W3/4/5
The itinerant Golden Oriole put in another brief appearance late morning.
More movement was evident over the sea (0810-0910), although nothing notable was seen sightings involved 100 Guillemot, 19 Gannet, 17 Kittiwake, 10 Manx Shearwater, 7 Red-throated Diver and small numbers of Razorbill. Sandwich Tern, Common Scoter and Fulmar.
Grounded Migrants
A Cuckoo and Willow Warbler provided some evidence of newly arrived birds.
Diurnal Migration
A House Martin was amongst a further trickle of Swallow.
Wildfowl and Waders
At least 9 Whimbrel remain.
A Silver-ground Carpet was new for the year.