Offshore influx of Little Terns

15th May 2011 – rain WSW3/4/5
Observations (0750-0850 & 1345-1445) produced 132 Gannet, 128 Guillemot, 21 Little Tern, 6 Sandwich Tern, 5 Arctic Tern, 3 Red-throated Diver and small numbers of Fulmar, Manx Shearwater, Kittiwake and Razorbill.
Grounded Migrants
A Wheatear was the sole evidence of any recently grounded birds.
Wildfowl and Waders
A late Wigeon was logged and a total of 236 Sanderling and a Whimbrel were the pick of the waders.
The first Heart and Dart of the year was attracted to the moth trap.