Skuas and flycatchers

10th May 2011 – overcast/rain then sunny SSE4/5
Early morning observations (0730-0830) produced 2 Arctic Skua along with 12 Gannet, 4 Red-throated Diver, 2 Sandwich Tern and a Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Two Spotted Flycatcher and singles of Whinchat, Blackcap and Willow Warbler were the only migrants to trouble the scorers.
Diurnal Migration
A small movement of 30 Swallow held 4 Sand Martin.
Wildfowl and Waders
A total of 16 Whimbrel were logged.
The first Comma are now on the wing.