Swift and Cuckoo added to year list

1st May 2011 – bright and sunny ENE 5/6
Morning observations (0730-0830) produced 145 Common Scoter, 21 Sandwich Tern, 15 Arctic Tern, 3 Red-throated Diver, 3 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill and 2 Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
A Cuckoo and 5 Wheatear were newly arrived.
Diurnal Migration
Five House Martin were amongst a steady trickle of Swallow and the first Swift of the year was recorded.
Wildfowl and Waders
Two Pink-footed Geese continue to linger and waders included 300 Sanderling, 4 Common Sandpiper and single Greenshank and Whimbrel.
The Hooded Crow continues in residence.