Wood Sandpiper remains

6th May 2011 – overcast/rain SSE2/3
Early morning observations through the rain and gloom (0730-0830) produced just small numbers of Common Scoter, Red-throated Diver and Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Three Whinchat were the pick of a meagre bunch.
Diurnal Migration
A steady passage of Swallow was evident with 200 birds logged, amongst this movement were 8 House Martin and 6 Swift.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Wood Sandpiper remains in residence.
New additions for the year included Clouded-bordered Brindle, Bright-line Brown-eye and Nutmeg.