First Teal begin to return

6th June 2011 – sunny spells NW3
Morning observations (0800-0900) produced small numbers of Gannet, Kittiwake, Guillemot, Razorbil, Sandwich Tern, Manx Shearwater and Common Scoter.
Wildfowl and Waders
The first four Teal returned.
Recent less frequent attractions to the moth trap include Blastobasis lacticolella – the first island record, Scalloped Hazel, Green Carpet, Figure of Eighty, Treble Lines, White Colon, Archer’s Dart, Small Clouded Brindle and Thistle Ermine.
Small Clouded Brindle, Figure of Eighty and Blastobasis lacticolella.