A quiet day

12th July 2011 – bright and sunny NW2
Early morning observations provided 20 Gannet, 4 Sandwich Tern and an Arctic Tern.
Grounded Migrants
A further trickle of Willow Warbler and Whitethroat was evident.
Diurnal Migration
A few Swift and Sand Martin continue to move through.
Wildfowl and Waders
A couple of Whimbrel were the pick of the waders.
The first Little Egret of the autumn appeared along the island’s eastern shore.
Bird Cherry Ermine, Chevron, Peach Blossom and Shore Wainscot were all less that annual species attracted to the moth trap overnight.
Bird Cherry Ermine, Peach Blossom and Shore Wainscot.