Returning Common Sandpiper

1st July 2011 – bright and sunny W2
Just small numbers of Gannet, Common Scoter, Arctic Tern and Guillemot were logged early morning.
Grounded Migrants
The first Great Spotted Woodpecker of the autumn was perhaps the result of post-breeding dispersal rather than migration, however, the trickle of Willow Warbler continues with four birds logged
Wildfowl and Waders
The Black-tailed Godwit remains and the first Common Sandpiper of the autumn was newly arrived.
A Peppered Moth was a less than annual visitant to the moth trap.
Peppered Moth.