Fall conditions

18th August 2011 –overcast/calm
Grounded Migrants
A small fall was evident with 26 Whitethroat, 18 Willow Warbler, 15 Pied Wagtail, 11 Sedge Warbler, 10 Wheatear, 9 Robin, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Blackcap and single Spotted Flycatcher and Garden Warbler logged .
Diurnal Migration
Seven Sand Martin and 2 House Martin were amongst 50 Swallow early morning and single Yellow Wagtail and Tree Pipit also flew through..
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included the long-staying Little Ringed Plover and Ruff amongst good numbers of Greenshank.
At least 4 Little Egret continue to roam the eastern shore.