Spotted Redshank newly arrived

17th August 2011 –bright and sunny WNW1/2
Grounded Migrants
The first wave of Robin arrived overnight with 14 birds logged, also seen were 17 Whitethroat, 10 Willow Warbler, 6 Sedge Warbler, 2 Wheatear and single Chiffchaff and Whinchat.
Diurnal Migration
Two Tree Pipit flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included a newly arrived Spotted Redshank amongst 16 Greenshank, 7 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, Little Ringed Plover and Whimbrel.
Raptors involved Sparrowhawk, Kestrel and Little Owl.
A Dark Swordgrass was the only immigrant in the moth trap.