Seawatching again

21st September 2011 – overcast/rain soon SW5/6
Morning observations (0745-0945) produced 77 Kittiwake, 58 Razorbill, 28 Common Scoter, 6 Guillemot, 4 Gannet, 3 Fulmar, 2 Arctic Skua, 2 Red-throated Diver, 2 Manx Shearwater.
Grounded Migrants
Little evidence of any grounded birds with 3 White Wagtail and a Chiffchaff the only sightings logged.
Diurnal Migration
Small numbers of Swallow were observed flying out over the sea.
Wildfowl and Waders
Two Black-tailed Godwit were the pick of the waders.
At least 11 Little Egret remain.
A Black Rustic was new for the year and immigrants involved Rusty Dot Pearl and Silver Y.