The sea again provides the main interest

30th May 2012 – overcast WSW1/2
The sea (0800-0900) provided a very similar species list to yesterday, although in reduced numbers, with 32 Manx Shearwater, 31 Gannet, 21 Common Scoter, 11 Guillemot, 6 Sandwich Tern, 5 Kittiwake and single Little Tern and Arctic Tern logged.
Grounded Migrants
A Willow Warbler was the sole evidence.
Diurnal Migration
A few Swallow remain on the move.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 120 Dunlin, 30 Knot and 20 Sanderling.
A Short-eared Owl continues to hunt the island.
Highlights from the moth trap included the first Brimstone of the year and a Cockchaffer!.