First Greenshank of the autumn

30th June 2012 – sunny spells SW5
Sightings over the sea (0600-0930) included 125 Manx Shearwater, 60 Common Scoter, 51 Gannet, 50 Little Tern, 45 Arctic Tern, 35 Common Scoter, 6 Sandwich Tern, 6 Guillemot, 3 Kittiwake, 2 Razorbill and a Fulmar
Diurnal Migration
Three Swift flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 33 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Greenshank – the latter the first of the autumn.
Butterflies and Moths
The first Meadow Brown was on the wing while White Satin and Clay made their first appearance of the year in the moth trap.