Short-eared Owl and Merlin

14th August 2012 – sunny spells S2/3
Little over the sea excepting for a few Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Some evidence of migration at last with 20 Willow Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler and a Spotted Flycatcher logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Three Shoveler were seen and waders included 80 Turnstone, 60 Ringed Plover and 60 Sanderling.
The first Short-eared Owl and Merlin of the autumn were logged.
A poor catch included Dingy Footman, Small Rufous and Fen Wainscot.