Late Whinchat

5th October 2012 –sunshine and heavy showers SW 4
Morning observations (0815-0915) provided 130 Common Scoter, 40 Gannet, 33 Razorbill, 3 Red-throated Diver, 2 Kittiwake and a Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
A late Whinchat was the only bird of note.
Diurnal Migration
Little was on the move due to the conditions with just 120 Meadow Pipit, 20 Skylark and 3 Jackdaw noted.
Wildfowl and Waders
A group of 6 Whooper Swan drifted on the tide.
At least 14 Little Egret remain and a Peregrine was logged.