Goosander headlines

22nd April 2013 – overcast SSW3/4
Early morning observations  (0800-0900) provided a drake Goosander among 135 Common Scoter, 26 Sandwich Tern, 25 Manx Shearwater, 17 Gannet, 10 Kittiwake, 6 Guillemot, 5 Red-throated Diver, 4 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Razorbill, 2 Arctic Tern and a dark phase Arctic Skua.
Grounded Migrants
Two Whinchat – the first of the year, were amongst 10 Wheatear and 33 White Wagtail otherwise movement remains slow with just single Whitethroat, Blackcap and Willow Warbler logged.
Diurnal Migration
A few Swallow moved through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 130 Golden Plover and 7 Whimbrel.
Additional sightings included 2 Raven and 2 Little Egret.