Little Gulls

14th April 2013 – rain clearing later S3/4
Early morning observations (0745-0845) produced 2 adult Little Gulls heading into Morecambe Bay along with 84 Common Scoter, 17 Sandwich Tern, 12 Red-throated Diver, 9 Gannet and 5 Razorbill.
Grounded Migrants
Limited fare with just 2 Wheatear and single Goldcrest, Willow Warbler, Blackcap and Fieldfare logged.
Diurnal Migration
A few Swallow continue to trickle through.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 21 pale-bellied birds and waders included 25 Purple Sandpiper amongst 920 Turnstone and 2 Whimbrel.
Single Little Egret and Hooded Crow remain.
A Hebrew Character was just the second moth of the year.