Manx Shearwater, Great Skua and Little Gull

16th April 2013 – hazy sun SSW4/5
Early morning observations (0830-0930) in the continued reduced visibility were highlighted by 15 Manx Shearwater, 2 adult Little Gull and a Great Skua along with a supporting cast of 28 Common Scoter, 18 Gannet, 9 Arctic Tern, 4 Kittiwake, 3 Red-throated Diver and single Fulmar and Razorbill.
Grounded Migrants
Grounded birds involved 11 Willow Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 5 Wheatear and 3 Goldcrest.
Diurnal Migration
Small numbers of Sand Martin and Swallow moved through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Six Whimbrel were logged.
The Hooded Crow remains.
Another Mottled Grey graced the moth trap.