Sandwich Tern influx

24th April 2013 – overcast/murky SW4/5
Morning observations on the rising tide (0900-1000) provided 200 Sandwich Tern, 70 Razorbill, 40 Common Scoter, 25 Manx Shearwater, 20 Guillemot, 9 Gannet, 8 Red-throated Diver, 6 Kittiwake and 2 Arctic Tern.
Grounded Migrants
A total of 30White Wagtail were logged but otherwise grounded birds were limited to 7 Wheatear, 3 Willow Warbler and 2 Blackcap.
Diurnal Migration
A few Swallow were again logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Whimbrel increased with 20 birds seen and 200 Golden Plover were logged.
At least one Little Egret remains.