Arctic Skuas

27th May 2013 – rain S3/4
Morning observations before the weather closed in were led by three Arctic Skua amongst 14 Common Scoter, 13 Sandwich Tern, 11 Manx Shearwater, 10 Gannet, 5 Razorbill, 3 Guillemot, 3 Red-breasted Merganser and single Little Tern and Red-throated Diver.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 70 Bar-tailed Godwit, 50 Knot and 4 Whimbrel.
Breeding Birds
Post-breeding flocks of Starling are already beginning to form while Lapwing, Redshank, Goldfinch and Pied Wagtail are busy feeding young.