Migration continues to dawdle

27th August 2013 – bright and sunny NW3/4
A few Sandwich Tern were again offshore.
Grounded Migrants
Two Stonechat and 2 Whinchat amongst 7 Wheatear and 6 Sedge Warbler and 3 Whitethroat were amongst a continued trickle of Willow Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
The juvenile Marsh Harrier again drifted across the island, hirundines involved 100 Swallow, 4 Sand Martin and 2 House Martin while 15 Tree Sparrow, 3 Tree Pipit and 3 Grey Wagtail were also logged.
A Merlin was the best of the rest.
Distant record shot of the Marsh Harrier.