Still little evidence of passage

17th August 2013 – overcast W3/4
Early morning observations produced 400 Sandwich Tern, 120 Gannet, 50 Manx Shearwater, 28 Common Scoter, 3 Arctic Tern and single Red-throated Diver and Common Tern.
Grounded Migrants
The slow trickle of Willow Warbler continues.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 800 Redshank, 300 Dunlin, 120 Turnstone and 18 Greenshank.
A colour-ringed Cormorant was logged – hopefully details will follow.
Frosted Orange was new for the year.