Wildfowl and Waders continue to build

24th August 2013 – overcast NW3/4
Observations (0645-0815) produced 515 Sandwich Tern, 290 Common Scoter, 44 Gannet, 4 Arctic Tern and single Arctic Skua and Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
A Stonechat was amongst 7 Wheatear and a Spotted Flycatcher was amongst a continued trickle of Willow Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
A Yellow Wagtail was logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wildfowl included 5 Wigeon and 55 Teal while waders included 6400 Oystercatcher, 1050 Redshank, 440 Turnstone, 21 Greenshank, 2 Ruff, 2 Common Sandpiper and 2 Whimbrel.
Four Little Egret and single Little Owl and Merlin were the best of the rest.