The slow autumn passage continues

6th September 2013 – overcast/calm then rain later
A quick check over the sea again produced small numbers of Sandwich Tern.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 33 Wheatear, 10 White Wagtail and single Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
A very light passage produced 30 Meadow Pipit, 10 alba Wagtail, 10 Swallow and a Grey Wagtail.
The Water Rail remains.
Numbers in the moth trap continue to fall but Lunar Underwing and Pink-barred Sallow were both new for the year.