Warblers now on territory

20th April 2014 – bright and sunny NE1/2/3/4/5 rain later
Morning observations provided 50 Common Scoter, 25 Sandwich Tern, 3 Gannet and a Red-throated Diver.
Diurnal Migration
A few Lesser Redpoll and Swallow flew through.
Grounded Migrants
Newly arrived migrants and birds now holding territory included 9 Willow Warbler, 8 Blackcap, 6 Wheatear, 5 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Chiffchaff, 4 White Wagtail, 2 Whitethroat and a Grasshopper Warbler.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock decreased again with just 3 pale-bellied birds remaining.
A Little Egret was the best of the rest.