Ruff new for the year

18th May 2014 – sunny spells S2/3
Observations (0730-0830) were again led by a movement of Common Scoter with 320 birds recorded. However the supporting cast was limited to 4 Gannet and 3 Guillemot.
Diurnal Migration
Low numbers of Swallow and House Martin, moved through.
Grounded Migrants
Only evidence by 12 Wheatear.
Wildfowl and Waders
The 2 dark-bellied and single pale-bellied Brent Goose remain and waders included 340 Ringed Plover, 6 Whimbrel and a Ruff.
The micro Acleris badiana was the first island record.
Acleris badiana.