Early returning Pintail

14th June 2014 – bright and sunny NW2
Early morning (0615-0715) provided 60 Manx Shearwater, 40 Common Scoter, 21 Arctic Tern, 20 Guillemot, 12 Sandwich Tern, 10 Little Tern, 6 Kittiwake and an Arctic Skua.
Wildfowl and Waders
A drake Pintail was logged and waders included the first returning Greenshank and Golden Plover while the summering flock of Bar-tailed Godwit held 110 birds.
Newly emerged species included White Satin, Buff Ermine, Peach Blossom, Riband Wave and Flame Carpet .