Southbound Cuckoo

5th July 2014 – sunny spells NW3/4
Morning observations (0630-0900) recorded 135 Gannet, 160 Common Scoter, 4 Manx Shearwater, 3 Fulmar, 3 Kittiwake, 2 Sandwich Tern and a Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
The first Cuckoo of the autumn was logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The drake Pintail remains in residence and waders included 6 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Common Sandpiper.
Short-cloaked Moth was new for the year.