Autumn still to kick off

5th August 2014 – sunny spells SE2/3
Observations provided 58 Common Scoter, 44 Sandwich Tern, 21 Gannet, 13 Manx Shearwater and 6 Little Tern.
Grounded Migrants
Wheatear, Willow Warbler and Whitethroat continue to trickle through.
Wildfowl and Waders
The long-staying Pintail remains while waders included 7 Whimbrel and 3 Greenshank.
Much quieter in the moth trap than of late with just 184 moths of 30 species attracted overnight, however, Willow Beauty and Hedge Rustic were new for the year.