Puffin influx

25th May 2015 – overcast W3
Morning observations (0730-0900) produced a total of 4 Puffin amongst 300 Guillemot and 20 Razorbill. Also logged were 83 Manx Shearwater, 24 Common Scoter, 24 Gannet, 22 Sandwich Tern, 14 Kittiwake and 2 Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
A singing Lesser Whitethroat was recorded.
Diurnal Migration
Small numbers of Swallow and House Martin continue to trickle through.
Wildfowl and Waders
The group of 4 Black-tailed Godwit remain.
The number of moths attraxcted to the light trap overnight continue to increase and included an immigrant Silver Y amongst 100 Brown Silver-line whilst Garden Carpet, Small Square Spot and Clouded Bordered Brindle were all new for the year.