Arctic Skua

18th August 2015 – bright and sunny start/cloud late WNW2/3
An evening watch on the falling tide produced 30 Sandwich Tern, 10 Gannet and a dark phase Arctic Skua.
Grounded Migrants
Again very limited fare with just 3 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat and single Whinchat and Willow Warbler logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 4 Whimbrel and a Greenshank.
Little Egret remain prominent.
Rosy Rustic, Six stripe Rustic and Hedge Rustic are all newly emerged.