Wood Sandpiper

30th August 2015 – sunny spells S1
A calm sea provided 125 Sandwich Tern, 55 Common Scoter and small numbers of Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
A few more birds were in evidence than of late with 14 Robin, 4 Willow Warbler, 3 Goldcrest, 3 Whitethroat and single Sedge Warbler and Wheatear logged.
Diurnal Migration
A light passage was noted with 150 Swallow, 10 Meadow Pipit, 6 Grey Wagtail, 6 Pied/White Wagtail, 5 Reed Bunting, 3 Sand Martin and 2 Tree Pipit recorded.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 20 Greenshank, 4 Ruff, 4 Whimbrel and a Wood Sandpiper.
Raptors involved 2 Merlin, Kestrel and Sparrowhawk.