Black Tern

9th September 2015 – overcast ESE2/3
An evening check over the sea was highlighted by a juvenile Black Tern lingering to feed close offshore. Also seen were 14 Sandwich Tern, 10 Common Scoter, 5 Gannet, 2 Razorbill and a Shag
Grounded Migrants
More low key movement produced 7 Robin, 2 Blackcap and single Spotted Flycatcher, Sedge Warbler and Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
Just 10 Swallow were logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wigeon and Teal numbers continue to build slowly and a Whimbrel was the pick of the waders.
A Merlin and 11 Little Egret were the best of the rest.