First Whimbrel and Lesser Whitethroat arrive

15th April 2016 – overcast NW1/2
Sandwich Terns remain prominent offshore.
Grounded Migrants
A female Ring Ouzel was recorded along with 9 Willow Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 3 Wheatear and single Lesser Whitethroat and Blackcap.
Diurnal Migration
Six Siskin were logged amongst a further trickle of Swallow.
Wildfowl and Waders
The first 4 Whimbrel of the year were logged along with 5 Black-tailed Godwit.
Little Owl and Merlin were the best of the rest.