A Blackcap day

5th May 2016 sunny spells S2/1
A few Sandwich Tern were logged.
Grounded Migrants
It was a Blackcap arrival day with 21 birds logged along with 11 Wheatear, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Whitethroat and a Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
The trickle of Swallow continued.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 300 Golden Plover, 33 Whimbrel and 2 Black-tailed Godwit.
Breeding Birds
A Water Rail skulked in suitable breeding habitat.
The first moths for 11 nights were attracted to the light trap with Brown Silver-line and Angle Shades new for the year.