Arctic Terns finally arrive

2nd May 2016 early rain then sunny spells SW3/4
Several checks of the sea through the course of the morning revealed 35 Sandwich Tern, 26 Gannet, 8 Little Tern, 7 Common Scoter, 5 Manx Shearwater, 5 Arctic Tern, 3 Red-throated Diver and a Shag.
Grounded Migrants
A few more migrants than of late with 23 Wheatear, 6 Willow Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler and single White Wagtail and Whitethroat logged.
Diurnal Migration
The trickle of Swallow restarted.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wildfowl included 6 dark-bellied Brent Goose while 2300 Dunlin, 9 Whimbrel and 7 Black-tailed Godwit were the pick of the waders.
Several Little Egret continue to linger.