Waders begin to return

26th June 2016 – overcast/rain later W3
A morning check of the sea (0800-0900) revealed 245 Common Scoter, 40 Sandwich Tern, 14 Gannet, 5 Guillemot and a Kittiwake.
Wildfowl and waders
Waders included 28 Redshank and single Greenshank, Whimbrel and Common Sandpiper.
A total of 391 moths of 67 species were attracted to the moth trap overnight. Totals were led by 80 Dark Arches and 38 White Satin while new for the year included Garden Tiger, Drinker and Burnished Brass. Immigrants were represented by Silver Y and more Diamond-back Moths