Willow Warblers morph into Chiffchaffs

29th August 2016 – bright and sunny W2/3
Grounded Migrants
The first 3 Chiffchaff of the autumn were logged along with 4 White Wagtail, 2 Goldcrest and single Redstart, Wheatear and Blackcap, but no Willow Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
A Sand Martin was amongst 20 Swallow.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders include 8 Greenshank and single Curlew Sandpiper, Ruff and Whimbrel.
Immigrants attracted to the moth trap overnight involved Rush Veneer, Diamond-backed Moth and Silver Y.
At least 5 Migrant Hawker were recorded.