A few more birds

10th September 2016 – sunny spells W1
An early morning check of the sea revealed just 25 Common Scoter, 3 Gannet and a Red-throated Diver.
Grounded Migrants
A few more birds than of late with totals of 10 Wheatear, 7 Whitethroat, 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 2 Goldcrest and single Spotted Flycatcher, Sedge Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat logged.
Diurnal Migration
The skies were also busier with 130 Meadow Pipit, 27 Grey Wagtail, 15 Swallow, 14 alba Wagtail and 2 Tree Pipit moving through during the course of the morning.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank and single Curlew Sandpiper and Ruff.