Manx Shearwaters and Whimbrel increase

16th April 2017 – overcast/rain soon WSW2/3/4
A check of the sea on the rising tide (1400-1500) produced 90 Manx Shearwater, 24 Sandwich Tern, 15 Gannet, 4 Red-throated Diver, 2 Fulmar and a Kittiwake
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 6 Wheatear, 3 Willow Warbler and a Chiffchaff.
Wildfowl and Waders
The drake Gadwall continues to consort with 9 Shoveler and waders included 6 Whimbrel.
The Great Spotted Woodpecker continues to hold territory.