Manx Shearwaters appear offshore

13th April 2017 – sunny spells WSW3/4
An evening seawatch on the falling tide (1715-1815) produced the first Manx Shearwaters of the year with 24 birds logged. Also seen were 53 Sandwich Tern, 22 Common Scoter, 17 Gannet, 7 Red-throated Diver and 4 Kittiwake.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 400 Golden Plover and a Greenshank while the drake Gadwall remains.