Migration go slow continues

15th April 2017 – sunny spells and showers WNW5
Observations over the sea (0745-0845) revealed 33 Gannet, 25 Sandwich Tern, 21 Common Scoter, 16 Guillemot, 14 Red-throated Diver and 2 Manx Shearwater.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 6 Wheatear and 4 Willow Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
Single Lesser Redpoll and Siskin were amongst a trickle of Swallow.
Wildfowl and Waders
The drake Gadwall continues to consort with 9 Shoveler and waders included 7 Black-tailed Godwit.
A Little Owl was again the best of the rest.