Greenshank numbers begin to build

11th August 2017 – overcast/rain at times SW5/6
Observations on the rising tide (1220-1320) produced 76 Common Scoter, 70 Manx Shearwater, 5 Gannet and 3 Little Tern. A flock of 440 Sandwich Tern roosted over the tide.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to a handful of Willow Warbler.
Wildfowl and Waders
A total of 27 Greenshank, 8 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Whimbrel were amongst 550 Redshank.