First Wigeon return

1st September 2017 – bright and sunny WNW3/4
A check of the sea revealed a few Gannet fishing offshore .
Grounded Migrants
Sightings included 16 Wheatear, 4 Chiffchaff, 4 White Wagtail, 3 Willow Warbler, 3 Tree Sparrow, 2 Goldcrest and a Whitethroat.
Wildfowl and Waders
The first 3 Wigeon were amongst 7 Shoveler and 42 Teal, waders included Ruff and Black-tailed Godwit.
Finches included 200 Linnet and 110 Goldfinch.
Butterflies and Moths
A small influx of Painted Ladies was noted and immigrant moths involved Rusty Dot Pearl and Dark Swordgrass.