Sandwich Tern influx

8th September 2017 – sunshine and showers W4/5
Observations on the rising tide (1230-1330) produced 100 Sandwich Tern, 90 Kittiwake, 36 Gannet, 16 Common Scoter, 3 Manx Shearwater and a Fulmar. A further 600 Sandwich Tern were present on the falling tide.
Grounded Migrants
There was only slight evidence of newly grounded birds with just 6 White Wagtail, 2 Wheatear and single Willow Warbler and Goldcrest logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
There were 23 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and a Ruff amongst 1640 Redshank.