Great Spotted Woodpecker

21st April 2018 – bright and sunny SE2
A few Sandwich Terns were again logged offshore.
Grounded Migrants
Another small fall produced 10 Willow Warbler, 5 Wheatear, 4 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Sedge Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
Pink-footed Geese continue to head north with 110 birds logged. Also seen were 5 Lesser Redpoll amongst a further trickle of Swallow and Sand Martin.
Wildfowl and Waders
Two Whimbrel were logged.
Unusually due to no wintering birds, a migrant female Great Spotted Woodpecker was the first of the year.