Another Yellow Wagtail

8th May 2018 – sunny spells/rain later SW1/2
A check of the sea revealed 2000 Common Scoter along with 200 Sandwich Tern, 170 Manx Shearwater, 70 Guillemot, 21 Red-throated Diver, 18 Gannet, 8 Razorbill, 4 Little Tern and 5 Kittiwake.
Grounded Migrants
Although the third Yellow Wagtail of the spring was logged additional sightings were limited to 19 Wheatear, 3 Chiffchaff and single Whitethroat, Willow Warbler and Blackcap.
Diurnal Migration
Swallows continue to just trickle through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 1000 Dunlin, 110 Sanderling and 36 Whimbrel.
The 2 Ring-necked Parakeets remain.