Curlew Sandpiper

14th May 2018 – cloudy start then sunny V1
A check of the sea provided 500 Sandwich Tern, 39 Manx Shearwater, 36 Guillemot, 33 Common Scoter, 21 Gannet, 3 Arctic Tern, 3 Little Tern and single Fulmar and Kittiwake.
Grounded Migrants
Only evidenced by 16 Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
Two Lesser Redpoll were among a further trickle of Swallow.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 1000 Sanderling, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Whimbrel and 2 Curlew Sandpiper.
Today’s colour-ringed birds involved 4 Sanderling and a Black-tailed Godwit.