Whinchat and Yellow Wagtail

4th May 2018 – early drizzle then sunny V1
The sea provided 111 Sandwich Tern and 2 Little Tern.
Grounded Migrants
The early morning conditions saw a few more birds in evidence with 56 Wheatear, 20 Willow Warbler, 5 Whinchat, 4 Whitethroat and a Chiffchaff logged.
Diurnal Migration
A Yellow Wagtail flew over.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 46 Whimbrel.
The Ring-necked Parakeet continues to tour the island.
It has been a good spring for controls (birds ringed elsewhere) with Redstart and Linnet added today.
Breeding Birds
An increase in Sedge Warblers was evident at breeding localities.