Puffin sightings continue

3rd June 2018 – bright and sunny W1/2/3
The remarkable run of Puffin sightings this spring continues with 3 birds logged. Also seen (0645-0815) were 200 Sandwich Tern, 64 Guillemot, 38 Common Scoter, 36 Gannet, 25 Manx Shearwater, 6 Razorbill, 2 Arctic Skua and a Fulmar.
Grounded Migrants
Three Chiffchaff and a Blackcap were considered new arrivals.
Diurnal Migration
Swallow and Swift continue to trickle through.
Wildfowl and Waders
The female Wigeon remains.
Grey Heron has bred on the island for the third successive year and a family party of Raven was seen.
The numbers attracted to the moth trap overnight continue to grow although Silver Y was the only immigrant recorded.