Mediterranean Gulls

14th July 2018 – hot and sunny V1/2
Early morning observations (0700-0800) were led by 2 Mediterranean Gulls amongst 12 Black-headed Gulls along with 88 Manx Shearwater, 54 Common Scoter, 35 Sandwich Tern, 27 Gannet and a Fulmar.
Diurnal Migration
A few Swift were again logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 2264 Curlew, 800 Knot, 88 Dunlin, 46 Grey Plover, 32 Golden Plover, 18 Turnstone and 11 Whimbrel.
A juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker was evidence of post-breeding dispersal and 10 Little Egret were seen.