Waders continue to build

10th August 2018 – heavy showers clearing WNW3
A check of the sea revealed 120 Sandwich Tern, 104 Common Scoter, 60 Manx Shearwater and 24 Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 3 Willow Warbler and 2 Whitethroat.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders were well represented with 1962 Curlew, 800 Knot, 540 Redshank, 270 Sanderling, 88 Grey Plover, 36 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Whimbrel and a Greenshank.
Peregrine and Little Owl were logged.
A colour-ringed Bar-tailed Godwit was seen, the first control for this species on the island.