Ruff remains in residence

14th September 2018 – overcast/showers SW4/5
Observations on the rising tide produced 200 Common Scoter, 14 Gannet, 8 Sandwich Tern, 6 Red-throated Diver, 6 Shelduck, 4 Pintail and a Manx Shearwater.
Grounded Migrants
A few more grounded birds than of late with 12 White Wagtail, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Wheatear and single Spotted Flycatcher and Goldcrest.
Diurnal Migration
A single Grey Wagtail was logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Ruff remains in residence.
A Little Owl was the best of the rest.
Square-spot Rustic dominated the overnight moth attraction which included the first Lunar Underwing of the year.