Sand Martin

24th March 2019 – bright and sunny W4/5
The adult Black Brant was again amongst the Brent Goose flock at Tummerhill Marsh over the high tide.
A check of the sea (0745-0845) produced 57 Common Scoter, 13 Razorbill, 11 Kittiwake, 10 Red-throated Diver and 4 Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Another smattering of birds involved 8 Goldcrest and 3 Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
The first Sand Martin of the year flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
A herd of 30 Whooper Swan rested off the eastern shore and waders included 8 Greenshank.
Two Hebrew Characters were attracted to the moth trap overnight.