Puffins reappear

10th May 2019 – early rain clearing SE2
An early morning check of the sea (0730-0830) produced 240 Sandwich Tern, 42 Gannet, 30 Guillemot, 26 Common Scoter, 10 Razorbill, 9 Red-throated Diver, 4 Manx Shearwater, 3 Arctic Tern, 3 Kittiwake and 2 Little Tern. Although 2 Puffin proved to be the highlight.
Grounded Migrants
A Whinchat was amongst 26 Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
Sightings involved 3 Tree Pipit, 3 Lesser Redpoll and single Swift and House Martin amongst a trickle of Swallow.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 41 Whimbrel.