Scaup continues to linger

29th May 2019 – overcast/showers, rain later SSE3/4
Morning observations (0630-0730) produced variety but little quantity. Sightings included: 38 Common Scoter, 30 Sandwich Tern, 24 Guillemot, 23 Arctic Tern, 13 Little Tern, 12 Razorbill, 12 Gannet, 9 Puffin and single Common Tern and Shag.
Grounded Migrants
Two Wheatear were the only migrant passerines noted.
Wildfowl and Waders
The drake Scaup continues to associate with the Eider flock.
Butterflies and Moths
Buff-tip and Dark Arches were new for the year.