Bottle-nosed Dolphins

3rd July 2019 – bright and sunny/calm NW2/3 later
Early morning sightings over the sea (0630-0730) produced 130 Sandwich Tern, 125 Common Scoter, 25 Gannet, 3 Manx Shearwater, 2 Little Tern, 2 Razorbill and a Kittiwake.
Grounded Migrants
A juvenile Blackcap was the only contender as a newly grounded migrant.
Diurnal Migration
A Grey Wagtail was the first of the autumn.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 3 Black-tailed Godwit and 3 Whimbrel.
A pod of 10 Bottle-nosed Dolphins were offshore early morning.
At least two male Red-veined Darter remain and other sightings included 15 Emperor Dragonflies, 14 Four-spotted Chaser and 3 Black-tailed Skimmer.
Butterflies and Moths
Dark Green Fritillary and Grayling were new for the year.