Marsh Harrier lingers

29th July 2019 – overcast/rain clearing W2/1
Observations in early morning drizzle (0715-0815) revealed just 230 Common Scoter, 72 Sandwich Tern and 7 Gannet
Grounded Migrants
At least 2 Yellow Wagtail remain and additional grounded birds involved 25 Willow Warbler and 12 Whitethroat.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 40 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper and a Black-tailed Godwit.
A Marsh Harrier continued to hunt over island.
Butterflies and Moths
An influx of Painted Ladies was noted with 165 seen while moths included The Olive - the first of the year.