Cormorant origins revealed

9th August 2019 – early rain clearing to sun and showers SE6/5/4/3
Another very quiet morning over the sea (0630-0730) with just a few Sandwich Tern, Common Scoter and Gannet recorded.
Grounded Migrants
Grounded birds involved 10 Sedge Warbler, 4 Willow Warbler, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Blackcap and 2 Whitethroat.
Diurnal Migration
A group of 3 Swift flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 200 Dunlin, 20 Turnstone and 6 Knot.
Two colour ringed Cormorants had previously been ringed at Puffin Island, Anglesey on 18th June 2011 and Denny Island, Bristol Channel on 7th June 2015.