Marsh Harrier

7th August 2019 – sunny spells W3
Another quiet day over the sea (0630-0730) with just 25 Common Scoter, 6 Sandwich Tern, 5 Gannet, 5 Little Tern, 3 Common Tern and an Arctic Skua logged.
Grounded Migrants
Grounded birds involved 5 Willow Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler, 4 Yellow Wagtail and 3 Whitethroat.
Diurnal Migration
A Tree Pipit was logged.
A Marsh Harrier hunted the island.
Butterflies and Moths
Painted Ladies were much reduced in number with just 100 logged.