Sandwich Tern origins revealed

10th August 2019 – overcast/rain/showers SSW5/6/7
Early morning observations (0645-0845) were much hampered by rain which at times reduced visibility to practically zero. However, 305 Common Scoter, 20 Gannet, 15 Manx Shearwater, 7 Sandwich Tern and single Arctic Tern and Fulmar were logged. The high tide tern roost added a further 100 Sandwich Tern and single Common Tern and Little Tern
Grounded Migrants
Grounded birds involved 3 Wheatear and a Yellow Wagtail.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 12 Greenshank.
A colour marked juvenile Sandwich Tern seen on 28th July 2019 had previously been ringed at Cemlyn Bay, Anglesey on 18th June 2019.