Latish Sandwich Terns

23rd September 2019 – sunny spells SSW2/3 then SSE3/4
A check of the sea revealed 33 Gannet, 25 Common Scoter, 9 Razorbill, 3 Red-throated Diver and 2 Sandwich Tern.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 3 Goldcrest and single Blackcap and Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
Few birds were moving against the head wind with just 100 Meadow Pipit, 33 Skylark and 3 Grey Wagtail logged.
Butterflies and Moths
The warm overnight temperatures saw more moth activity than of late with 68 of 20 species attracted overnight. A Yellow-line Quaker was new for the year while immigrants involved 4 Silver Y and Dark Swordgrass.