First Sandwich Tern

24th March 2020 – hazy sun SSE2/3
Please note that in line with the advice on essential travel Walney Bird Observatory has closed until further notice.
An early morning socially isolated check of the sea (0630-0830) produced 95 Common Scoter, 22 Red-throated Diver, 10 Guillemot, 6 Razorbill, 6 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Kittiwake 2 Gannet and 2 Sandwich Tern.
Grounded Migrants
Five Goldcrest and a Wheatear were logged.
Diurnal Migration
A Lesser Redpoll flew through.
The Hooded Crow put in another appearance.