Green Sandpiper and Cuckoo

19th August 2020 – bright start/rain later SE3/4
Please note that South Walney Nature Reserve is now open though the hides, visitor centre and toilets remain closed to comply with social distancing measures.
Still quiet over the sea with just 30 Sandwich Tern and single Gannet and Razorbill logged.
Grounded Migrants
Grounded brds were limited to 14 Willow Warbler, 5 Whitethroat and a Cuckoo.
Diurnal Migration
Just 10 Tree Pipit, 3 Tree Sparrow and a Grey Wagtail flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 4 Whimbrel, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit and a Black-tailed Godwit amongst 2380 Curlew along with 2 Common Sandpiper and a Green Sandpiper.
At total of 10 Raven and 3 Peregrine were the best of the rest.
A Painted Lady was amongst a handful of Red Admiral.