Migration trickle continues

10th August 2020 – hazy sun/warm and humid NE2
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.
Again quiet over the sea with early morning observations (0615-0715) providing just 70 Common Scoter, 21 Gannet, 17 Manx Shearwater and a Fulmar
Grounded Migrants
A smattering of sightings included 17 Willow Warbler, 8 Sedge Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 4 Robin, 3 Spotted Flycatcher and a Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
Relatively quiet with 15 Swift, 7 Tree Sparrow and 2 Tree Pipit logged.