Arctic Skuas

16th May 2021 – early rain clearing SE2
A check of the sea as the rain cleared (0645-0845) produced 2 dark morph Arctic Skua along with 433 Sandwich Tern, 93 Gannet, 73 Common Scoter, 51 Guillemot, 35 Kittiwake, 3 Arctic Tern, 2 Red-throated Diver and a Little Tern.
Grounded Migrants
A single Spotted Flycatcher was amongst 12 Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
Two Lesser Redpoll and a House Martin moved through.
Breeding Birds
Water Rail continue to hold territory in suitable breeding habitat.