First Tree Pipit of the autumn

19th August 2021 – overcast/drizzle at times, calm
A quick scan over the sea revealed 30 Sandwich Tern, 10 Common Scoter and 3 Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Another light fall produced 21 Willow Warbler, 9 Whitethroat, 2 Wheatear and a Sedge Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
Visible migration produced 37 Sand Martin, 2 Yellow Wagtail and single Tree Pipit and Grey Wagtail.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 29 Greenshank, 10 Black-tailed Godwit and a Common Sandpiper.
Flocks of 435 Linnet and 110 Goldfinch were targeted by 3 Sparrowhawk and a Merlin.
Butterflies and Moths
Migrant butterflies involved Painted Lady and Red Admiral.