Further hints of autumn

2nd August 2021 – sunny spells E1
The early morning check of the sea (0545-0645) produced just 73 Common Scoter, 22 Gannet, 14 Sandwich Tern and 7 Manx Shearwater.
Grounded Migrants
Evidence of movement was provided by 6 Sedge Warbler, 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat and a Yellow Wagtail.
Diurnal Migration
Small numbers of Sand Martin and Swallow moved through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 60 Sanderling.
Butterflies and Moths
The moth trap attracted 282 moths of 51 species overnight with Small Rufous the first for the year.