Hen Harrier

26th August 2021 – bright and sunny after early cloud NE1/2
An early morning check over the sea revealed 70 Common Scoter, 6 Gannet and 2 Shag.
Grounded Migrants
Newly grounded were limited to 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler and single Great Spotted Woodpecker and Whitethroat.
Diurnal Migration
A ringtail Hen Harrier moved through and 23 Tree Sparrow, 3 Grey Wagtail and a Yellow Wagtail were also logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 80 Sanderling and 5 Greenshank.
A total of 485 Linnet were seen and additional raptors involved Merlin. Peregrine, Sparrowhawk and Kestrel.