Willow Warblers drop in

10th August 2021 – sun and showers WNW3
A single Shag was the highlight of a quick scan over the sea.
Grounded Migrants
A small fall of overnight migrants produced 52 Willow Warbler, 18 Wheatear, 10 Sedge Warbler, 2 Robin and a Whitethroat.
Diurnal Migration
A light passage produced 20 Sand Martin, 5 House Martin, 5 Sand Martin, 3 Yellow Wagtail and single Sift and Grey Wagtail.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 7 Greenshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit and a Whimbrel.
A juvenile Mediterranean Gull and a Merlin were the best of the rest.
The first Migrant Hawker was on the wing.
Butterflies and Moths
The moth trap attracted 190 moths of 55 species overnight with Hedge Rustic for the year.