First Red-throated Diver of the autumn

2nd September 2021 – overcast NE1
An early morning check over the sea (0700-0800) revealed 153 Common Scoter, 24 Gannet, 2 Shag and the first Red-throated Diver of the autumn.
Grounded Migrants
A smattering of birds involved 4 Willow Warbler, 3 Wheatear, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Spotted Flycatcher and single Goldcrest and Whitethroat.
Diurnal Migration
A flock of 146 Tree Sparrow was logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Teal numbers continue to build with 130 birds logged. Waders included 10 Greenshank and 4 Black-tailed Godwit.