Brambling and Stock Dove

27th March 2022 – hazy sun E1
The habitual check of the sea revealed 10 Common Scoter, 7 Sandwich Tern, 5 Shag, 5 Red-throated Diver, 2 Red-breasted Merganser and a Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Just singles of Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Redwing and Mistle Thrush were logged.
Diurnal Migration
Single Brambling and Stock Dove were both new for the year.
Wildfowl and Waders
A total of 95 pale-bellied Brent Geese were recorded and 5 Greenshank were the pick of the waders.
The Hooded Crow is still in residence.
Butterflies and Moths
Peacock and Small Tortoiseshell are still relishing the spring sunshine while new attractions to the moth trap were Small Quaker and Brindled Pug.