Common Sandpiper

23rd April 2022 – hazy sun ENE4/5
Morning observations over the sea (0630-0830) produced 370 Sandwich Tern, 78 Razorbill, 57 Common Scoter, 30 Common Gull, 12 Red-throated Diver, 10 Guillemot, 4 Kittiwake, 3 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Manx Shearwater and single Arctic Tern and Fulmar.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to a Wheatear
Diurnal Migration
The slow trickle of Swallow continues.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 4 Whimbrel and the first Common Sandpiper of the year.
The Hooded Crow is still in residence and Merlin and Peregrine were the best of the rest.