Another Wheatear influx

28th April 2022 – overcast ENE1/2
Sightings over the sea on the rising tide (0630-0730) included 63 Common Scoter, 50 Sandwich Tern, 16 Arctic Tern, 14 Gannet, 9 Guillemot, 4 Red-throated Diver and a Puffin.
Grounded Migrants
A Whinchat was amongst an influx of 32 Wheatear, also seen were 14 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap and single Grasshopper Warbler and Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
A Yellow Wagtail was the pick of a very light passage.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 69 Whimbrel, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Golden Plover and a Snipe.
The Hooded Crow continues in residence and a Peregrine was the best of the rest.
Butterflies and Moths
A Shuttle-shaped Dart was new for the year.