Arctic Skua and Puffin

22nd April 2022 – overcast then sunny spells ENE4/5
Morning observations over the sea (0645-0745) produced single Arctic Skua and Puffin. Also seen were 114 Common Scoter, 100 Sandwich Tern, 29 Gannet, 13 Guillemot, 7 Red-throated Diver and 3 Shag.
Grounded Migrants
Wheatear have finally begun to increase with 21 birds logged. Also seen were 2 White Wagtail and single Sedge Warbler and Whitethroat
Diurnal Migration
Limited to 160 Pink-footed Geese and a trickle of Swallow.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 5 Whimbrel.
The Hooded Crow is still in residence.
Butterflies and Moths
The first Cinnabar are now on the wing.