Lesser Whitethroat new in

17th April 2022 – overcast/murky then hazy sun ESE2/3
Observations over the sea on the rising tide (1000-1100) revealed 217 Common Scoter, 49 Sandwich Tern, 17 Gannet, 12 Red-throated Diver, 5 Shag and a Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 3 Willow Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
A further 1420 Pink-footed Geese headed north just after dawn otherwise the skies were quiet with just 7 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow and single Lesser Redpoll and Siskin logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included single Whimbrel and Greenshank.
Breeding Birds
The first Lesser Whitethroat are now back on territory.
The Hooded Crow continues its residency.