Remaining quiet

2nd April 2022 – early showers then sunny spells ENE2
An early morning check over the sea (0700-0800) revealed 127 Common Scoter, 10 Gannet, 5 light-bellied Brent Goose, 4 Sandwich Tern, 3 Red-throated Diver, 2 Red-breasted Merganser and a Shag.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to a Redwing.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 3 Greenshank
The Hooded Crow remains and 6 Twite and 5 Jay were logged.
Breeding Birds
The first Blackcap are now on territory and a drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker hinted at a potential breeding attempt.