Mediterranean Gulls

28th May 2022 – bright and sunny N2 then WNW2/3
Early morning observations on the rising tide (0530-0630) were quieter than of late but still revealed 350 Sandwich Tern, 43 Gannet, 33 Guillemot, 28 Common Scoter, 8 Kittiwake, 5 Red-throated Diver, 4 Little Tern, 3 Razorbill and 2 Manx Shearwater.
Grounded Migrants
Two Wheatear were seen.
The long-staying Hooded Crow remains and 2 second-year Mediterranean Gull were logged.
Butterflies and Moths
Butterfly sightings included 20 Small Heath and 14 Wall Brown; two species recently added to the “nationally vulnerable” list.