Auks 4, terns 3

8th May 2022 – sunny spells SE2/3
Observations over the sea (0600-0800) again provided variety rather than quantity with 160 Sandwich Tern, 60 Guillemot, 33 Manx Shearwater, 32 Gannet, 32 Common Scoter, 16 Red-throated Diver, 6 Razorbill, 3 Arctic Tern, 2 Puffin and single Black Guillemot, Little Tern and Kittiwake.
Grounded Migrants
Three Wheatear provided the sole evidence of newly grounded birds.
Diurnal Migration
A total of 130 Pink-footed Geese headed north early morning.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 23 Whimbrel.
The two Hooded Crows (adult + second-year) both remain.
Breeding Birds
Reed Warbler are now present at two sites.
Butterflies and Moths
The moth trap attracted a Small Elephant Hawkmoth.