Black Guillemot headlines

6th May 2022 – overcast/mist/mizzle later SW2
Observations over the sea (0630-0830) again provided variety rather than quantity with 320 Sandwich Tern, 160 Guillemot, 68 Gannet, 38 Manx Shearwater, 14 Razorbill, 13 Kittiwake, 13 Arctic Tern, 3 Puffin, 2 Arctic Skua and a Black Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
Just 9 Wheatear and single Willow Warbler and Blackcap were logged.
Diurnal Migration
A Lesser Redpoll was amongst a continued trickle of Swallow.
Wildfowl and Waders
A drake Gadwall was new in and waders included 3 Whimbrel and a Greenshank.
The long-staying Hooded Crow remains in residence and a second individual was seen.