Even the seabirds failed to perform

18th May 2022 – hazy with sunny spells SSW3/4
Early morning observations over the sea (0600-0800) continued to provide though the variety of species was reduced with 180 Guillemot, 150 Gannet, 65 Sandwich Tern, 46 Razorbill, 41 Manx Shearwater, 37 Kittiwake, 8 Common Scoter, 5 Red-throated Diver and 4 Red-breasted Merganser logged.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to a single Wheatear.
Diurnal Migration
Small numbers of Swallow continue to move through.
The long-staying Hooded Crow remains.
Butterflies and Moths
The moth trap attracted 92 moths of 25 species with the nationally scarce White Colon along with Heart and Dart, Purple-bar and Setaceous Hebrew Character - all new for the year.