First Spotted Flycatcher arrives

4th May 2022 – overcast/murky/rain clearing SW2 then WNW3/4
Morning sightings over the sea in limited visibility produced 67 Common Scoter, 50 Sandwich Tern, 15 Gannet, 11 Guillemot, 4 Kittiwake, 3 Arctic Tern, 3 Manx Shearwater, 3 Red-throated Diver and 2 Tufted Duck.
Grounded Migrants
A few more birds on offer this morning with 13 Wheatear, 11 Willow Warbler, 3 Whinchat and single Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler and Spotted Flycatcher logged – the latter the first of the year.
Diurnal Migration
A group of 30 Sand Martin were seen.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included: 1080 Knot and 8 Whimbrel.
The Hooded Crow remains in residence.