Terns add offshore variety

3rd May 2022 – overcast/murky/rain clearing E1/2
Morning sightings over the sea produced 190 Sandwich Tern, 34 Common Scoter, 19 Arctic Tern, 12 Guillemot, 13 Gannet, 8 Red-throated Diver, 4 Little Tern, 4 Kittiwake and 3 Shag.
Grounded Migrants
Yesterday’s grounded birds had quickly moved on with just 2 Wheatear logged.
Diurnal Migration
A further 70 Swallow moved through.
Wildfowl and Waders
A pair of Shoveler continue to linger and waders included 250 Knot, 14 Whimbrel and single Greenshank and Common Sandpiper.
The Hooded Crow remains in residence.