Colour-ringed Sandwich Tern

23rd July 2022 – overcast/rain soon SSE2/3
A check of the sea (0700-0800) produced 428 Common Scoter, 240 Manx Shearwater, 60 Sandwich Tern, 35 Gannet, 8 Guillemot and 4 Razorbill.
Grounded Migrants
Warblers were limited to a single Blackcap.
Diurnal Migration
Four Swift flew through.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 200 Dunlin, 55 Sanderling, 2 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper and a Whimbrel.
A colour-ringed Sandwich Tern was seen – initial investigations suggest it had been ringed in North Wales rather than from the nearest local colony.
The Hooded Crow put in another appearance and 8 Raven were the best of the rest.
Three Bottle-nosed Dolphin were offshore early morning.