First Tree Sparrows of the autumn

18th July 2022 –hot and hazy sun V1/2
Early morning observations (0630-0730) produced 60 Sandwich Tern, 2 Gannet, 2 Common Scoter and an Arctic Skua.
Grounded Migrants
Four Willow Warbler and 2 Lesser Whitethroat were evidence of migration.
Diurnal Migration
Three Tree Sparrow were recorded – the first of the autumn.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 21 Sanderling, 3 Greenshank and a Common Sandpiper.
Breeding Birds
Sand Martin numbers continue to build with 130 birds logged.
The Hooded Crow put in an appearance and a Water Rail was logged.
Butterflies and Moths
The moth trap held 318 moths of 69 species with White-line Dart the dominant species and V Pug new for the year.