First Wheatear of the autumn

14th July 2022 – sun and early showers NW3/4
A look over the sea at high tide revealed 28 Manx Shearwater, 23 Sandwich Tern, 17 Gannet, 3 Common Scoter and 2 Guillemot.
Grounded Migrants
The first Wheatear of the autumn was logged.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders numbers continue to build with 1044 Oystercatcher, 665 Curlew, 424 Redshank, 70 Dunlin, 57 Ringed Plover,18 Grey Plover, 15 Whimbrel, 7 Sanderling, 5 Greenshank, 2 Turnstone, 2 Knot and a Snipe logged.
Grey Heron were outnumbered by Little Egret 2:1 with 18 and 37 birds logged respectively.