Sandwich Tern numbers begin to build

22nd March 2024 – sunny spells W3/5
Observations over the sea on the rising tide (0700-0900) produced 116 Kittiwake, 62 Common Scoter, 35 Sandwich Tern, 16 Red-throated Diver, 14 Red-breasted Merganser, 7 Gannet, 7 Razorbill, 6 Guillemot and 2 Fulmar.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 3 Chiffchaff.
Diurnal Migration
A Siskin was amongst a trickle of Meadow Pipit and Pied Wagtail.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 425 light-bellied birds and 800 Golden Plover were logged.
The Hooded Crow remains and 30 Twite were logged.
Butterflies and Moths
The moth trap produced Early Grey and Early Thorn.