First House Martin arrives

7th April 2024 –showers S4/8
Observations over the sea (0730-0830) revealed 315 Common Scoter, 9 Gannet, 6 Red-throated Diver, 4 Sandwich Tern and 2 Kittiwake.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to 3 Wheatear and single White Wagtail and Willow Warbler.
Diurnal Migration
Three Swallow and 2 House Martin flew through – the latter the first of the year.
Wildfowl and Waders
The Brent Goose flock held 500 light-bellied birds.
The Hooded Crow remains.