First Manx Shearwater appear offshore

4th April 2024 – overcast NE1/2
A check of the relatively calm sea (0700-0800) produced 82 Common Scoter, 70 Sandwich Tern, 17 Razorbill, 17 Red-throated Diver, 11 Red-breasted Merganser, 8 Guillemot, 7 Gannet, 3 Shag and 2 Manx Shearwater.
Grounded Migrants
Limited to single Redwing, Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff.
A flock of 60 Twite was logged and the Hooded Crow remains.