First wave of Willow Warbler arrives

2nd April 2024 – early rain clearing/calm
A check of the calm sea (0715-0815) produced 115 Common Scoter, 32 Sandwich Tern, 30 Red-throated Diver, 12 Shag, 3 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Guillemot and a Gannet.
Grounded Migrants
Totals involved 11 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 2 Wheatear and single Redwing and Fieldfare.
A flock of 45 Twite was logged and the Hooded Crow remains.
Two Harbour Porpoise were offshore.