Moth provides the highlight

16th June 2024 – sun and showers WNW2/4
Two Arctic Tern were the highlight of another quiet morning over the sea.
Grounded Migrants
A Song Thrush was likely a product of post-breeding dispersal; however, a Chiffchaff was less easy to define.
The Hooded Crow remains and is now attending two hybrid young.
Butterflies and Moths
A bit more activity around the moth trap saw 74 moths of 33 species, although the first island record of Sycamore the highlight. A southern species, it appears there is just one unconfirmed Cumbrian record from 2016.