It was unexpectedly dry for a period this morning and the wind veered to the south east about 09.30hrs dropping in 3 Willow Warblers, a Chiffchaff and a Grasshopper Warbler which soon disappeared and failed to be caught for ringing.
|Kittiwake resting by the islands|
|Wheatears on Middle|
There is a lot of interest at the moment in waders as many are now passing through on the shore, some in splendid summer plumage, counts today included 2,000 Dunlin, 200 Ringed Plover, 80 Grey Plover flying south and 22 Whimbrel and a Bar-tailed Godwit around the islands.
Ringed:- 2 Willow Warblers, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Linnet, 1 Meadow Pipit [ 529-30]
(DB,AEH,DCT,PT,NDW,PSW, et al) photos AEH