Weather:- NW force 2/3
Counts today of increasing numbers of Whimbrel (10) , Curlew (366). Both male and female Common Scoter stayed close to the island. A female Kestrel was present.
The moth trap was deployed last night with excellent results, especially the 50 Garden tigers caught, although this would be no surprise to those that experienced the huge number of Garden Tiger caterpillars about the island in the spring. See species (right)
(DB et al)