Tuesday, 3 May 2016

3rd May 2016

Weather: WNW force 4/5
Two Whimbrel unusually on top of the island (AEH)
A few birds were again present on a westerly flow including 3 Willow Warblers, a Grasshopper Warbler and 3 White Wagtails, while 22 Goldfinches and 3 House Martins passed through. A Common Sandpiper was around the island. On the sea 28 Gannets were logged also 2 Great Crested Grebes, 20 Common Terns, 6 Sandwich Terns, 42 Common Scoter and a Kittiwake. 
To be seen on the shore were 16 Whimbrel and 3 Little Egrets. Both sexes of Peregrine were noted today.
The pair of Swallows are still nesting (AEH)
Ringed: 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Linnets.

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