Saturday 26 April 2014

26th April 2014

Weather:- SE force 4 showers
A much quieter day with only a few Willow Warblers and a Chiffchaff this morning, but a male Whinchat was still present from yesterday and 2 Yellow Wagtails and a Tree Pipit went through. Hirundines numbered 16 Swallows, 2 Sand Martins and a House Martins. A Common Sandpiper was around the island and 6 Arctic Terns were recognised off shore as well as 4 Gannets on the sea. No less than 19 Whimbrel were recorded, with 14 in one flock.
Ringed:- 5 Willow Warblers, 1 Chiffchaff.       [ 428-27 ]

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