Monday 2nd May 2016

A blustery day but with winds in the south. On the sea today 30 Common Scoters, 2 Red-breasted Mergansers, a Great Crested Grebe, and 5 Sandwich Terns were recorded. Elsewhere 23 Brent Geese were still present, a Short-eared Owl, 15 Swifts, 5 Sand Martins, 80 Swallows, 13 House Martins, 2 Cetti's Warblers, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warblers, 6 Blackcaps, 3 Lesser Whitethroats, 8 Whitethroats, 6 Sedge Warblers, a Ring Ouzel, 23 Yellow Wagtails, and 40 Redpoll sp over. Moths continue to be very scarce with only a single Hebrew Character in the traps.