Sunday 28th August 2016

A mixed day weather wise but some bird activity was recorded; on the sea a female Eider, 100+ Common Scoters, 4 Fulmars, 6 Manx Shearwaters, 54 Gannets, 3 Arctic Skuas, 30+ Sandwich Terns, and 35 Common Terns were counted, while on the NWT reserve a Little Stint, 4 Green Sandpipers, a Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank and 20 Snipe were of note. At the NOA reserve a Tawny Owl was calling from the pines, and a Cetti's Warbler was calling west of Thornham Sluice.

In the moth trap there were few moths but this Webb's Wainscot was among them - Holme Bird Obs, August 2016