Holme Bird Observatory Wednesday 24th April 2019

Highlights today were a Spoonbill, 7 Whimbrel, 10 Ruff, 1 Greenshank, 2 Sandwich Terns, 2 Cuckoos, 1 Merlin, 4 Swallows, 3 Cetti's Warblers, 4 Yellow Wagtails and 2 Siskins.

A Willow Warbler ringed at the Obs today, photographed by Theo de Clermont

Butterflies included Green Hairstreak and Speckled Wood, and in the moth traps a Streamer, 2 Shuttle-shaped Dart, 2 Pine Beauties, 4 Powdered Quakers and a Red Chestnut