Sunday, 6 September 2015

Friday 4th September 2015

Migration watch; 07.15 - 14.20hrs and 17.35 - 19.15hrs.
Yet another interesting day over the sea, on the move (north unless stated) were 4 Red-throated Diver + 4 south, 541 Fulmar + 4 south, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 36 Manx Shearwater + 2 south, 11 Cormorant + 7 south, 105 Wigeon, 217 Teal, 1 Mallard, 6 Pintail, 16 Common Scoter + 2 south, 3 Velvet Scoter, 3 Oystercatcher south, 3 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 1 Ruff + 1 south, 1 Whimbrel south, 1 Curlew, 3 Arctic Skua + 35 south, 2 Great Skua + 3 south, 1 adult Sabine's Gull at 18.40hrs (the 220th species of the year), 2 Common Gull south, 26 Great Black-backed Gull, 525 Kittiwake, 35 Sandwich Tern + 42 south, 8 Common Tern, 1 Arctic Tern south, 1 juvenile Black Tern, 70 Auk sp + 3 south, 2 Sand Martin south, 1 Meadow Pipit in off and south and 4 Linnet south.
A Little Egret was on the rocks and a Willow Warbler was in the clifftop scrub south of the Hut.
The Green Sandpiper, the Little Egret, 2 Wigeon, 11 Teal and 3 Sand Martin were on Johnson's Marsh, 44 Teal, 4 Wigeon were at Wykeham South Lake and 2 Hobby were seen heading west over the A169 near Wykeham Farm.

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