Friday, 3 August 2018

Friday 27th July 2018

Wader passage was still a feature of the movement off Long Nab but only 10 species were involved today with all birds moving south, 5 Oystercatchers, a Lapwing, a Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 6 Black-tailed Godwits, 52 Knot, 37 Sanderling, 42 Dunlin and 7 Redshanks, also today 2 Shelducks, 77 Teal, 77 Common Scoter, a Sooty Shearwater, 16 Manx Shearwater, 62 Sandwich Terns, 5 Common Terns, an Arctic Tern, a Great Skua, 13 Puffins and 570 Swifts.

Also today 3 Green Sandpipers on Johnson’s Marsh and 2 Whimbrel went south over Cayton.

Finally a Hummingbird Hawk Moth was seen again on the Buddleia on Knipe Point Drive.

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