A plod down to The Patch this morning found c40 Common Terns, 6 Sandwich Terns and the 1st summer Little Gull also 2 Black Redstarts behind the sea wall. A half hearted watch from by the seawatch hide with DW and PT found 6 Curlew W and c40 Gannets W and at least 7 Harbour Porpoises off shore.
At the fishing boats c20 Common Terns and c10 Sandwich Terns feeding close inshore allowing a few pictures. Whilst I was there A Hummingbird Hawk Moth came in off the sea and landed briefly on the shingle, 9 Common Scoter flew east and a Turnstone land on the beach.
|Hummingbird Hawk Moth|