First thing this morning DW caught the Grasshopper Warbler below in the Heligoland Trap
In the lighthouse garden a Nightingale was singing half heartedly, also there several Chiffchaffs, Willow Warblers and Blackcaps.
When I eventually got to the sea it was much quieter than yesterday.
08.35-10.45Brent Goose: 108E
Common Scoter: 258E 13W
Red-breasted Merganser: 2E
Red-throated Diver: 10E
Black-throated Diver: 1E
Great Skua: 1E
Arctic Skua: 6E all DP
Mediterranean Gull: 2E 2W
Little Gull: 8E
Sandwich Tern: 81E
Common Tern: 87E
Green Tiger Beetle by the path to Dennis's hide
On the reserve from Dennis's Hide 2 Garganey made a short visit to Burrowes also a Black-necked Grebe there.
Mediterranean Gull, Scotney
A wander around the back of Scotney found of note 4 Mediterranean Gulls, 2 Common Buzzards, 2 Marsh Harriers, 8 Yellow Wagtails, 7 Corn Buntings, 3 Pintail and several Skylarks.
Yellow Wagtail, Scotney
While scanning the ARC for non existent Sand Martins a party of 14 Little Gulls dropped in for a couple of minutes, they had a quick bath and a shake then they were gone. A black-necked Grebe was on the lake. Over the road on the New Diggings another Black-necked Grebe along with a Slavonian Grebe.