Friday, 11 August 2017

 Willow Warblers
 Willow Warblers, Common Whitethroats, Lesser Whitethroats were around the point in good numbers today along with a few Sedge and Reed Warblers, a juvenile Marsh Harrier drifted high out to sea.
The reserve was quiet with few each of Green and Common Sandpipers per MH & CT.
 Hummingbird Hawkmoth in the obs garden
 Bar-headed Goose
At Scotney the massed ranks of 5 species of feral Geese, 4 Common Sandpipers and little else of note. 
 juvenile Yellow-legged Gull at the fishing boats
13.30-17.00 from the fishing boats with AJG:
Common Scoter: 40 up  12 down
Gannet: c100 around
Cormorant: 24 around
Turnstone: 3 down
Arctic Skua: 5 around
Yellow-legged Gull: 2 around both juveniles
Sandwich Tern: 504 down
Common Tern: 8 down
Swift: 3 out
Sand Martin: 153 out
Harbour Porpoise: 6+
Grey Seal: 1
 Sandwich Tern at the fishing boats

Carrying off its tiny catch
4 of the 5 Jersey Tigers in the mv last night. The Great Tit beat me to No.5 leaving me the wings.

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