Monday, 8 June 2015
A very pleasant day with stunning clear skies and sunny conditions was nevertheless accompanied by a nagging and very chilly northerly wind. A scattering of noteworthy sightings comprised the following: a good gathering of waders around The Narrows, with the year's first Black-tailed Godwit, five Curlews, two Purple Sandpipers and three Ringed Plovers. Inland, singles of Common Redstart and Song Thrush were recorded along with nine Sedge Warblers, two Whitethroats, one Blackcap, five Chiffchaffs, three Willow Warblers, five Spotted Flycatchers and a Lesser Redpoll. A single Swift flew overhead with one Grey Wagtail.