Friday, 29 July 2016
A marked arrival of 69 Willow Warblers occurred overnight with the majority feeding in the Nant area. A few other migrants made it through, such as two Sedge Warblers, one Whitethroat, three Blackcaps, two Chiffchaffs, and one Lesser Redpoll whilst one Kestrel, three Sand Martins and two Grey Wagtails flew overhead. A single Arctic Tern was watched off the North End with 1089 Manx Shearwaters also seen at sea. Narrows counts amounted to eight Purple Sandpipers, one Dunlin, eight Whimbrels, 37 Curlews, three Redshanks, one Common Sandpiper, and 24 Turnstones.