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Friday 7th May 2021


 Calm, cold and clear first thing again with grounded migrants comprising 4 Blackcaps, a Chaffinch, 2 Chiffchaffs, 4 Lesser Whitethroats, a Reed Bunting, a further increase to 31 Wheatears, 10 Whitethroats and 6 Willow Warblers.

The highlight in amongst the other birds consisted of 2 Great White Egrets which went south at sea along with 2 Common Terns, 21 Dunlin, 6 Buzzards, a Kittiwake, a Sandwich Tern, 15 Swallows, 2 Swifts and maybe the same drake Scaup from Tuesday which again flew south and up the river, this time with a Tufted Duck.

Ringing: Whitethroat 3, Blackcap 3, Willow Warbler 5, Chiffchaff 2