21st July

Samey scorching conditions and a samey selection of birds today. At the Bill, passerine migrants consisted of 5 Willow Warblers, 2 Grasshopper Warblers and 2 Sedge Warblers on the ground and a trickle of Sand Martins overhead; 2 Whimbrel, a Ringed Plover and a Dunlin also passed over, whilst the sea selection included 25 Mediterranean Gulls, 23 Common Scoter, 2 Yellow-legged Gulls and a Balearic Shearwater. Elsewhere, 90 Common Terns, 30 Dunlin and a Knot were at Ferrybridge.