4th August

Another small arrival of migrants overnight saw a minimum of 10 Willow Warblers in the obs garden as well as another 14 between the Crown Estate field and Culverwell in addition to 2 Sedge Warblers, 12 Common Whitethroat and 6 Wheatear. Amongst the trickle of hirundines was a single Yellow Wagtail as well as the first 4 Tree Pipits of the autumn. At sea, 38 Manx Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, around 30 Common Scoter, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 42 Sandwich terns were logged. At Ferrybridge there was 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, 7 Sanderling, 9 Sandwich Terns, 3 Shelduck, 30 Ringed Plover, 1 Redshank, 2 Curlew and 70 Dunlin