Tuesday, 8 April 2014
Tuesday 8th April
A first summer drake Surf Scoter off the seawall this evening with c70 Common Scoter was the highlight, the 12th site record and the first new bird at the Warren since January 2009. Also offshore two Velvet Scoter and five Manx Shearwater. Elsewhere the first Whimbrel of the year flew north and the first Common Tern headed into the estuary with 15+ Sandwich Tern, the Glaucous Gull remained around the estuary mouth and migrants were limited to eight Swallow and two Wheatear.