Counts from the estuary included c180 Sandwich Tern, 170 Redshank, c50 Mediterranean Gull, 13 Dunlin, five Bar-tailed Godwit with the Curlew and Whimbrel, four Ringed Plover, two Knot, a Common Sandpiper and a Common Tern.
Ringing News: Four Sandwich Tern from the same Welsh scheme were present this morning, including Red KDB, rung in Sep 2015 it has been recorded annually here since 2016, with a couple of recoveries from Namibia in between.
Wildlife News: Overnight light trapping saw a total of 330 moths of 120 species in just three hours before 2am. The only recognised migrants were four Diamond-back, two Rush Veneer and a Four-spotted Footman, but no less than 10 new species for the Warren were recorded.
These fell into four neat categories; definite wanderers, Barred Hook-tip and Pine Hawkmoth; possible new residents, Barred Rivulet and Fen Wainscot.
Likely overlooked residents, Cherry-bark Moth Enarmonia formosana, Hawthorn Ermine Paraswammerdamia nebulella and Sallow Button Acleris hastiana; and establishing European species, Box-tree Moth Cydalima perspectalis, Dark-bordered Pearl Evergestis limbata and Southern Bell Crocidosema plebejana.