Offshore there was also evidence of Spring, the first Little Tern of the year was with 29 Sandwich and three Common Tern. A pair of Eider flew in joining the two immature males with 24 Common Scoter, two Great Northern and two Red-throated Diver also present.
In the estuary the immature Iceland Gull was on Bull Hill but three Whimbrel and eight Black-tailed Godwit were new migrants. Other counts included 93 Turnstone, 29 Curlew, 22 Grey and nine Ringed Plover, two Dunlin, two Mediterranean Gull, the Slavonian Grebe, a Knot and a Greenshank.
Stonechat - Alan Keatley
Wildlife News: A Grey Seal was hauled out on one of the mussel barges.