The first Blackcap of the year was singing in the Entrance Bushes, part of the first notable arrival of summer migrants with 11 Chiffchaff and at least 10 Wheatear on site and three Sand Martin north. Also overhead 328 Chaffinch, 14 Meadow Pipit and a Siskin.
Wheatear - Lee Collins
Counts from the estuary included 214 Oystercatcher, 93 Curlew, 49 Common Gull, 31 Dark-bellied Brent Geese, 24 Grey Plover, 17 Knot, 15 Sanderling, 14 Ringed Plover, six Greenshank, three Eider and two Sandwich Tern. Elsewhere a pair of Tufted Duck and three Great Northern Diver were offshore and the Cetti's Warbler was at the Main Pond.