Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
It was a day of moderate north-westerly winds, generally cloudy skies with periodic drizzle. Seawatching highlights included two Eiders flying south, a Manx Shearwater north, 11 Sandwich Terns, a Common Tern and 112 Puffins also north.
A White-fronted Goose frequented fields near Micklemires (opposite the entrance to Thornwick CP), three Tufted Ducks were on North Marsh, a Green Sandpiper on Thornwick Pools, three Whimbrel on the Golf Course and 44 Turnstones at South Landing. Passerine migrants included a White Wagtail, one Grey Wagtail and a Garden Warbler.