7th June 2024

A warmer day, with sunny intervals, blustery south-west winds and a high of 18 degrees C. Nine Manx Shearwaters, a Red-throated Diver and nine Sandwich Terns flew north during a morning seawatch. Two Teal, a Shoveler and two Dunlin were on the outer head, with four Grey Herons also touring the freshwater sites. Another Marsh Warbler was located early morning, with a singing male in the Bay Brambles. Other migrants were two Short-eared Owls, 132 Swifts moving south ahead of a cloud bank, a Spotted Flycatcher at South Landing and one Siskin. Elsewhere, a lone Hobby flew west over Sewerby Hall.

Marsh Warbler, Bay Brambles, by Craig Thomas