Again, a valiant recording effort, with good results. But the totals could have been much higher.
Total unduplicated records to 09:40
Arctic Tern 670
Sandwich Tern 32
Great-Crested Grebe - tight flock of 9 distant adult, plus usual 6 close in
Red-Breasted Merganser 14
Turnstone 237 on wooden jetty
Knot c500 old heliport wall
Plus a trickle north of:
Meadow pipits 27
Alba wagtail 15
But the Arctics were still coming through as verified by Kevin's check from south shore 10:00 - 10:30. These records are in addition to the above.
Arctic Tern c200 including one flock of 100
Common Redstart 1 male, seen and heard singing
This Tawny Pinion is also one of Kevins from his trap in SD46A
Middleton Natur Reserve lunchtime
A third Mute is now on nest
Mallard 2 male
Warblers - Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Lesser and Common Whitethroat, Cetti's and Sedge warbler.
Lardge Red Damselfly- first record this year
Another record from breeding area of one of the colour scheme Grey Wagtail