East to NE light wind, but again occasionally swirling around to NNW towards the harbour entrance. Hot sunshine.
A busy ringing morning with 35 birds of 14 species caught and only one retrap:
Willow Warbler 7
Reed Warbler 2
Garden Warbler 1
Lesser Whitethroat 1
Grasshopper Warbler 1 (retrap)
Tree Pipit 2
Treecreeper 1 dispersing juvenile
Vis: Tree Pipit 7, Yellow Wagtail 1, Grey Wagtail 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2
No hirundines at all!
Pheasant with chicks, a marauding Sparrowhawk made off with one of the chicks.
Roe Deer 3 together
|Oystercatcher, one leucistic bird with a white head|
I seem to recall this, or a similar bird, being around a couple of years ago