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Thursday, 15 April 2010

2010 total crashes through 300 barrier

The total of confirmed species now recorded in Britain and Ireland in 2010 has now reached 302 halfway through Week 15. The new additions include -:

1) Eurasian Hobby (an excellent crop of very early migrants);

2) Little Tern (an extremely early bird in East Sussex);

3) WRYNECK (2 migrants neither twitchable);

4) Whinchat (odd early arrival);

5) Garden Warbler (20+ reported, again very early);

6) Wood Warbler (singing male in Norfolk - again very early).