April 19th   Leave a comment

The wind was a light south-easterly overnight after some stronger southerly winds during the day. Sufficient to push a lot of seabirds close in to Crail yesterday evening. A steady stream of gannets, kittiwakes, fulmars and common gulls passing with the first puffins of the season further out. This morning there was a willow warbler singing from the Denburn sheep field – the first of the year and about a week earlier than usual. There were also some chiff-chaffs singing from odd garden locations  suggesting they came in last night as well.

A newly arrived willow warbler

Posted April 19, 2017 by wildcrail in Sightings

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