I spent some time in the south at Sea City to compare migrant passage progress with the north and the west of the country.
As expected, another brutally hot summers day that kept birds in cover, but I did turn up a few early autumn migrants.
Eurasian Hoopoe are one of the early passage arrivals
|Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops)|
|Upcher's Warbler (Hippolais languida)|
|Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas galactotes)|
|Lesser Crested Tern (Sterna bengalensis)|
|White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus l. leucotis)|
|Male House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)|