Short-Eared Owl. 10:00 it flew in off the sea in a NE direction and appeared to land on the east side of the saltmarsh rocks. It couldn't be relocated visibly and the area was left undisturbed.
Stonechat 1 female briefly on saltmarsh
Wheatear 1 male on Ocean Edge foreshore
Rock pipit 1 on saltmarsh
Meadow pipit - much increased low passage to NE. Aggregate of all records 530
Merlin, probably a male, children's play area
Sand Martin 1 north
Pink-footed goose 2 north
Swan spp 19 very distant heading north were likely to have been Whooper
Sparrowhawk 1 very high to NE
Stock Dove 1 to NE from Middleton Nature Reserve
Chiffchaff at least one on Middleton Nature Reserve
Pale-Bellied Brent goose
13 at the children's play area on the flooding tide, notably split into two groups of 6 and
There were 14 on Red Nab just before high water, and included the two Canadian ringed birds, which explained the separate "family" group of 6 earlier.