Artic Skua LM out.
RTDiver 2 in
Manx shearwater 12 in.
Gannet 5 out.
Guillemot 5 out.
Common Scoter 4 in.
Other morning records:
Gannet 18 distant and 3 very close
Sanderling 5 out
Grey Plover flock of 14 out
Mediterranean gull 2 x 2nd calendar year. One with a dusky head is new to area.
This bird was seen by three observers in different (south side) locations today.
Arctic tern one initially on No.2 outflow, later switched to No.1.
These excellent pictures by Janet are incredibly difficult in the teeth of a gale!
Sandwich tern - 15:15 - 16:15 a steady drift of birds out 1,2,1,2,4,1 & 1
The last one hung around the inner harbour
Terns 5 around outflows late evening in fading light, probably Arctic.
Rock pipits 1 at lighthouse plus 1 on saltmarsh
Wheatear 1 male in morning on salt marsh plus 1 female in Fishers yard in afternoon