Climate: SE pressure 4/5 some rain
A day go to simply earlier than the tide when the primary rain fronts had handed via discovered 2 Chiffchaffs, a Goldcrest and a Wheatear on the island, and within the few hours out there a Robin and Wren have been ringed however not earlier than the seize of a ‘management’ Robin (ringed elsewhere). We had suspected new Wrens and Robins on the island over the previous couple of days, this Robin might give some clues as to the place they originate.
A small motion of Meadow Pipits was passing, even this late within the day, whereas a Skylark was on Center because it has been just lately. A sea watch at excessive tide was a hit, yielding 2 Purple-throated Divers, an grownup Gannet, 2 grownup Kittiwakes, 28 Nice Crested Grebes and 16 Guillemots. About 120 Widespread Scoters have been seen, a couple of hung across the island at shut quarters.
The Brent numbered 280,
and a pair of Shelduck favoured the east facet, Three Goosanders and a single Purple-breasted Merganser have been seen after which the common 6 Eider got here into view.
An excellent rely of 220 Curlew was made, additionally current have been 38 Gray Plover, 16 Sanderling and eight Purple Sandpiper. Two Gray Herons and 4 Little Egret have been logged.
At excessive tide the Gray Seals usually check out what is going on on the island.
Ringed: 1 Robin, 1 Wren