I spent the most the morning sitting in the garden sky watching while waiting for the carpet fitters to arrive. In that time up to 8 Common Buzzards and 4 Marsh Harriers were over the fields with numerous Corvids, also a single Hobby, a Grey Heron, a Little Egret, 2 Yellow Wagtails, a steady trickle of Swallows and Sand Martins and a couple of Goldfinches. Not a bad haul from the garden.
Once the bird was released I made way round The Moat, Lloyds, The Lighthouse and The Experimental Station seeing 1 Whinchat, 1 Redstart, 5 Wheatears, 6 Willow Warblers, 6 Common Whitethroats, 1 Chiffchaff but still no Pied Flycatchers.
A late afternoon visit to The moat and the Cuckoo was perched on the Heligoland.
A short watch from the fishing boats was very quiet, the highlight being 8 Turnstone on the beach.