At sea from The Point this morning a trickle of Gannets and Sandwich Terns moving west, c15 Common Scoter off shore and a small southward movement of Swallows and Sand Martins. Round the bushes very little of note a Few Chiffchaffs and a Great Spotted Woodpecker. At the ARC the Little Stint lingers on with 14 Dunlin, c50 Golden Plover, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 6 Pintail still 2 Hobbys and a Peregrine.
|A nice looking bird, pity about the poor light.|
Bird of the day was the summer plumaged Red-throated Diver found on one of the Scotney Pools by DW doing a WEBs count and after waiting one and half hours it finally claim close enough to allow record shots. Other birds of note at Scotney were 7 Bar-tailed Godwits and a Black-tailed Godwit