A lone Grey Plover on an island from Hanson at the height of yesterdays storm
After yesterdays storms, today dawned foggy clearing into a very warm sunny day, even the breeze was very warm.
1 of 6 Common Sandpiper from Makepiece this morning
At Dengemarsh a Great White Egret, 3+ Marsh Harriers, some Bearded Tits and some Sand Martins moving through this morning a few common warblers but little else of note. During the day large numbers of Sand Martins could be found around the peninsular, also a couple of Hobby's.
In a couple of visits to the ARC today a Little Stint, Wood Sandpiper, 4+ Common Sandpipers, 6 Dunlin, a single Black-tailed Godwit, Black-necked Grebe and all the usual wildfowl.
A sea watch from the boats this afternoon 14.45-16.05
Common Scoter: 11E 19W
Great-crested grebe: 3 around
Balearic Shearwater: 1W
Dunlin: 5 on beach
Sanderling: 4 on beach
Great Skua: 1 on sea
Kittiwake: 1E 1W
Sandwich Tern; 87W
Common Tern: 22W
Sand Martin: 121 out
Grey Seal: 1
Harbour Porpoise: 6+
Grey Heron from Hanson late afternoon
1 of 4 Garganey from Firth hide early this evening
Brown-veined Wainscot first for the Plodland trap