Weather: NW force 3 warm in the sunshine
There were 6 Purple Sandpipers feeding at the north end as observers arrived for the high tide,as well as lots of other waders.
With a gentle breeze from the west Turnstone, Redshank, Oystercatchers, Dunlin and a few Brent geese took advantage of the shelter provided in Niffy Bay to roost over the tide.
In addition to waders there were a few passerines: Crows, Robins, Song Thrushes and Wrens. One of the 7 Wrens present was caught and ringed.. This was the first new bird to be ringed on Hilbre this year.
Both Kestrel and Peregrine were noted as was the regular Magpie.
Ringed: 1 Wren [1-1 ]