Still damp and showery this morning following the deluge of yesterday, and even the sheep were sheltering from the strong northeasterly wind, but spirits were raised when 2 Tree Pipits (more normally spring migrants) were heard calling overhead the obs.
A small passage of passerines that were grounded comprised a Greenland Wheatear, a Whitethroat, 2 Goldcrests and at least 2 Robins.
A very short sea watch in the morning produced 8 Arctic Skuas, a few Great Crested Grebes and Scoters with many Gannets seen towards the wind farm. An afternoon high tide watch had small numbers of the same species with the addition of 2 Kittiwakes.
A Peregrine gave an impressive display as it unsuccessfully chased a Turnstone.
(JE,CJ,CDT,PT,DNW,PGW,SRW) All photos CJ