Weather: WNW force 4/5 drizzle
A brief visit mid-morning to check the island out found the 6 Eiders still showing well.
Waders seen included 2 Purple Sandpipers, 40 Turnstone, 3,000 Knot, 6,000 Oystercatchers, 1,000 Dunlin, 26 Grey Plover, 150 Sanderling and 50 Redshank.
In addition to the waders and Brent Geese (below) a Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 4 Wrens and a Rock Pipit were some of the regular winter birds found this morning.
An encouraging sign of spring was in the form of Snowdrops now showing in the obs garden.