Weather: light air, clear sky
A Common Scoter was also near the north end.
and a Grey heron on the rocks south of Middle.
A few Garden Tiger caterpiilars crossed the path on Middle, the first seen this year, perhaps we will have another Garden Tiger summer/autumn proliferation.
The Dunlin still here today seemed to be frequently giving the communal musical chatter associated with imminent departure for northern parts.
Gannets were again feeding in some numbers but today were further out to the north west.
A late evening visit had the lovely surprise of finding a female Mallard with 12 ducklings in the main island pond. Let us hope they survive the many hazards including the fox.