Weather: NW 1 clear skies but heat haze restricting visibility.
Over 200 Curlew were around the islands today, together with 4 Whimbrel 11 Dunlin, 3 Turnstone and 6 Redshank. Noted on the sea was a single Manx Sheartwater, 31 Gannet and the immature male Eider, also 228 Sandwich Tern and 29 Common.
The Pied Wagtails have a second brood with at least 3 Chicks.
A Kestrel was about the island briefly.
A Emperor Dragonfly was again in the SK paddock with quite a few Small White and Green- veined White Butterflies but not in such large numbers as a few days ago, 12 Six-spot Burnet Moth were also noted.