Weather: E 0-1 vis 25 mls, ground frost.
Amongst the 223 Brent Geese feeding on the Whaleback and along the rocks on the west side were 2 colour ringed birds, one ringed in Iceland in spring 2017, the other in Ireland as a young male in Feb 2012.
There is still an Eider around the islands and on the sea a single Red-throated Diver, 35 Great Crested Grebe and 52 Common Scoter.
Also on the sea and sand banks were 860 Cormorant.
Only 2 Purple Sandpiper were found but Redshank numbered 122, 500 Knot, 354 Dunlin and 15 Sanderling were on the North Shore and 61 Turnstone were around the island.