Weather: WNW force 3/4
A pair of Kestrels were on the island, possibly taking advantage of the increased presence of Short-tailed field voles, 4 of which were seen today. A Whimbrel showed itself among the 22 Curlews present. Rock Pipit and Pied Wagtail were noted along with other summer residents: 9 Swallows, 10 Meadow Pipits and 28 Linnets. Four Redshank were among early returning waders, also 75 Sandwich and 30 Common Terns.