Weather: SE force 2/3
Headline of the day was a Wood Sandpiper heard calling as it went over, possibly towards the north west of the island, but was not relocated. Wood Sandpiper is a very scarce Hilbre visitor indeed, not seen in most years. Minimum passage earlier in the morning included a Chiffchaff, 2 Wheatears, 2 Grey Wagtails and a Yellow Wagtail in flight across the top of the island. Waders included a Whimbrel, 3 Bar-tailed Godwits.and a summer plumaged Grey Plover.