Sunday, 11 August 2019

11th August 2019

Weather:NNW force 3/4  Rain early
A Mediterranean Gull was still present to the east of the island. Other records included 2,500 Oystercatchers, 400 Dunlin, 65 Ringed Plover, 58 Turnstone, 20 Redshank, 29 Curlew and 6 Whimbrel. On the sea were 24 Common Scoter, 2 Guillemot and a Great Crested Grebe with 2 Arctic Skuas looking for the terns, among which were 11 Little Terns, while on the shore were 6 Little Egrets and 11 Shelduck. Only 2 Swallows were seen over the island in the generally poor weather.

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