Weather: SSE force 4/5
A brief post tide mid-morning visit found 14 Purple Sandpipers at the north end, with 13 together in the roost. Other waders counted were 89 Turnstone, 45 Redshank, 285 Curlew, while the Brent were estimated at 480 birds. Two Linnets were on the island today in addition to 5 Rock and 2 Meadow Pipits, 2 Song Thrushes and a Blackbird. A quick look at the sea yielded 120 Common Scoter and a Red-throated Diver.