5th April 2008 - bright and sunny/wintry showers N4/5
Observations early morning (0830-0930) produced an obvious northerly passage with 115 Sandwich Tern, 110 Razorbill, 14 Red-breastedMerganser, 10 Red-throated Diver, 5 Gannet, 3 Common Scoter and single Guillemot and Kittiwake.
A Hooded Crow was the pick of a meagre bunch which was limited to 12 Pied Wagtail, 5 Goldcrest, 4 White Wagtail, 3 Blackbird, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Stonechat and a Fieldfare.
Wildfowl and Waders
Wildfowl numbers continue to dwindle however the long-staying flock of 65 pale-bellied Brent Geese still linger and waders included 300 Golden Plover and 15 Purple Sandpiper.
At least 50 Twite remain and 2 Little Owl and a Little Egret were logged.
Both Weasel and Brown Hare were seen.