The first Arctic Skua of the year flew south early morning with 50 Kittiwake, 25 Gannet, seven Fulmar, four Great Northern and two Red-throated Diver. Also offshore 30 Sandwich and two Common Tern, 14 Common Scoter and four Eider.
Elsewhere six Pale and two Dark-bellied Brent Geese were in the estuary with counts including 410 Oystercatcher, 18 Grey and six Ringed Plover, 14 Turnstone, nine Teal, eight Whimbrel, six Sanderling, six Redshank, five Bar-tailed Godwit, four Dunlin, three Knot and a Greenshank.
Migrants were limited to five Willow Warbler and two Wheatear with four Swallow, four Rook and two Jackdaw overhead.
Linnet - Martin Overy
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