After a quiet rain influenced start,bird numbers began to increase with Paul reporting 6500 swallow
as well as new sightings such as tufted duck,ringed plover and dunlin on the beach
Paul reports an overflying Goosander as well as a Great Skua or "Bonxie"
some overnight grounding of migrants today.
swallow and sand martin still going through,a reasonable number of other species seen
a good scattering of birds over the down
gannet and dunlin seen over the sea