Friday, July 31st, 2015
It was a day of lighter north-north-west winds and sunny intervals. During the seawatch, a Red-throated Diver flew north, together with 270 Fulmars and 44 Manx Shearwaters, a Wigeon headed south and 32 Common Scoters went north. In addition, two Arctic Skuas went south, a Bonxie headed north, a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull flew south and 140 Sandwich Terns, 21 Common and two Arctic Terns went north (with three south).
A Short-eared Owl hunted fields near the Lighthouse and single Willow Warblers were at Thornwick and North Landing.
A Little Egret was at Buckton Pond.