Weather was sunny throughout the day, with a moderate south westerly wind turning south east late afternoon.
The sea watch produced a Great Northern Diver north, five Red-throated Diver, 17 Common Scoter, 17 Sandwich Tern, three Common Tern and ten Manx Shearwater.
On the land, yesterdays Temminck’s Stint remained at Thornwick Pools and continued to show well. A female Pied Flycatcher was reported from near Old Fall during late evening. Three Whimbrel were at South Landing and two Garden Warbler were at South Dykes.
The Buckton area had a particularly good day with a Red-breasted Flycatcher trapped and ringed, a drake Garganey on the pond, Red Kite, Hobby, singing Goldcrest, Short-eared Owl and 70 Swift. Bempton continued to hold the same or another Short-eared Owl.
Red-breasted Flycatcher, Buckton, by Mark Thomas
Garganey, Buckton Pond, by Andy Hood
Temminck’s Stint, Thornwick Pools, by Lee Johnson