A light south-south-west wind and generally overcast conditions with occasional drizzle. The seawatch produced five Wigeon and 206 Teal heading north, with a first calendar-year Mediterranean Gull also north. An Ocean Sunfish swam past during the evening – for the second time over the past three days – and attracted the attention of a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull. A pelagic trip arranged by Yorkshire Coast Nature obtained close views of a 1st winter Caspian Gull and among several Arctic Skuas, a dark type juvenile Long-tailed Skua.
The flashes near Old Fall hosted a selection of waders including four Curlew Sandpipers, two Little Stints, seven Ringed Plover, three Dunlin and single Greenshank and Green Sandpiper. A Bar-tailed Godwit was present at nearby Oceanview, whilst Thornwick Pool attracted 78 Teal, a Greenshank and a Green Sandpiper.
A Short-eared Owl hunted the Gorse Field and nearby, the Barred Warbler and Wryneck remained in Selwick’s Bay.