A fine, warm and clear day with light to moderate south-westerly winds and sunshine for most of the day. The seawatch produced 6 Sooty Shearwater and 5 Manx. 1 Arctic Skua moved north and 1 Pomarine Skua south in the afternoon. Little Gull numbers dropped today with only 21 south and 54 north. Northcliff Marsh is proving to be a good roost site for freshwater ducks with good water levels this autumn. 83 Mallard, 38 Wigeon, 12 Teal and 1 female Pintail were present at dawn. On Thornwick Pool 18 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Snipe and 2 Dunlin. At least 2 Water Rails were calling again here early morning. A count of 10 Kestrel continued the excellent autumn for this species. 2 Merlin were also recorded on the Outer Head.
The Yellow-browed Warbler was present again by the Lighthouse along with a female redstart. 3 Redwing and a Brambling were in Holmes Gut early morning. There were 3 Great-spotted Woodpeckers on the Outer Head and 1 on the cliff top by Little Thornwick.