13th June 2021

After an overcast start, sunny intervals prevailed during a day that produced temperatures reaching 20 degrees C in light, variable winds. A total of 112 Manx Shearwaters flew north during a seawatch that also included 88 Common Scoters heading in the same direction. Thornwick Pools attracted a Ringed Plover, with four singing Corn Buntings located between the camp and North Dykes. Sightings from RSPB Bempton Cliffs included 99 Common Scoters and 233 Starlings heading north-west, with 285 Swifts and two Bullfinch flying south-east.

Painted Lady, North Landing, by June & Malcolm Fox
Four-spotted Chaser, Buckton Pond, by Phil Buxton