27th June 2024

Sunny intervals, a strengthening south-westerly wind and a high of 23 degrees C. A Great Northern Diver flew south past the Fog Station, where sightings also included 35 Sandwich Terns and six Manx Shearwaters. A Shoveler, three Teal, two Green Sandpipers and three Redshank were on the outer head.

An eclipse drake Mandarin Duck was on Buckton Pond in the evening, while a Hobby flew through RSPB Bempton Cliffs.

Emperor Dragonfly, by Andrew Allport