28th March 2024

The weather was mixed, with bright intervals, heavy rain for a short period, showers and a blustery south-easterly wind; temperatures reached ten degrees C. A Great Northern Diver flew south during the morning seawatch. Two Red Kites toured the outer head and the Water Rail remained in residence. Another early House Martin was over the village early on, while the Water Pipit re-appeared near South Landing. Additional migrants included a Fieldfare, three Brambling and 13 Siskin.

Puffin, Thornwick, by Don Hustings