4th May 2021

Strong north-westerly winds featured through the majority of an overcast day, with squally showers and temperatures peaking at a mere seven degrees C. Seawatch highlights included four Pochard, three Red-throated Divers, a Manx Shearwater, 41 Sandwich Terns and a Bonxie flying south. Thornwick Pools attracted single Common Sandpiper and Dunlin. Two singing Grasshopper Warblers remained on the headland, whilst a Garden Warbler was new for the year, and other notable sightings included 20 Fieldfare, a Redwing and a female Redstart.

Dunlin, Thornwick Pools, by Brett Richards